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McKay Interview: Michael Moller, former UNOG Director General

McKay Interview: Michael Moller, former UNOG Director General

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay speaks to Michael Møller. If you are a Geneva listener, and even if you are tuning in from other parts of Switzerland or abroad, you will know his name and that he was for a nu...

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McKay Interview: Lord Howell, former UK government energy minister(5 October 2019)

McKay Interview: Lord Howell, former UK government energy minister(5 October 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is the Rt Hon The Lord Howell of Guildford. Older British listeners may remember him as David Howell MP. He is an expert on government policy and strategy in the field of e...

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McKay Interview: David Bennett, Chairman Sotheby's Jewellery Division (21 September 2019)

McKay Interview: David Bennett, Chairman Sotheby's Jewellery Division (21 September 2019)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to David Bennett. He's the Worldwide Chairman of Sotheby’s Jewellery Division and regarded internationally as an authority in the field of precious stones a...

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What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

What's on at the UN? Sign Language for all & angry birds

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson from the UN provides us with insight into the first week of this session of the Human Rights Council. UN events this week include a talk on 100 years of multilateral...

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McKay Interview: Jonathan Nott, Director OSR(7 September 2019)

McKay Interview: Jonathan Nott, Director OSR(7 September 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael speaks with the music and artistic director of the world renowned Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, formed 101 years ago. Jonathan Nott is originally from Birmingham in England and has wor...

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What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres in DRC

What's on at the UN? Antonio Guterres in DRC

Mid Morning Mix

Daniel Johnson with a weekly update for the United Nations... 

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McKay Interview: Dominique De Buman, former president of the Swiss National Council

McKay Interview: Dominique De Buman, former president of the Swiss National Council

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's first interview after the summer break is with Dominique du Buman. Until recently, he held a very important position often considered the highest ranking representative of the S...

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McKay Interview: Bonnie Carroll, Founder of Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (29 June 2019)

McKay Interview: Bonnie Carroll, Founder of Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (29 June 2019)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks with Bonnie Carroll, President and Founder of TAPS, which stands for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors. She herself has been touched by personal tragedy, bein...

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What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

What's on at the UN? Famine-like conditions in South Sudan

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson reports in for the weekly UN Round-Up.  

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McKay Interview: Yves Daccord, Director-General ICRC

McKay Interview: Yves Daccord, Director-General ICRC

The McKay Interview

On this week's Mckay Interview, Michael talks to Yves Daccord, the Director General of the International Committee of the Red Cross. The humanitarian organisation based in Geneva. Michael and Yve...

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What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

What's on at the UN? Russian Language Day

UN Roundup

  Daniel Johnson, UN Correspondent, runs through some of this week's UN activities, including the public events and a mix & mash networking event.   

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McKay Interview: Alain Barbey, regional director SBB/CFF

McKay Interview: Alain Barbey, regional director SBB/CFF

The McKay Interview

Swiss railways are the envy of the world. But to stay successful the network needs continuous development and improvement. Michael McKay talks with the regional director of Swiss Federal Railways ...

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What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

What's on at the UN? $7m UNICEF appeal for acutely malnourished Afghan children

UN Roundup

The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has just made an appeal for $7 million to help treat extremely vulnerable children who are suffering from the worst form of malnutrition. It said that if it do...

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What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

What's on at the UN? - Bees and Snakebites

UN Roundup

Bee with us today… on World Bee Day

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McKay Interview: Lord David Owen (20 May 2019)

McKay Interview: Lord David Owen (20 May 2019)

The McKay Interview

Veteran UK politician Lord David Owen talks to Michael McKay. Lord Owen is a former UK foreign secretary - at the time one of the youngest Foreign Secretaries at 38 years old. In 1983 he caused a p...

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McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

McKay Interview: Dr Gihan Kamel from SESAME in Jordan (4 May 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Dr Gihan Kamel. She is a distinguished Egyptian scientist and works for SESAME - Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East in Jorda...

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What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

What's on at the UN? Samba screening at CinéONU

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN delivers our weekly update.

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ART SEEN - Life of Mine: Giving mine action a human face

ART SEEN - Life of Mine: Giving mine action a human face

ART SEEN

  If you go for a stroll along the lakeside on Quai Mont Blanc, something else than the beautiful panorama or the famous Jet d'Eau will capture your attention: the compelling photo art ...

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McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

McKay Interview: Dame Inga Beale (20th April 2019)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest this week has broken so much new ground, has smashed through the corporate glass ceiling with such elan, and has forced so many to look at things differently, indeed do thi...

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What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

What's on at the UN? Cultural events open to all

UN Roundup

  One month on from Cyclone Idai, Daniel Johnson reports in with a warning from UNICEF. Children need urgent access to health, nutrition and water services to prevent malnutrition and disea...

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What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

What's on at the UN? Gender Parity & International Day of Reflection

UN Roundup

  Daniel reports back on this morning's press conference: UNECE press conference - Cities as drivers of sustainable development – featuring lots of mayors from around the UN Econo...

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McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

McKay Interview: Francis Martin, President of British Chambers of Commerce

The McKay Interview

On this week's edition, Michael speaks to Francis Martin - the president of the British Chambers of Commerce. Francis discusses the state of UK business and how it's struggling with the ...

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Flora Carmichael - Beyond Fake News

Flora Carmichael - Beyond Fake News

Mid Morning Mix

  Mid Morning Mix presenter Katt Cullen spoke to Flora Carmichael at Radiodays Europe in Lausanne.

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