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Geneva Internationals: Improving storytelling in international development
Meet Joan Okitoi-Heisig, a communications specialist who helps international development actors better communicate about their work.
Geneva Internationals: Showcasing youth-driven solutions for a better future
Meet Marina Wutholen, a journalist who also connects young people who have ideas for a more sustainable and equal world.
Swiss advocate calls for global recognition of assisted suicide
Swiss assisted suicide organization lifecircle demonstrated in the Swiss capital, Bern on November 2. They called for the legalization of assisted...
Geneva Internationals: Driving action to protect the environment
Meet Zaninka Ntagungira, a climate specialist. She came to Geneva to study and focus on the policies that help combat climate change.
The reality of climate change in Switzerland
The first video in our two-part series shows how climate change is affecting the Swiss landscape, economy and people.
How Switzerland is trying to combat climate change
Part two in our climate video series looks at how Switzerland is going about reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
Geneva Internationals: Using AI to solve real-world problems
Meet Mohanty Sharada, an AI specialist. Many of his friends moved to Silicon Valley, but he stayed to create a start-up in Geneva.
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Geneva Internationals: When people collide at CERN, not particles
Meet Oday Darwich, a computer scientist who brings together researchers, industry and society to work on quantum computers.
Opponents react to the victory of “marriage for all”
Reaction from the people who fought against the new Swiss law on same-sex marriage rights.
How the Swiss Abroad celebrate their national day
The Swiss are celebrating their National Day, not only here but in every country where Swiss people are now living and working.
Diplomatic back channels: Switzerland helps end the Algerian War
Switzerland offered its good offices to arrange negotiations between Algerian and French delegations, which led to the end of the Algerian War.
The Swiss restaurant that serves up leftovers
Would you eat warmed up leftovers? You can get them at a new pop-up restaurant in eastern Switzerland that is fighting food waste.
Diplomatic back channels: years of USA-Syria talks in Geneva
Stretching over several decades, meetings in Geneva between American presidents and Syrian president Hafez al-Assad, raised hopes of peace in the...
Diplomatic back channels: Castro stretches out a hand to Clinton in Geneva
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.
Diplomatic back channels: when Reagan and Gorbachev met in Geneva
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.
Surviving as a UN intern in Geneva
The UN attracts workers from all over the world to Geneva, including thousands of interns.
A suicide assistant at work
Jürg Billwiller, a suicide assistant with Exit, takes the train to Bern to oversee the last moments of one patient's life.
Crematoriums reaching their limit
The numbers of Covid-19 infections and hospitalisations in Switzerland are high but stabilising. While there's hardly any corona related deaths...
The Swiss teachers who give lessons outdoors
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...
Zurich by Koyo
Koyo Kouoh speaks about Switzerland and her upbringing in the Zurich of the 1980s and 1990s.
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