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Stand-Up For Migrants Comedy Event

Stand-Up For Migrants Comedy Event

Mid Morning Mix

The 18th December was International Migrants Day, marked each year by a UN event. This year, on Thursday 20th December, the UN are hosting a comedy event called Stand Up for Migrants. Comedians fro...

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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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What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

What's on at the UN? World Food Programme

UN Roundup

Today, Daniel Johnson from the UN discusses: The World Food Programme announced plans to scale up aid – the UN agency is already providing lifesaving help to 8 million people in Yemen&hell...

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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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Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

Whats on at the UN? Sheep in the park

UN Roundup

  WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland. Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at worldradio....

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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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Whats on at the UN? 39th Human Rights Council continues

Whats on at the UN? 39th Human Rights Council continues

UN Roundup

Image: © Delegates at the Human Rights Council (HRC) 39th regular session, 10 September 2018. UN Photo / Elma Okic Used with the permission of the UN Information Service.   ...

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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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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! - Why did it take Switzerland so long to become a UN member?

Swiss Up! - Why did it take Switzerland so long to become a UN member?

Swiss Up!

Switzerland was one of the very last countries to join the UN yet it is the host of the UN's second largest seat. How is that so? Figure it out in today's episode of Swiss Up! with Dario

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What's on at the UN? Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola free

What's on at the UN? Democratic Republic of Congo is Ebola free

UN Roundup

United Nations Correspondent Daniel Johnson gives us a recap of last week's International Nelson Mandela Day celebrations in Geneva on the centenary of Mandela's birth. Also, great news ...

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Cycle alongside Andy Schlek in Crans Montana for UNICEF this Saturday

Cycle alongside Andy Schlek in Crans Montana for UNICEF this Saturday

Mid Morning Mix

Amongst other celebrities and corporate teams who support this event, 2010 Tour de France winner Andy Schlek will be cycling for UNICEF this Saturday 9th June and you can cycle alongside him there,...

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What's on at the UN? Plastic Soup Surfer - beat plastic pollution!

What's on at the UN? Plastic Soup Surfer - beat plastic pollution!

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson joins us once again for a round-up of events and conferences from the Palais des Nations.

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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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What's on at the UN? Ebola Vaccine Preparation

What's on at the UN? Ebola Vaccine Preparation

UN Roundup

Tune in to Daniel Johnson and Katt Cullen for a UN Roundup every Monday morning at 11:20am

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What's on at the UN? The Cholera Vaccination Stockpile

What's on at the UN? The Cholera Vaccination Stockpile

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson touches base again to explain the Gavi & WHO press conference on a cholera vaccination drive in Africa and a global stockpile. Also, a UNICEF Press Conference this Wednesday focu...

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What's on at the UN? Library talk: Forgotten Victims of Terrorism

What's on at the UN? Library talk: Forgotten Victims of Terrorism

UN Roundup

Image: Hassan Bility – Liberia torture victim and human rights campaigner, courtesy of Daniel Johnson at the UN.   It's the start of eCommerce Week at the UN and the UN Co...

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What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council concludes 37th session

What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council concludes 37th session

UN Roundup

Image: 37th Session of the Human Rights Council, Palais des Nation. 23 March 2018. Photo by Violaine Martin ​        

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Whats On At The UN? The Gender Pay Gap: Can we make equal pay a reality?

Whats On At The UN? The Gender Pay Gap: Can we make equal pay a reality?

UN Roundup

This week at the UN, Rheal talks us through the highlights of the Human Rights Council, which concludes this week. Also the World Summit on the Information Society which will be attended by Deputy ...

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UN Orchestra, featuring Menuhin Junior Prize winner Rennosuke Fukuda

UN Orchestra, featuring Menuhin Junior Prize winner Rennosuke Fukuda

Mid Morning Mix

Antoine Marguier, Founder, Artistic Director and Conductor of the UN Orchestra, joins us in the studio to talk about the upcoming concert on Saturday 17th March at the Victoria Hall, Geneva. 

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What's on at the UN? Munira Khalif; youth can affect change

What's on at the UN? Munira Khalif; youth can affect change

UN Roundup

  Rheal guides us through this week's happenings, including The Human Rights Council and Conference on Disarmament (which you can also watch live) The Director-General deliverin...

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