Articles: Community

The cooperative loaning out camping and ski equipment, instruments, kitchen utensils and more

The cooperative loaning out camping and ski equipment, instruments, kitchen utensils and more

Mid Morning Mix

Manivelle is a cooperative with a library of items that can be borrowed from their premesis in Geneva. Items include gardening tools, creative supplies, musical instruments, ski or camping gear, co...

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Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Vinokilo - a new way to shop

Mid Morning Mix

Here's a new concept for your shopping! This weekend in Geneva, there's a second hand clothing sale that you can go to where you won't find price tags on the clothing. That'...

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What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

What's on at the UN? WHO Press Conference

UN Roundup

Watch the WHO Press Conference about Covid-19 on webtv.un.org

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Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up! Baby Boxes (3 February 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this edition of Swiss Up!, Dario looks at the Swiss phenomenon of baby boxes. They're places where new mothers who feel they can look after their child can leave babies so they will be cared for.

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What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

What's on at the UN? International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

UN Roundup

Today Rheal LeBlanc gives us an important round-up of events including today's events to mark the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust. 

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A glance at the Gamaraal Foundation & Holocaust education

A glance at the Gamaraal Foundation & Holocaust education

Mid Morning Mix

The 27th January is the 'International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust' commemorating the tragedy of the Holocaust that occurred during the Second World ...

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Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up: Swiss Solidarity (27 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the history and the success of Switzerland's largest charity - known in English as Swiss Solidarity. t raises millions for causes around the world. https://...

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Climate justice is a feminist issue! - with Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

Climate justice is a feminist issue! - with Doreen Akiyo Yomoah

Mid Morning Mix

Doreen Akiyo Yomoah joins us to talk about the fourth annual Women’s March Global and the ‘March for Climate Justice’   Women’s March Geneva and women’s M...

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Haiti 10 years later -  with Priska Spörri, Swiss Solidarity

Haiti 10 years later - with Priska Spörri, Swiss Solidarity

Mid Morning Mix

Priska Spörri from Swiss Solidarity (Chaîne du Bonheur) reports in on Haiti - 10 years after the devastating earthquake. We look back at the difficulties that faced aid workers in the...

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Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up: The Swiss man in Iran (20 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the relationship between Switzerland and Iran. How this country helps the relationship between Iran and the United States and who's the man in charge?

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Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up! Nuclear Power (13 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, following the recent shutdown of the nuclear power plant Muhleberg, Dario looks at the history of atomic power in Switzerland.

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Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up! The Olympics (6 January 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the history of the Olympic Games in Switzerland. The country has never hosted Summer Games, but it has hosted the Winter events. But, despite many attemp...

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Triathlete and IronWOMAN Imogen Simmonds

Triathlete and IronWOMAN Imogen Simmonds

Mid Morning Mix

Imogen Simmonds is a Swiss / British endurance triathlete based in Geneva, Switzerland. She has been nominated as ‘Sportive de l’année’ at the Nuit du sport genevois 2019 w...

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Swiss Up!  Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up! Minarets (16 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at the fight to ban minarets in Switzerland 10 years ago and the global reaction.

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Meet the Seablings

Meet the Seablings

Mid Morning Mix

THE SEABLINGS are aiming to be the world’s first brother & sister team to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The challenge is estimated to take them 2 months, during which they’ll be co...

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Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up! The history of GVA airport(9 December 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario looks at when the go ahead for Geneva Airport was given the go ahead - how the international organisations added to its importance and at one time there were regular...

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Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up: Watch factory tours in Neuchâtel (25 November 2019)

Swiss Up!

The region of Neuchâtel is home to many prestigious watchmakers. For years many have kept their secrets to themselves, but now some are opening up and it's possible to take tours - many i...

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Green Christmas Eco Market

Green Christmas Eco Market

Mid Morning Mix

Sophie Bayliss from susbtainable living blog sophiesworld.site explains the concept behind the Green Christmas Eco Marché.

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Know-it-all Marketplace - Call for Creators

Know-it-all Marketplace - Call for Creators

Mid Morning Mix

Today we talk about how to get involved in Know-it-all marketplace's pop-up shop in Geneva this holiday season. If YOU make handmade, designed, unique local items this season, there is still...

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WTT - Difficult Conversations

WTT - Difficult Conversations

Walk the Talk

Executive Coach Sunita Sehmi joins me in the studio to talk about preparing for a difficult conversation.  If you want that pay rise, you think someone's stealing the coffee or you...

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Nicole Richmond on dating after divorce

Nicole Richmond on dating after divorce

Mid Morning Mix

Nicole Richmond's book 'Making a Stylish Exit' is a selection of random stories on dating after divorce.  Nicole joins Katt Cullen in the WRS studio... 

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Fight for Humanity at Geneva Peace Week

Fight for Humanity at Geneva Peace Week

Mid Morning Mix

We talk to Co-Founder of Fight for Humanity Anki Sjöberg about Geneva Peace Week and the events they're organising and participating in this week. Geneva Peace Week is open to the ...

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Swiss Up! The Rostigraben (28 October 2019)

Swiss Up! The Rostigraben (28 October 2019)

Swiss Up!

Where is the line that separates the French speaking regions of Switzerland from the German speakers? It's not exact - and it doesn't follow any political lines. Dario explains.

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Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

Swiss Up! 2019 Parliament Elections (21 Oct 2019)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario examines the result of the weekend's elections which saw a 'green wave' and more women in parliament.

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