Project 1800: Saving the SDGs – and the world

“There is simply not enough capital in the current paradigm. We need to reframe capitalism,” observes Arthur Wood, the Geneva-based international development consultant who convened Project 1800. The Swiss Development Corporation (SDC) recently underwrote...

International Geneva: Already a leader in the next Industrial Revolution

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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 as we know them. It has been described as a...

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 Reichsmarschall  Hermann Göring may, or may not, have said: “Whenever...

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 to be an updated, modern version of the Nuremburg trials...

Fifa’s Shame : Kidnapping the Game

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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 Gary Lineker, the popular TV commentator and former England international. He...