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What will President Trump mean for the US? A McKay Interview special

What will President Trump mean for the US? A McKay Interview special

The McKay Interview

The topic - What does the new US President mean for Switzerland, Europe and the World? - was fiercely debated by a panel of experts and you can hear the podcast here

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 28th Nov)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 28th Nov)

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson joins Katt during the Mid Morning Mix for a rundown of what's going on at the UN in Geneva each week.Today's big events include a UN OCHA Press conference; update on the humanitarian...

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President Trump - what will it mean for the UN?

President Trump - what will it mean for the UN?

The Breakfast Show

Dr Matthew Parish returns to the studio with Mark Butcher to discuss the US election result and what will President Trump mean for foreign affairs, particularly the UN in Geneva. It's an unpre...

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 21st Nov 2016)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 21st Nov 2016)

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson from the UN talks to Katt Cullen on the Mid Morning Mix about what's coming up this week. Big news, meetings and cultural events included. Cyprus leaders are to give an update on ...

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McKay Interview: The Hon. Kent Brown (21 November 2016)

McKay Interview: The Hon. Kent Brown (21 November 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest Kent Brown. A former United States Ambassador to Georgia, he was once the Consul-General at the US Embassy in the USSR. His diplomatic career serving the United States span...

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Vote in our U.S. election polls!

Vote in our U.S. election polls!

The Breakfast Show

What do you think will be the outcome of tomorrow's vote in the U.S.?

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 31 Oct)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 31 Oct)

UN Roundup

This week Daniel Johnson at the United Nations runs us through the latest goings on from inside the Palais des Nations and around Switzerland.

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McKay Interview, former extremist, Adam Deen (7 November 2016)

McKay Interview, former extremist, Adam Deen (7 November 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this week's Mckay interview - Adam Deen. One of the great questions of our time, linked to the seemingly insoluble questions of conflict in the Middle East, is the attraction of younger, Wester...

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The poppy appeal

The poppy appeal

The Swiss Branch of the British Legion was created in 1947 by British and Commonwealth ex- Servicemen and women who came to live and work in Switzerland after the Second World War. The Branch today...

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What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 24 Oct)

What's on at the UN this week? (w/c 24 Oct)

UN Roundup

Daniel Johnson joins Katt every Monday morning at 11:20 for a round-up of what's on at the United Nations; there's the big topics at the Palais each week and cultural events that you can attend.

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McKay Interview: Lady Barbara Judge, head of the Institute of Directors (24 October 2016)

McKay Interview: Lady Barbara Judge, head of the Institute of Directors (24 October 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this McKay Interview, Michael McKay speaks to Lady Barbara Judge. Lady Barbara is sometimes referred to as Britain’s best connected woman. Her long career has been breath-taking: from the USA, ...

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What's on this week at the UN?

What's on this week at the UN?

Mid Morning Mix

What's on at the UN this week?

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McKay Interview: Former Swiss ambassador Raymond Loretan

McKay Interview: Former Swiss ambassador Raymond Loretan

On this week's show, Michael McKay's guest is Raymond Loretan, a former Swiss Ambassador to Singapore and Brunei. He was once also the Swiss Consul-General in New York. He also worked as a ...

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McKay Interview: Raymond Loretan (10 October 2016)

McKay Interview: Raymond Loretan (10 October 2016)

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Raymond Loretan, a former Swiss Ambassador to Singapore and Brunei. He was once also the Swiss Consul-General in New York. He also worked as a senior civil servant in th...

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What will the appointment of the new UN SG mean for Geneva?

What will the appointment of the new UN SG mean for Geneva?

UN watchers were surprised last night when the Security Council settled on a choice for the next United Nations Secretary General - former Portuguese Prime Minister and an ex-head of the UNHCR - An...

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McKay Interview: Brexit and UK business

McKay Interview: Brexit and UK business

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview,Michael speaks to Paul Drechsler. He is the President of the Confederation of British Industry, known everywhere as the CBI. The CBI speaks on behalf of 19...

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What's on this week at the UN?

What's on this week at the UN?

Mid Morning Mix

What's on at the UN this week? - a run down with Daniel Johnson for the week beginning 3rd October.

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'The Great European Disaster' Geneva debate

'The Great European Disaster' Geneva debate

The Brexit vote has thrown the whole of the EU into crises – not just the UK.

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McKay Interview: Paul Drechsler (26 September 2016)

McKay Interview: Paul Drechsler (26 September 2016)

The McKay Interview

On this edition of the McKay Interview, Michael speaks to Paul Drechsler. He is the President of the Confederation of British Industry, known everywhere as the CBI. The CBI speaks on behalf of 190...

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US citizens: How to cast your vote

US citizens: How to cast your vote

For Americans abroad, it's important to cast your vote!

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Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

Geneva music project aims to raise money for the UNHCR

A Geneva based music project has brought together world class musicians and aims to raise money for UNHCR and its efforts to help the refugees from Syria and Iraq.

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McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers

McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay's guest is Antonio Hodgers, he is the Conseiller d’Etat (Councillor of State) in charge of Geneva’s Department of Planning, Housing and Energy. Geneva has a poor reputati...

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McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers (12 September 2016)

McKay Interview: Antonio Hodgers (12 September 2016)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay's guest is Antonio Hodgers, he is the Conseiller d’Etat (Councillor of State) in charge of Geneva’s Department of Planning, Housing and Energy. Geneva has a poor reputat...

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McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

McKay Interview: Hans Koch, director of KKL

The McKay Interview

Hans Koch is the guest this week on the McKay Interview. He is the Director of the KKL which stands forKultur- und Kongresszentrum Luzern. In English it’s the Culture and Congress Centre in Luce...

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