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Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

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These are difficult times for everyone. New rules, social distancing and mask wearing. The staff at the Institute International de Lancy in Geneva are making sure they’re ready for all eventu...

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McKay Interview: Round Table (21 September 2020)

McKay Interview: Round Table (21 September 2020)

The McKay Interview

Two years ago in Paris, I recorded a roundtable McKay Interview with people whose fingers were very much on the Parisienne pulse. Very recently, in this year of Covid19, I have done something simil...

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Geneva Box - a chat with Geneva Tourism CEO Adrien Genier

Geneva Box - a chat with Geneva Tourism CEO Adrien Genier

Mid Morning Mix

The “Geneva Box” is a concept brought to you by the Geneva Tourism office. Each box includes an overnight hotel stay and an amazing typically Genevan experience for you to enjoy du...

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Swiss Up! Upcoming Federal Votes (15 Sept 2020)

Swiss Up! Upcoming Federal Votes (15 Sept 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario talks about the Federal votes due to be held on 27th September. There are a number as some votes have been pushed back due to the coronavirus lockdown. Will Switz...

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UN Roundup - 45th Human Rights Council

UN Roundup - 45th Human Rights Council

UN Roundup

14 September 2020. 1: Human Rights Council 45th session As is the custom, the High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet will kick off proceedings with a series of “count...

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Health Matters Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

Health Matters Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

Health matters

This week Dr Michelle explains about the Echo112 Medical ID App which allows us to securely store important medical information and an electronic donor card that can be accessed by medical personal...

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Swiss Up! Ceneri Tunnel (8 September 2020)

Swiss Up! Ceneri Tunnel (8 September 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario goes underground with the Ceneri Tunnel in canton Ticino. It's the last link in the network designed to get trucks off the roads in Switzerland - and brings t...

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McKay Interview:  Prof. Bill Durodie - University of Bath.

McKay Interview: Prof. Bill Durodie - University of Bath.

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Professor Bill Durodie - chair of Risk and Security in International Relations at the University of Bath in the UK. As Michael discovers, there's a lot more...

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Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

Health Matters: Is your mask compliant? (2 September 2020)

Health matters

As more and more Cantons in Switzerland are making mask wearing compulsory in certain situations, Dr Michelle looks at fabric (or textile) masks and how to make sure yours is compliant. For more in...

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Health Matters: The Positive Effects of Gratitude (26 August 2020)

Health Matters: The Positive Effects of Gratitude (26 August 2020)

Health matters

La Rentrée Gratitude Challenge – Dr Michelle explains the positive effects of practising gratitude on our physical and mental health and has some suggestions of how to start practising gratitude in...

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Help Nevin search for her mystery man!

Help Nevin search for her mystery man!

The Breakfast Show

So, we at WRS were intrigued by the post (below) which appeared on the Geneva Expats Facebook page – and we decided to lend a hand. Mark and Katt called Nevin, who is on a search for this ...

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UN Roundup - Syria constitutional talks reconvene in Geneva today

UN Roundup - Syria constitutional talks reconvene in Geneva today

UN Roundup

24 August 2020. 1 - Syria Constitutional talks reconvene in Geneva after nine-month pause. 2 - Beirut blast: One in two children show signs of trauma, stress after port explosion, says UN Childr...

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McKay Interview: Lebanese film maker and cultural producer, Nabil Canaan (24 August 2020)

McKay Interview: Lebanese film maker and cultural producer, Nabil Canaan (24 August 2020)

The McKay Interview

On the return of the McKay Interview after the summer break - no matter where you were on the 4th August, you must surely have been aware of the huge explosion in Beirut. According to Lebanon&rsquo...

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Help the victims of the Beirut explosion: xpatria.org

Help the victims of the Beirut explosion: xpatria.org

The Breakfast Show

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Caustic Comedy - This Thursday in Geneva

Caustic Comedy - This Thursday in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

We could all do with a laugh - in a good social distancing way - these days. Mark Butcher spoke to comedian Nadim Kayne about an upcoming English language show at the Bronzette Terrace, opposite th...

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Dig It! Magical Swiss Gardens (13 July 2020)

Dig It! Magical Swiss Gardens (13 July 2020)

Dig It!

This is the last Dig It before our summer break, and as many people will be taking their holidays in Switzerland, this is a great opportunity to explore some magical Swiss gardens. Some of the gard...

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McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

McKay Interview: The Reverend Dr William McComish (13 July 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week, Michael is talking to Bill McComish. He will be well-known to many of you. Whether you are Genevois, Christian, Protestant or just from the UK, you will probably know, or know of, the Re...

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Swiss Up! How Unemployment Insurance works (8 July 2020)

Swiss Up! How Unemployment Insurance works (8 July 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario tells us the basics of the Swiss unemployment system. We certainly don't want to need to know - but for many, it's a risk.

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Health Matters:  Basic Life Support during Covid-19 (9 July 2020)

Health Matters: Basic Life Support during Covid-19 (9 July 2020)

Health matters

Knowing how to give Basic Life Support can save a person’s life if their heart and breathing have stopped. Dr Michelle explains the important adaptations when giving Basic Life Support during the C...

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Dating in the new normal - Trea from SuccessMatch.ch speaks to us

Dating in the new normal - Trea from SuccessMatch.ch speaks to us

The Breakfast Show

While we were all locked-down, some people kept their dating hopes alive using technology. Trea from www.successmatch.ch says it's likely to become a favoured way of making that first contact i...

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Former UN Special Rapporteur calls for Palais Wilson re-name

Former UN Special Rapporteur calls for Palais Wilson re-name

The Breakfast Show

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter campaign – more attention is being drawn to the past lives of famous people, and the views they held. Former US President, Woodrow Wilson is now in the s...

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Dig It! New nursery in Fribourg (6 July 2020)

Dig It! New nursery in Fribourg (6 July 2020)

Dig It!

This week on Dig It we are visiting a brand new nursery in the Canton of Fribourg, the Pépinière d'Agnens, run by Ludivine Weber and Alexis Choffat. They started the nursery last autumn and expecte...

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Tom Elliot at DeVere

Tom Elliot at DeVere

The Breakfast Show

The latest business news

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Health Matters: Depression (2 July 2020)

Health Matters: Depression (2 July 2020)

Health matters

Dr Michelle brings the next installment in her Mental Health Matters series, in this episode looking at treatment options for depression.

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