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A discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view.​

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A discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view.​

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    2020 VISION: Ageing Population

    2020 VISION: Ageing Population

    In the next thirty years the number of over 60s in the world is expected to double. The global population is ageing. Are we ready?

    Maria Brenton
    UK Senior Cohousing Ambassador

    Mine Orlu
    Associate Professor, UCL

    Sergei Scherbov
    World Population Program

    Elizabeth Isele
    Over-50s Business Adviser

    Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

    • 25 min
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    EXPERIENCE GIFTS: Better than buying stuff?

    EXPERIENCE GIFTS: Better than buying stuff?

    Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or a birthday, chocolates or fancy soap just doesn’t cut it any more apparently. More of us are choosing to buy experiences, rather than things, for those special occasions.

    Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

    #adventures #uniqueexperiences #experienceeconomy

    • 26 min
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    Recycling: A waste of time?

    Recycling: A waste of time?

    We won’t be the world’s dumping ground. That was the message from Malaysia as it sent tonnes of plastic back to western countries recently. Has recycling been exposed as a waste of time?
    #recycling #waste #environment

    Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

    • 26 min
    • video
    Ukraine war: Is there a path to peace?

    Ukraine war: Is there a path to peace?

    Ukraine’s long war with Russia drags on and its relations with the US have been strained - thanks to THAT / [a now infamous] phone call with President Trump. Last year’s peace talks on the war in east Ukraine made modest progress. So is there a realistic path to peace?

    Guests:

    Peter Zalmayev, (Kyiv)
    Director of Eurasia Democracy Initiative
    Andrij Dobriansky, (New York)
    Director of Communications Ukrainian Congress Committee of America
    Professor Andrew Wilson
    UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies
    Professor John Berryman
    Lecturer, Birkbeck University

    Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

    #Russia #Ukraine #War

    • 26 min
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    DIGITAL TAX DODGE: Will tech giants pay up?

    DIGITAL TAX DODGE: Will tech giants pay up?

    They are some of the world’s biggest companies - with profits to match. And the likes of Google, Facebook, Amazon and others are avoiding billions in taxes by exploiting legal loopholes around the world. But a battle is brewing. How do you make the tech giants pay their fair share?

    Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.
    #tax #techgiants #taxavoidance

    • 25 min
    • video
    SPORTS BOYCOTTS: Do they help human rights?

    SPORTS BOYCOTTS: Do they help human rights?

    World championship boxing, big money golf tournaments, marquee football internationals: just some of the recent sports events hosted by Saudi Arabia. There have been calls for the players to stay away over the country’s human rights record. Do sports boycotts work?

    Roundtable is a discussion programme with an edge. Broadcast out of London and presented by David Foster, it's about bringing people to the table, listening to every opinion, and analysing every point of view. From fierce debate to reflective thinking, Roundtable discussions offer a different perspective on the issues that matter to you. Watch it every weekday at 15:30 GMT on TRT World.

    #sports #sportswashing #Olympics

    • 26 min

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