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Plane Talk  - Who are ICAO? How are they different to IATA?

Plane Talk - Who are ICAO? How are they different to IATA?

Plane Talk

It can be easy to get lost amongst the acronyms. Chaitan explains the main differences between ICAO and IATA and how they work together.    

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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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What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week & climate reports

What's on at the UN? Geneva Peace Week & climate reports

UN Roundup

Photo: Electric Cars in the Place des Nations Bertand Piccard, Swiss psychiatrist and aeronaut during of convoi of Tesla in the Place des Nations In Geneva that will link Marrakech to Bonn fo...

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What's on at the UN? Spanish Language Week

What's on at the UN? Spanish Language Week

UN Roundup

  This week is World Food Day and conversations at the UN are focussing around food security and rural development.  It's also Spanish Language Week and there will be an exhibit...

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What's on at the UN? Our open day roundup

What's on at the UN? Our open day roundup

UN Roundup

Image: Open Day 2017 During Open Day of the United Nations in Geneva. 7 october 2017. © UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré Daniel gives us an update on the Myanmar Refugee Crisis, including ...

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UN Roundup - UN Geneva Open Day

UN Roundup - UN Geneva Open Day

UN Roundup

Photo: Spring scenes in the Ariana Park Allée des drapeaux of the United Nations in Geneva. UN Photo / Jean-Marc Ferré, used with the permission of UN Geneva.   Dani...

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10 year old tax wizz to speak in Geneva

10 year old tax wizz to speak in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

It may not be your first thought, but if you need help with your tax, you could ask a 10 year old. 

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What's on at the UN? Burundi & Syria updates

What's on at the UN? Burundi & Syria updates

UN Roundup

This morning Daniel Johnson gives us an update moments before a press conference on human rights in Burundi begins. Daniel Johnson explains ...

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What's on at the UN? 7th round of Syria talks closed on Friday

What's on at the UN? 7th round of Syria talks closed on Friday

UN Roundup

Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the press on the  last day of the 7th round of the Intra-Syrian talks, Geneva. 14 July 2017. UN...

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What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian talks and library events

UN Roundup

Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Staffan de Mistura, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria briefs the five Permanent Members of the Security Council to the United Nations during the Intra-Syrian talks...

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What's on at the UN? UNHCR report on migration and people smuggling in Libya

What's on at the UN? UNHCR report on migration and people smuggling in Libya

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson joins us, fresh out of a press conference, with news on the UNHCR's report on migration and people smuggling in Libya. He also talks about the updated situation in Cypr...

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What's on at the UN? El Patrón

What's on at the UN? El Patrón

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson joins us on the line to discuss this week's events at the United Nations. First up this week, the UN talks on Syria are set to begin again. Steffan de Mist...

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What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council in session

What's on at the UN? Human Rights Council in session

UN Roundup

The Human Rights Council is now in session (6-23rd June 2017). It started last week with harsh criticism from US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley telling the Council it needed to shape up. We take ...

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'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

'Give It All' for UNICEF - cycling in Crans Montana on June 10

Mid Morning Mix

Your commitment makes the difference!! Sign up and fundraise: www.unicef.ch/en/cycling-for-children

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What's on at the UN? World Health Assembly votes in new WHO head

What's on at the UN? World Health Assembly votes in new WHO head

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson covers this week's happenings at the UN

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What's on at the UN? - Is the world ready for Sustainable Development Goals?

What's on at the UN? - Is the world ready for Sustainable Development Goals?

UN Roundup

This week Daniel runs us through some of the events taking place at the UN in Geneva. Syria Talks are resumed in Geneva this week, including a press conference with Staffan de Mistura today at n...

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Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk - Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals

Plane Talk

Chaitan Jain runs us through the topic of sustainable tourism and explains how aviation plays a role in the Sustainable Development Goals as set by the United Nations.

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What's on at the UN? Fundraising for Yemen's humanitarian crisis

What's on at the UN? Fundraising for Yemen's humanitarian crisis

UN Roundup

Today Rheal LeBlanc fills in for Daniel Johnson on the show for our weekly round-up of UN events.

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UN staff council fights 7.5% pay cut plan

UN staff council fights 7.5% pay cut plan

The Breakfast Show

Staff at the United Nations in Geneva are fighting plans to cut pay for professional grade workers by 7.5% - that equates to a month’s salary. Ian Richards from the UN staff council says it&r...

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What's on at the UN? International Women's Day events

What's on at the UN? International Women's Day events

UN Roundup

This Wednesday is the International Day of Women and the UN plan to mark it in a number of ways. Daniel Johnson explains them to us and takes us through the ways in which you can get involved too.

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What's on at the UN? The power of languages

What's on at the UN? The power of languages

UN Roundup

Our weekly catch up with Daniel Johnson from the UN. This week we run down the major news stories as well as several cultural events open to the public. 

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Whats On At The UN? Plus, a roundup of President Xi Jinping's visit

Whats On At The UN? Plus, a roundup of President Xi Jinping's visit

UN Roundup

We start this week's round-up with a quick recap on last week's visits from Chinese President, Xi Jinping and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.  Daniel Johnson also shares some...

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What will the appointment of the new UN SG mean for Geneva?

What will the appointment of the new UN SG mean for Geneva?

UN watchers were surprised last night when the Security Council settled on a choice for the next United Nations Secretary General - former Portuguese Prime Minister and an ex-head of the UNHCR - An...

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