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UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup - Cov19 and UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima

UN Roundup

15 June 2020.  On today's UN Round-up:  1 - UNAIDS Chief Executive Winnie Byanyima explains that any vaccine for Coronavirus should be free and should not come at the expense of...

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Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It! Botanica Week (15 June 2020)

Dig It!

Botanic gardens cross Switzerland reopened last week, to the delight of visitors and staff alike. Annick Monod of the Botanical Garden of Fribourg tells us what's going on at the garden and what th...

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Wishing Daniel Koch, AKA "Mr Coronavirus", a wonderful retirement.

Wishing Daniel Koch, AKA "Mr Coronavirus", a wonderful retirement.

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel Koch pushed back his retirement to continue to lead the fight against Coronavirus in Switzerland, but now it seems he's finally able to enjoy his retirement. Check out these rather ...

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Plans to build a vault to save the good germs in Switzerland

Plans to build a vault to save the good germs in Switzerland

The Breakfast Show

Switzerland is hoping to be home for another sort of bank – one that could potentially save our lives. The Seerave Foundation is looking to set up the Microbiota Vault – it would col...

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McKay Interview: Juergen Stock, Secretary General INTERPOL (15 June 2020)

McKay Interview: Juergen Stock, Secretary General INTERPOL (15 June 2020)

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest this week is the Secretary-General of the world’s largest police organization, Dr Jürgen Stock, of INTERPOL, or to give it its full name, the International Criminal P...

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Talking about teeth - Orthodontics for all ages, including discreet treatments

Talking about teeth - Orthodontics for all ages, including discreet treatments

Mid Morning Mix

  Adent's Dr Tho Dang, Specialist Orthodontist at the Adent clinic in Nations, joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix to talk about the different kinds of braces that are possible for all ag...

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Choose a Tune - Lily (08-12 June)

Choose a Tune - Lily (08-12 June)

Mid Morning Mix

Lily is this week's 'Choose a Tune' guest on the Mid Morning Mix. She's chosen 5 songs based on the following themes:  - Monday: Motivate me! - Tuesday: "This ...

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Health Matters: Mental Health 2 (10 June 2020)

Health Matters: Mental Health 2 (10 June 2020)

Health matters

In the second in her series of Mental Health Matters shows, Dr Michelle talks about one of the most common mental illnesses, depression. She recommends watching Matthew Johnstone’s “I h...

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Racism Incidents from Counselling Practice - a Swiss report

Racism Incidents from Counselling Practice - a Swiss report

Mid Morning Mix

  A yearly report "Racism Incidents from Counselling Practice" is released each year in French, German & Italian by humanrights.ch and the Federal Commission against Racism. ...

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Swiss Up! Mike Ben Peter (9 June 2020)

Swiss Up! Mike Ben Peter (9 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

Two years ago, an death of a black man in Lausanne echos the death of George Floyd in the US. In this edition of Swiss Up, Dario looks at the -ongoing - case of Mike Ben Peter.   For mor...

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Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

Black Lives Matter! Tonya explains why she marches

Mid Morning Mix

  Tonya Swann Weber is a Black American woman living in Switzerland. She attended the Black Lives Matter march in Zurich a week ago - one of the first marches in Switzerland to take plac...

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UN Roundup - World Oceans Day

UN Roundup - World Oceans Day

UN Roundup

08 June 2020. On today's UN Round-up: 1 - We start with our weekly official COVID update from the WHO. A further press conference will be held today at 5pm and is accessible to all online...

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Dig It! Planting design book (8 June 2020)

Dig It! Planting design book (8 June 2020)

Dig It!

This week we are looking at the new book from Nigel Dunnett, called "Naturalistic Planting Design: An Essential Guide" published by Filbert Press. If you've visited the Olympic Park in London or s...

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McKay Interview: Dr Victoria Curzon-Price, Professor Emerita of Economics, University of Geneva

McKay Interview: Dr Victoria Curzon-Price, Professor Emerita of Economics, University of Geneva

The McKay Interview

The Covid-19 pandemic is the worst in 100 years. Apart from the great tragedies inflicted upon many, many families all over the world, it has thrown up a number of conundrums. Puzzles like the scie...

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Health Matters:  Mental Health 1 (4 June 2020)

Health Matters: Mental Health 1 (4 June 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle’s first in a series of shows around mental health. In this episode, she looks at the definitions of mental health and mental illness and some important statistics showing how comm...

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Louis Educational Consulting - choosing the right university or college

Louis Educational Consulting - choosing the right university or college

Mid Morning Mix

Today we talk to Jean Louis, Founder and President of Louis Educational Consulting about helping students to find the right university or college for them. Jean explains some of the biggest di...

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Swiss Up: Unlocking more this Saturday (2 June 2020)

Swiss Up: Unlocking more this Saturday (2 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

Over the past few weeks - the government has been loosening lockdown restrictions - and another lightening will be happening this Saturday. Dario looks at the rule changes and what we will be able ...

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UN Roundup - Yemen pledge & response to the death of George Floyd

UN Roundup - Yemen pledge & response to the death of George Floyd

UN Roundup

2 June 2020. Today Daniel Johnson gives us more information on the major pledging event today for Yemen & the UN Secretary-General appeals for calm in US protests over death of George&n...

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Hot composting with Hotbin

Hot composting with Hotbin

Mid Morning Mix

Send less waste to incineration and create your own organic compost with food waste and scraps! HOTBIN is a wheelie-bin sized insulated container that stores and composts your waste. Waste is fe...

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Dig It! Willows (1 June 2020)

Dig It! Willows (1 June 2020)

Dig It!

On this week's Hester gives us the low down on willows...

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Caravane de Solidarité - how quickly the foodbank grew into something unmanageable

Caravane de Solidarité - how quickly the foodbank grew into something unmanageable

Mid Morning Mix

Charly Hernandez from Caravane de Solidarité explains how the foodbank in Geneva, that is now attended by thousands, grew so quickly...  

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McKay Interview: Jean-Marc Rickli, Geneva Center for Security Policy

McKay Interview: Jean-Marc Rickli, Geneva Center for Security Policy

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest is a brilliant and very thoughtful member of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy faculty who has made a study of global risk and resilience. In fact, that is his title. He has be...

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Talking about teeth - things your Dental Hygienist wishes you knew

Talking about teeth - things your Dental Hygienist wishes you knew

Mid Morning Mix

Today we talk to Martha Culig, Dental Hygienist at Adent, about the role of a Dental Hygienist in a dentist's office and the role they have in looking after your teeth. Martha explains the trea...

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Today is World Menstrual Heath Day - Dr Virginia Kamowa talks to us

Today is World Menstrual Heath Day - Dr Virginia Kamowa talks to us

The Breakfast Show

On this morning's Breakfast Show, Mark and Katt spoke to Dr. Virginia Kamowa, who is a Menstrual Health and Hygiene Specialist with the Geneva based Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Co...

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