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Is the lack of inflight social distancing on SWISS airlines a risk?

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Over two days last week, Thailand reported a score of new coronavirus cases. All were Thai nationals returning by air from the...

Paul Ress: A word master is gone

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Many PR bureaucrats in the United Nations and even NGOs could not understand why or how Paul was so phenomenally successful as an information...

On Young Dogs and Old Tricks

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TUCSON, Arizona — I used to say the only difference between 23 and dead is all in the mind. Now, a lot...

Pandemics, climate change and UN reform

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The following article is based on reporting, including background interviews with UN officials and diplomats, out of Geneva, New York ...

Cinematic Street Photography: The definitive guide

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What is cinematic street photography? Cinematic Street Photography is a street shot that looks like a frame from a...

COVID-19 and climate change: the planet’s twin crises

Across the globe, humanity is now confronting twin planetary crises: COVID-19 and climate change. The first was sudden – but not unexpected; the second...

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Youth Writes

Reporting the news: the first Youth Writes information & young leadership...

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Welcome to this first in our series of information webcasts and video specials focusing on quality journalism, compelling writing, photojournalism, videography, cartooning,...

A chance for high school students worldwide to get published

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A version of this article appeared in the April 2020 issue of Global Insights, the online journal of the Educational Collaborative...

Global Geneva launches 2nd edition of (2020) Youth Writes Awards for...

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"I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in." Robert Louis Stevenson Following...

Internships of a lifetime

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This article is part of Global Geneva’s Youth Writes Focus on Internships, a series of articles and other access options designed to help young...

Mountain Biking Blasts in the Lake Geneva and Mont Blanc Region

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This outdoors feature is part of Global Geneva's 'Youth Writes' initiative. I began riding as a kid in the south of England before joining a...

You’re in the army now: an expat recruit’s experience in Switzerland’s...

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This article is part of Global Geneva's 'Youth Writes' initiative encouraging young people to write, but also better understand the role of quality journalism. The...

From The Field

The Continuing Battle for Okinawa

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Once resistance to the invading U.S. forces had completely collapsed by the end of June, 1945, Okinawa became America’s most important troop...

Coronavirus Stories: Letter from London. On the NHS Frontline with COVID...

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Nurses clowning around during a much-needed break. (Photo: Ana Waddington) Working in healthcare is never easy; but working through...

Coronavirus Stories: Lessons from the roller coaster life of an Italian...

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This article is part of Global Geneva's regular coverage of personal stories about the coronavirus crisis. A reminder: we make our...

Botswana’s rhino poaching crisis: COVID-19 increases the pressure

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Black rhino and calf on community conservancy in Namibia. (Photo: Keith Somerville) Any thought that the coronavirus outbreak and...

Coronavirus Stories: When uncomfortable becomes comfortable

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Global Geneva is running regular opeds in our Agent Provocateur section plus well-written and compelling personal accounts on Covid-19. A reminder:...

Coronavirus Stories: My Verbier Covid-19 Experience

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Global Geneva is running regular opeds in our Agent Provocateur section plus well-written and compelling personal accounts on Covid-19. We have...

International Geneva

Zooming in on the circular economy

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First, the circular economy is not just about recycling. Lynda Mansson, Director General of the Mava Foundation (created by Swiss environmentalist and...

Utopia3 podcasts from the world’s human rights capital

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Launched in Geneva at the end of May, 2020, utopia3’s first season of eight podcasts has already been made available with three...

Genève, une ville de roman et une patrie pour la famille...

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Parc Bertrand, quartier des banques, hôtel des Bergues et autres sites emblématiques font de la ville du bout du lac Léman et...

Covid-19 : Comment protéger les migrants et requérants d’asile ?

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Le 31 mars, 2020, le Secrétaire général de l’ONU Antonio Guterres lançait un rapport sur l’impact socioéconomique du Covid-19, notant que « le...

Impact investing and SDGs in the COVID-19 era: maths matters more...

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It has become a hoary cliché in many U.N. halls that the Chinese characters for crisis include both disaster and opportunity. Our...

Chronic diseases are the real pandemic: join the healthy food movement

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This is how the clergyman Thomas Malthus saw our inevitable future in the 18th century when population expands beyond the capacity of the planet...

Lifestyles & Travel

La Chaux-de-Fonds, Métropole horlogère et ville de culture

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Le visiteur prend le train ou la route de la Vue des Alpes pour arriver à La Chaux-de-Fonds. La Métropole horlogère, sise...

The Artistic World of Betsabeé Romero in Mexico

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Betsabeé Romero is now listening to the suddenly silent streets of Mexico City, North America’s largest city. From her little street house...

Moving together: jazz from a funky Swiss philosopher

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Philosophers’ ideas for music are rarely fun. Among the Swiss, Friedrich Nietzsche's music is nobody's idea of a good time. Jean-Jacques Rousseau's...

Running an English bookstore in the time of the pandemic

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Dedicated to books. Matthew Wake with Clare O'Dea, author of The Naked Irish. (Photo: Books, Books, Books) This...

Rural Rock: Queen, Oasis and the Ridge Farm Story

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When some 30 police officers raided both Ridge Farm, one of England’s earliest rural rock recording studios, and the nearby Plough Pub,...

COVID-19: Godzilla for the 21st century

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Shane Carruth (born 1 January 1972) has positioned himself as a film director who, through science fiction...

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