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Meet Joan Okitoi-Heisig, a communications specialist who helps international development actors better communicate about their work.
4 min
Meet Marina Wutholen, a journalist who also connects young people who have ideas for a more sustainable and equal world.
5 min
Swiss assisted suicide organization lifecircle demonstrated in the Swiss capital, Bern on November 2. They called for the legalization of assisted...
3 min
Meet Zaninka Ntagungira, a climate specialist. She came to Geneva to study and focus on the policies that help combat climate change.
4 min
The first video in our two-part series shows how climate change is affecting the Swiss landscape, economy and people.
7 min
Part two in our climate video series looks at how Switzerland is going about reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
7 min
Meet Mohanty Sharada, an AI specialist. Many of his friends moved to Silicon Valley, but he stayed to create a start-up in Geneva.
4 min
Meet Oday Darwich, a computer scientist who brings together researchers, industry and society to work on quantum computers.
4 min
Reaction from the people who fought against the new Swiss law on same-sex marriage rights.
1 min
The Swiss are celebrating their National Day, not only here but in every country where Swiss people are now living and working.
2 min
Switzerland offered its good offices to arrange negotiations between Algerian and French delegations, which led to the end of the Algerian War.
8 min
Would you eat warmed up leftovers? You can get them at a new pop-up restaurant in eastern Switzerland that is fighting food waste.
2 min
Stretching over several decades, meetings in Geneva between American presidents and Syrian president Hafez al-Assad, raised hopes of peace in the...
8 min
Castro flew to Geneva in 1998. His hopes to initiate ties with Clinton were dashed, but he left a lasting impression on the international community.
9 min
When Joe Biden meets Vladimir Putin in Geneva on June 16, it won’t be the first time the leaders of two superpowers hold a summit in the Swiss city.
8 min
The UN attracts workers from all over the world to Geneva, including thousands of interns.
4 min
Jürg Billwiller, a suicide assistant with Exit, takes the train to Bern to oversee the last moments of one patient's life.
3 min
The numbers of Covid-19 infections and hospitalisations in Switzerland are high but stabilising. While there's hardly any corona related deaths...
1 min
As the pandemic continues, should children be taught outside to minimise risk of infection? The Danes think it’s a good idea. 20% of their schools...
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Koyo Kouoh speaks about Switzerland and her upbringing in the Zurich of the 1980s and 1990s.
4 min