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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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Octopode is back with more rock, ska, reggae, metal & afrobeat

Octopode is back with more rock, ska, reggae, metal & afrobeat

Mid Morning Mix

It's the 7th edition of Octopode; a free festival in Meyrin on the 24th & 25th August!  Manon is the Hospitality Manager for Octopode. She joins us in the studio to tell us more...

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Allianz Openair Cinema in Geneva

Allianz Openair Cinema in Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Allianz Cinema invites you to enjoy your movies under the stars this summer. The programme of recently released or yet-to-be released movies can be found below.  Xavier Mercier tells us tha...

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What's on at the UN? - Nelson Mandela International Day

What's on at the UN? - Nelson Mandela International Day

Mid Morning Mix

Nelson Mandela Day this year falls on Mandela's 100th birthday and is being celebrated over lunchtime at the UN, Geneva. Katt interviews Daniel Johnson about the events happening today and the ...

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Happy City Lab - making a happy city

Happy City Lab - making a happy city

Mid Morning Mix

Ciné Transat is now in it's 10th edition; with open air screenings of cult movies, designed to bring people together throughout the summer. But what's their motivation to put th...

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Urban picnics change the way we think about space

Urban picnics change the way we think about space

Mid Morning Mix

  A parking space might just be a parking space to you and I - but to Marcel Mühlestein and those that participate in "Urban Picnicing", a parking space might ...

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A positive outlook for Ethiopia - Geneva conference

A positive outlook for Ethiopia - Geneva conference

The Breakfast Show

Ethiopia is going through a major change with a new government and a restoration of civil liberties and the reestablishment of a free press. Also, tens of thousands of political prisoners have been...

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Fête de la Tomate in Carouge - eat more tomatoes!

Fête de la Tomate in Carouge - eat more tomatoes!

Mid Morning Mix

Delphine Choveau, from the Union Maraîchère de Geneve, joined Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix to talk about this weekend's Fête de la Tomate and where ugly tomat...

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ART SEEN - Sculpture Garden in Geneva's Parc des Eaux Vives

ART SEEN - Sculpture Garden in Geneva's Parc des Eaux Vives

Mid Morning Mix

Sculpture Garden in Geneva's Parc des Eaux Vives: UFOs have landed. Uli Van Neyghem takes a look...

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In Geneva in English; in July & August

In Geneva in English; in July & August

Mid Morning Mix

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

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ART SEEN - Africa. The Ecstatic Religions

ART SEEN - Africa. The Ecstatic Religions

ART SEEN

Uli Van Neyghem has been to the Museum of Ethnography in Geneva to visit the exhibition: AFRICA - The Ecstatic Religions: A journey into an intriguing world

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Roderick Abbott - Trade Specialist on Brexit

Roderick Abbott - Trade Specialist on Brexit

The Breakfast Show

Roderick Abbott from the European Centre for International Political Economy is a senior advisor on trade policy and worked at the WTO and 30 years working on trade policy at the European Commissio...

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ART SEEN - Tinguely & de Saint Phalle: 'Les Affiches'

ART SEEN - Tinguely & de Saint Phalle: 'Les Affiches'

Mid Morning Mix

If you are looking for a fun and artful way to spend about an hour in Geneva, look no further...

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What's on at the UN? Guterres on disarmament push

What's on at the UN? Guterres on disarmament push

UN Roundup

Photo: Official visit of the Secretary-General Antonio Guterres during his presentation on the agenda for disarmament at University Dufour in Geneva. 24 May 2018. UN Photo / Jean-Ma...

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An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

An evening of exploration and events at Geneva's 'Night of the Museums'

Mid Morning Mix

Voyage Voyage!! Geneva museums stay open late on Saturday 26th May with loads of events throughout the night, easy shuttle buses between them and an after party until 5am. Christopher Park, ...

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Graphic Novel Writer Yves Sente on comics, egos and collaborations

Graphic Novel Writer Yves Sente on comics, egos and collaborations

Mid Morning Mix

Yves Sente is painfully honest. He knows you have to have a certain amount of ego to write and be creative, to "want to show the world what's inside your head",  but he ackn...

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