Articles: #politics

What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN delivers our weekly update.

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Swiss Up! -  The political emergency response team: Libero

Swiss Up! - The political emergency response team: Libero

Swiss Up!

  What does that even mean, a political emergency response team? If you're not sure, Dario is and on today's episode of Swiss Up! we're learning all about news narratives and im...

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McKay Interview: The Swiss tourist industry with Urs Eberhard (October 30)

McKay Interview: The Swiss tourist industry with Urs Eberhard (October 30)

The McKay Interview

    Urs Eberhard, the Head of Markets at Switzerland Tourism, discusses the Swiss tourist industry and how it's influenced by environmental and political changes such as Global ...

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Swiss Up! - Swiss Federal Cabinet

Swiss Up! - Swiss Federal Cabinet

Swiss Up!

Ever wondered how the Swiss government is different to every other governing system in the world? How do cabinet members get elected? What does the president do and how much power does he have? (Hi...

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Swiss Up! - How does the Swiss democratic process work?

Swiss Up! - How does the Swiss democratic process work?

Swiss Up!

You probably know that the Swiss are called to vote on many different issues several times a year. But how exactly does it work? Who decides what get's voted on and what are the shortcomings of...

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The McKay Interview: Mary Robinson

The McKay Interview: Mary Robinson

The McKay Interview

The McKay Interview's 100th guest, Mary Robinson! 

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What's on at the UN? Universal Children's Day

What's on at the UN? Universal Children's Day

UN Roundup

UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré - World Children's Day Michael Møller, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva with 5 Youth from Step into Action and 5 youth from ...

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McKay Interview: Antoine Marguier, Director of the UN Orchestra (23 October 2017)

McKay Interview: Antoine Marguier, Director of the UN Orchestra (23 October 2017)

The McKay Interview

This week's McKay interview is with Antoine Marguier, the Director of the well-known, and very popular United Nations Orchestra based in Geneva.

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Get to know Balochistan

Get to know Balochistan

There is little known about Balochistan and its problems in Europe in general and Switzerland in particular. Balochistan is 46% of Pakistan by land and the richest among its four provinces in terms...

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McKay Interview: Veteran British Diplomat Sir Peter Marshall KCMG CVO (28 August 2017)

McKay Interview: Veteran British Diplomat Sir Peter Marshall KCMG CVO (28 August 2017)

The McKay Interview

This week's guest on the McKay Interview is Sir Peter Marshall, a distinguished British diplomat whose experience dates back to 1949. Once serving in the RAF in World War II and graduating f...

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McKay Interview: Neuroscientist Dr Henry Markram (17 July 2017)

McKay Interview: Neuroscientist Dr Henry Markram (17 July 2017)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael McKay talks to Professor Henry Markram who is the Founder of both the Blue Brain Project and Human Brain Project. His impressive academic record is extensive: • He gained hi...

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The UK election results come rolling in

The UK election results come rolling in

The Breakfast Show

The WRS UK election coverage is brought to you by DeVere, a world leader in international financial planning.  Mark Butcher brings you discussions and updates from a panel of expe...

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FILM NUT - Churchill

FILM NUT - Churchill

Film Nut

This week's FILM NUT takes a look at the new release Churchill. The British Prime Minister from the 40s and 50s did once say; "History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." ...

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Swiss Solidarity organises fundraiser for famine victims in Africa

Swiss Solidarity organises fundraiser for famine victims in Africa

The Breakfast Show

The UN reports that the largest humanitarian crisis since the Second World War is unfolding in Africa. Swiss Solidarity and its partner relief organizations raised the alarm in mid-March and launch...

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McKay Interview: Henri Getaz, Swiss minister in charge of post Brexit/Swiss relations

McKay Interview: Henri Getaz, Swiss minister in charge of post Brexit/Swiss relations

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay is talking to Ambassador Henri Gétaz. He is the Director for European Affairs within the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs – the FDFA. He is a career diplomat w...

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'The Great European Disaster' Geneva debate

'The Great European Disaster' Geneva debate

The Brexit vote has thrown the whole of the EU into crises – not just the UK.

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Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

A Geneva based music project has brought together world class musicians and aims to raise money for UNHCR and its efforts to help the refugees from Syria and Iraq.

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Battle for next UN Secretary General moves into next round

Battle for next UN Secretary General moves into next round

The new Secretary General of the United Nations will take on the job on the 1st January 2017.

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Brexit: Why you're wrong if you think Britain should leave the EU

Brexit: Why you're wrong if you think Britain should leave the EU

By Mark Butcher UK voters will get their say in June on whether the country should stay in the European Union or go it alone. Many UK voters feel the EU is overly bureaucratic, cumbersome and...

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Federal Court overturns phone conviction

Federal Court overturns phone conviction

Thousands of drivers in Switzerland who have been fined for using a phone at the wheel could get their convictions overturned following a case at the Federal Court. The judges have overturned a co...

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Integration with Executives International

Integration with Executives International

Michael McKay talks to local business leaders about the issues of integration of internationals in the Lake Geneva region. Talking to Michael are:

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Former England International Lewis Moody talks to WRS

Former England International Lewis Moody talks to WRS

The Rugby World Cup is now in its final stages – and for the first time in the tournament’s history, no northern hemisphere team has made it through to the knock out stages. But despit...

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UNHCR and WFP get more funds after NY UN meeting

UNHCR and WFP get more funds after NY UN meeting

The Geneva based UNHCR, together with the World Food Programme are to get an injection of money following a meeting at the UN in New York. The G7 countries, as well as Gulf countries and Switzerla...

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Live Breakfast Show from Café du Centre

Live Breakfast Show from Café du Centre

Join Katt and Mark at the Café du Centre this Tuesday morning.

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