Articles: #geneva

UN Roundup - why the jet d'eau will be orange on Wednesday

UN Roundup - why the jet d'eau will be orange on Wednesday

UN Roundup

Mon 23 November 2020. Today on the UN Roundup, Daniel Johnson tells us what's happening this week. 1 : Afghanistan Conference at the UN Palais (and virtually) - A high-level pledging conf...

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Swiss Up: Geneva politician Pierre Maudet (3 November 2020)

Swiss Up: Geneva politician Pierre Maudet (3 November 2020)

Swiss Up!

The once high flying Geneva politician Pierre Maudet has been struggling to relaunch his career for years after he accepted a ride on a private jet. Dario looks at how the mighty have fallen - a...

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Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

Geneva’s influence around the world stretches back hundreds of years. A new exhibition called ‘Calvin in America’ at the Reformation Geneva shows how the reformers strong opinion ...

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Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, we take a look at the HUG, or Geneva's University Hospital. It's the largest hospital in the country, with a world renowned research programme, was at the foref...

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Learn More: The KiVa anti-bullying programme (28 September 2020)

Learn More: The KiVa anti-bullying programme (28 September 2020)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More we tackle the subject of bullying. It is a problem that all schools have from time to time. A new programme to stop bullying has been developed in Finland - and it'...

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Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

Learn More: The IIL Serenity Plan for Covid-19

Learn More

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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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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Richard Williams' new book about hiding gold in a Geneva burger restaurant

Richard Williams' new book about hiding gold in a Geneva burger restaurant

Mid Morning Mix

Richard Williams - Geneva based author - has written a second book! It's available as of today.  This book is all about a motley crew of characters hiding a case of gold bullion in...

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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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Walking 55 million steps with ESCA Cancer Support

Walking 55 million steps with ESCA Cancer Support

Mid Morning Mix

ESCA CancerSupport provide emotional support, practical help, well-being activities and a welcoming community in English to anyone affected by cancer. Although their Geneva Centre is currently...

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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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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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ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

ART SEEN - Meissen Porcelain at the Ariana

Mid Morning Mix

  The Ariana Museum in Geneva is currently hosting an attractive exhibition on Meissen Porcelain. The exhibition covers the very beginnings of porcelain manufacture in Europe and draws...

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McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

McKay Interview: Didier Pittet, infectious disease expert at the HUG

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay's guest is Professor Didier Pittet. He is an infectious diseases expert of global reputation and the director of the Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Pa...

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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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Animal care continues at the Bioparc Geneva

Animal care continues at the Bioparc Geneva

Mid Morning Mix

Tobias Blaha, Director at the Bioparc in Geneva, joined us to talk about the continued animal care for the animals at the zoo in Bellevue.  Throughout the period of lockdown due to the coro...

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Get food from around the world delivered to your home/office

Get food from around the world delivered to your home/office

The Breakfast Show

If you'd like something different for lunch in Geneva, there's a service which can deliver food to you from across the world. Nik's Fudo brings together keen cooks now living in Gene...

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Serve The City - Can you help?

Serve The City - Can you help?

Mid Morning Mix

Serve the City is an organisation that aims to mobilize volunteers by partnering with other organisations that serve others. They partner with homeless shelters, refugee shelters and work on e...

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How the pandemic is changing lives - the European Broadcasting Union

How the pandemic is changing lives - the European Broadcasting Union

The Breakfast Show

Lockdowns and social distancing measures are affecting us all. We're all wanting more accurate news and information and while stuck at home, more entertainment. The Geneva based European Bro...

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Hard hit families accept care packages in Geneva

Hard hit families accept care packages in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

This weekend in Geneva nearly three thousand people queued to collect donated care packages. Many people and families are being hard hit by the lockdowns. Those most affected are cleaners, home ...

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TPG - why we shouldn't accept the return of rush hour

TPG - why we shouldn't accept the return of rush hour

Mid Morning Mix

Anne Hornung Soukup, Chair of the public transport service for Geneva (tpg) joins Katt and Mark on the Breakfast Show to answer your questions on mask wearing, button sanitising, price queries...

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How are pubs and restaurants dealing with the rules?

How are pubs and restaurants dealing with the rules?

The Breakfast Show

While bars, pubs and restaurants are allowed to open again in Switzerland - the hygiene and social distancing rules are making life complicated for owners and managers and may mean they can't r...

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Swiss Up Food Parcels (12 May 2020)

Swiss Up Food Parcels (12 May 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario looks at the food handouts to the needy last weekend - and why the queues in Geneva went worldwide - but similar operations in Zurich, Bern and Basel seemingly we...

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The International University in Geneva - get two degrees in one

The International University in Geneva - get two degrees in one

The Breakfast Show

The International University in Geneva has a wide range of courses and an opportunity to earn two degrees at the same time due to a link with the University of Plymouth in the UK. Mark Butcher spea...

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