Sci & Tech
Russia has passed ‘100 new laws’ restricting press freedom
Galina Timchenko, the Russian-Ukrainian editor-in-chief of meduza.io, still writes about what Russian media can no longer publish due to censorship.
Leap of Faith
The dizzying south face of Poncione d’Alnasca, a mountain in southern Switzerland, attracts the best climbers in the world.
Swiss voters say ‘yes’ to new organ donation model
Some 60% of Swiss voters have accepted a reform to the transplantation law aiming to boost organ donation rates.
Life inside: testing a new Swiss prison
What are Swiss prisons really like on the inside? SWI swissinfo.ch tests the new Zurich West prison.
The Planets Giant Slalom race
The annual amateur ski race on the mountain above the village of Evionnaz in southwest Switzerland is a moment of local pride and joy.
All you need is a laptop and a backpack
Maik Disch is a digital nomad. He helps clients in Switzerland while enjoying the most beautiful beaches in Thailand.
Groundbreaking rector says goodbye
Sarah Springman is leaving the federal technology institute ETH Zurich after seven years as rector at the top-ranked institution.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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