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In Geneva in English; in December & January

In Geneva in English; in December & January

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park joins us in the studio to talk some of the great Winter events from the Ville de Genève. All events mentioned can be found in the Arts and Culture in Geneva in ...

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What's on at the UN? Art against violence

What's on at the UN? Art against violence

UN Roundup

​Image: Private Sector Side Event of Geneva Conference on Afghanistan. 27 November 2018. UN Photo by Violaine Martin ​ Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, Tues to Wed 27-28 Novemb...

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Swiss-based good reads

Swiss-based good reads

Want to read some books based in Switzerland? We've compiled the ultimate list for your pleasure.

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McKay Interview: Genevois Public Transport with Anne Hornung-Soukup (12 November 2018)

McKay Interview: Genevois Public Transport with Anne Hornung-Soukup (12 November 2018)

The McKay Interview

  Anne Hornung-Soukup is the president of TPG, the transport public genevois. With the TPG network spanning across the French-Swiss border, there are a lot of factors to consider in running...

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Meet Fred - a frustrated bunraku puppet

Meet Fred - a frustrated bunraku puppet

Mid Morning Mix

Hijinx Artistic Director & Director of Meet Fred, Ben Petitt-Wade, explains the show and introduces us to Fred himself.

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What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week

What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week

UN Roundup

Image: genevapeaceweek.ch   All UN Member States are reviewed every five years and it’s Saudi Arabia’s turn today. Tomorrow is China’s turn, followed by Mexico, Ni...

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Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

Whats on at the UN? First global conference on air pollution

UN Roundup

  The World Health Organization is hosting its first Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health (until 1 November).  There is a Gala Concert, “China Meets West,” at t...

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In Geneva in English; in November

In Geneva in English; in November

Mid Morning Mix

    Christopher Park, from the Ville de Geneve, joins us in the studio to talk some of the great events happening in Geneva this November. All events mentioned can be found in th...

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Let's talk about Fake News

Let's talk about Fake News

The Breakfast Show

    We've all heard the phrase being thrown about more and more over the past couple of years. But what is fake news? Where does it come from and who is profiting from its exist...

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McKay Interview: Global Risk and Resilience with Jean-Marc Rickli (October 15)

McKay Interview: Global Risk and Resilience with Jean-Marc Rickli (October 15)

The McKay Interview

  Jean-Marc Rickli, from the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, discusses what puts Switzerland at risk and the measures taken to keep security as a national priority. Join Michael McKay...

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Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

Whats on at the UN? Indonesia tsunami & World Print Day

UN Roundup

  The UN Geneva Escalade training session is on 21st October.  You can watch the Climate Change press conference right now, live or on catch-up.  Register now for the presen...

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ART SEEN - Fire & Clay

ART SEEN - Fire & Clay

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem visits the Fire and Clay exhibit of Ceramic Art at the Gagosian Gallery in Geneva.

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In Geneva in English; in October

In Geneva in English; in October

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park joins us in the studio to talk some of the October events and activities from the Ville de Genève. All events mentioned can be found in the Arts and Culture in ...

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Greg Arnold - "Against the Wheel" album release

Greg Arnold - "Against the Wheel" album release

Mid Morning Mix

Greg Arnold and long-term collaborator Toby May joined us in the WRS studio to talk about Greg's forthcoming album 'Against the Wheel'.

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Walking with Dinosaurs - talking to the people that bring dinosaurs to life

Walking with Dinosaurs - talking to the people that bring dinosaurs to life

Mid Morning Mix

Katt meets WALKING WITH DINOSAURS's Resident Director Ian Waller and Lead Voodoo Operator Amanda Maddock at the Geneva Arena. 

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What's on at the UN? Investigator Françoise Hampton explains worrying developments in Burundi

What's on at the UN? Investigator Françoise Hampton explains worrying developments in Burundi

UN Roundup

Image: Françoise Hampton, Member of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Burundi briefs the press, Palais des Nations. 5 September 2018. Photo by Violaine Martin Used with the permission ...

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Swiss Up! Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Swiss Up! Philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Swiss Up!

Today Dario looks at the life and influence of the Geneva born philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He often upset authorities in Geneva and France - but did a great deal in promoting Switzerland.

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The Red Pill Conference, Geneva

The Red Pill Conference, Geneva

The Breakfast Show

      For more information or to purchase tickets to the event, visit the official website.  The Red Pill conference, at the Starling Hotel, Geneva, is a major ...

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Whats On At The UN? - Syria & Yemen talks and WHO fitness report

Whats On At The UN? - Syria & Yemen talks and WHO fitness report

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson gives us a round up on the Yemen talks due to start this week, the Syria talks starting next week, including Steffan de Mistura's words of warning about any attack on I...

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Swiss Up - 20 years since SR111 crash (3 September 2018)

Swiss Up - 20 years since SR111 crash (3 September 2018)

Swiss Up!

It's 20 years since the Swissair flight, SR111, from New York to Geneva crashed, killing 229 people. The crash shocked the country, especially Geneva. The flight was nicknamed 'the UN shutt...

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In Geneva in English; in September

In Geneva in English; in September

Mid Morning Mix

Christopher Park, from the Ville de Geneve, joins us in the studio to talk some of the great events happening in Geneva this September.  All events mentioned can be found in the A...

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UN Roundup: Reflections on Kofi Annan and the plight of the Rohingya children

UN Roundup: Reflections on Kofi Annan and the plight of the Rohingya children

UN Roundup

On this week's UN roundup, Daniel looks at the legacy of Kofi Annan. A new report by Unicef on the Rohingya children and a talk next week on how international humanitarian law is struggling to ...

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Swiss Up! How did the Red Cross start?

Swiss Up! How did the Red Cross start?

Swiss Up!

In today's edition, Dario looks at the birth of the Red Cross. The organisation was set up by Geneva businessman Henry Dunant after he witnessed the horrific carnage at the battle of Solferino ...

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Swiss Up! - The Jet D'eau in Geneva

Swiss Up! - The Jet D'eau in Geneva

Swiss Up!

  The Jet D'eau in Geneva is one of the most recognisable landmarks in Switzerland. Figure out all about it's industrial background and why it will never be the tallest fountain in ...

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