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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? 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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What's on at the UN? Radhika Coomaraswamy on genocide reports from Myanmar

What's on at the UN? Radhika Coomaraswamy on genocide reports from Myanmar

Mid Morning Mix

Image: Radhika Coomraswamy, Member of the Independent International Fact-finding Mission on Myanmar, briefs the press on the Humanitarian Situation in Myanmar, Geneva. 27 August 2018. Photo b...

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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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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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Whats on at the UN? A giant teepee & a colouring competition

Whats on at the UN? A giant teepee & a colouring competition

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson from the UN takes us through some of the resolutions passed on the last Human Rights Council, which ended on Friday. Also, keep the kids busy with a colouring competitio...

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Whats on at the UN? Extreme poverty in US and Ghana

Whats on at the UN? Extreme poverty in US and Ghana

UN Roundup

This week at the UN, Syria Constitutional Committee talks and the Human Rights Council resume for their second weeks.     

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Whats on at the UN? "We're at breaking point" - UN Syria Coordinator

Whats on at the UN? "We're at breaking point" - UN Syria Coordinator

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN gives us more details on the crisis in Syria as the UN Regional  Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, Panos Moumtzis, says that they're “at ...

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Fleur Heyworth explains Seven; seven powerful stories

Fleur Heyworth explains Seven; seven powerful stories

Mid Morning Mix

On Thursdsay 14th June the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, together with many partners, brings SEVEN to the United Nations Assembley Hall, Geneva. Fleur Heyworth joins Katt Cullen o...

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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? 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 ‚Äč        

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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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What's on at the UN? Non-observance of Syria ceasefire & Intl. Women's Day

What's on at the UN? Non-observance of Syria ceasefire & Intl. Women's Day

UN Roundup

Rheal LeBlanc runs us through what's happening this week at the UN.

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What's on at the UN? International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

What's on at the UN? International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation

UN Roundup

Image: FGM awareness session run by the African Union Mission to Somalia at the Walalah Biylooley refugee camp, Mogadishu David Mutua, African Union Mission to Somalia - Flickr, CC0 Anti-F...

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What's on at the UN? Positive news from Somalia and Mix & Mash

What's on at the UN? Positive news from Somalia and Mix & Mash

UN Roundup

Photo: Intra-Syrian Talks Dr Bashar Al Jaafari, Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, New York arrives at a bilateral meeting with St...

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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? Intra-Syrian peace talks & save the porpoise

What's on at the UN? Intra-Syrian peace talks & save the porpoise

UN Roundup

Image: UN Geneva: Intra-Syrian Talks Intra-Syrian Talks, Staffan De Mistura Special Envoy for Syria, Geneva, 2016.03.24. UN photo / Anne-Laure Lechat ‚ÄčIntra-Syrian peace talks slated...

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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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