Israel: Fifty years of shrinking democracy

Geneva Hub is open to any member of the Global Geneva Support Community or guest writer at the invitation of the editors. The Right...

Changemakers: Vasili Sofiadellis

GG: You are not the High Commissioner for Refugees, you hold no political title or office, yet you are responding to a humanitarian crisis...

France’s Nicolas Hulot: Placing the Titanic Syndrome in the forefront

“I didn’t start out as an ecologist,” Nicolas Hulot says, “I became one.” Still boyish and exuberant, with an ever-engaging smile at 62, Hulot has...

Dealing with poop: the virtues of perfume

The American doctor was standing in the shade of an acacia tree, scarcely shielded from the blistering midday heat of a Somali refugee camp....

International Geneva: Already a leader in the next Industrial Revolution

The World Economic Forum's Klaus Schwab calls it the Fourth Industrial Revolution. It's the one that will do away with middle-class and professional jobs...

Knocking it all down: French property developers dictate Lake Geneva’s urban vision.

 Don't it always seem to go That you don't know what you've got 'Till it's gone They paved paradise And put up a parking lot.” (Joni Mitchell: Yellow Taxi) Nazi...

CIVITAS MAXIMA—A Tiny Swiss Group of Lawyers Takes on War crimes and Crimes Against...

Since the International Criminal Court (ICC) opened for business 15 years ago only four cases have been successfully tried. The ICC was originally intended...

How Alpine Resorts are Coping with Climate Change

As a child visiting Switzerland with my family during the summer holidays in the 1960s, I used to spend a month in Riederalp, a...

Fifa’s Shame : Kidnapping the Game

Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end the Germans always win. Or so maintained...

Libya’s Worsening Turmoil – Bad for Everyone

Five years ago this February I was among the first foreign journalists to arrive in Benghazi, the city in eastern Libya that had just...

Keeping it Family : How Africa’s Corrupt Leaders Stay in Power

Africa over the past months has seen closely-fought elections whose integrity was far from clear - alongside serious outbreaks of protest and violence in...

The Yazidis : Life after Genocide

Hajji Mirza is from Tel Azar. Now he and his family are condemned to live in a tent in Khanke, a refugee camp with...