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WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland.

Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at www.worldradio.ch

World Radio Switzerland WRS

    • Gesellschaft und Kultur

WRS is the only mainstream English-language radio station in Switzerland.

Listen on DAB+ and, of course, for listeners further afield- on mobile apps, internet radio and at www.worldradio.ch

    McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

    McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

    Michael McKay speaks with Professor Jovan Kurbalija. He is prominent in many important circles in Geneva, in Switzerland and internationally.
    He is the Founding Director of DiploFoundation and the Head of the Geneva Internet Platform.

    Professor Kurbalija is a former diplomat, and has a professional and academic background in international law, diplomacy, and information technology. He has been a pioneer in the field of cyber diplomacy since 1992, when he established the Unit for Information Technology and Diplomacy at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies in Malta.

    And apart from his day job in Geneva as Head of the DiploFoundation, the Geneva Internet Platform , he lectures on e-diplomacy and Internet governance in academic and training institutions in many countries, including Austria (Diplomatic Academy of Vienna), Belgium (College of Europe), Switzerland (University of St. Gallen), Malta (University of Malta) and the United States (University of Southern California).

    • 30 Min.
    Dig It - Conkers, conifers

    Dig It - Conkers, conifers

    Dig It - Conkers, conifers by WRS

    • 24 Min.
    Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

    Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

    Twindemic’ – together against the flu!

    With National Flu Vaccination Day on 6th November 2020, Dr Michelle discusses who should be vaccinated and where you can get your flu vaccine. Visit https://www.vaccinateagainsttheflu.ch/en-us/ for more information.

    • 3 Min.
    Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

    Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

    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 travelled to the new world on the Mayflower and later formed a major part of American culture.
    With items borrowed from US museums and libraries, a fully immersive virtual reality tour of the Mayflower and examples of famous films– the exhibition highlights how Calvin lives on in America.
    Hanna Woodhead from the Reformation Museum in Geneva spoke to Mark Butcher who asked, why is Calvin and his philosophy so important in the United States – to this day?

    • 6 Min.
    Claudia Balla releases her new EP Fix You

    Claudia Balla releases her new EP Fix You

    Swiss singer-songwriter Claudia Balla has released her brand new country-pop EP 'Fix You'

    ‘Fix You’ delivers a strong message about the pitfalls of love and the spectrum of human emotion. The EP showcases four beautiful and profound tracks which each have their own unique charm and leave you feeling empowered.

    Claudia joins Katt on the Mid Morning Mix...

    • 14 Min.
    Big Screen, Little Screen - The Witches, The Craft: Legacy, Rebecca

    Big Screen, Little Screen - The Witches, The Craft: Legacy, Rebecca

    The theme this week is "remakes"

    In the run up to Halloween, Suzi reports back to Katt about 3 films: The Witches, The Craft: Legacy(both cinema releases) and Rebecca (Netflix).

    • 6 Min.

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