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Hosted by: Bruno Kaufmann

How do you tackle fake news and disinformation?

How do you recognise fake news when you see it, and what should be done to reduce its impact?

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Hosted by: Katy Romy

June 9 votes in Switzerland: how can healthcare costs be reined in?

On June 9, Swiss voters decided on two initiatives aimed at capping the cost of healthcare in the country. Have your say on the issue here.

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Hosted by: Elena Servettaz

Should politics be kept out of sporting and cultural events?

Cultural and sporting events are being increasingly politicised. Is this a problem?

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Hosted by: Pauline Turuban

What are the ethical considerations in medically assisted reproduction?

Do you think the authorities should allow people diagnosed as infertile to have access to assisted reproductive technology?

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Hosted by: Bruno Kaufmann

How can democracy be enhanced in schools?

How can we improve democracy education to better prepare students for civic engagement?

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Hosted by: Veronica DeVore

Have you encountered “overtourism”? How should popular destinations deal with it?

Places like Venice or Barcelona, and destinations in the Swiss Alps, are struggling with an influx of tourists. What to do?

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Hosted by: Ying Zhang

What measures have been taken to prevent floods in your area?

Have you ever experienced a flood event? Have you witnessed a significant increase in flooding where you live? What measures have been taken in your country to prevent recurrent flooding? Are these measures effective?

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Hosted by: Patricia Islas

What obstacles and threats do you perceive to press freedom in your country of residence?

Your insights matter! Join the conversation and share your thoughts on safeguarding press freedom.

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Hosted by: Luigi Jorio

What is your country doing to protect you from the impacts of climate change?

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that Switzerland violated its citizens’ fundamental rights by not taking enough climate action. Do you think your right to a healthy environment is being respected?

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Hosted by: Matthew Allen

Does a giant UBS offer more risk or reward?

UBS is targeting growth after taking over Credit Suisse. Does that offer more prosperity or risk to Switzerland’

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Hosted by: May Elmahdi Lichtsteiner

What are the causes of homelessness in your country?

An article we published about homelessness in Switzerland sparked many reactions. We’d now like to hear from readers about the situation – and solutions – in their countries.

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Hosted by: Samuel Jaberg

Where should the money come from to finance the 13th pension payment?

There are a number of proposals for financing the 13th monthly pension payment, which was approved in Sunday’s vote. What do you think?

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Hosted by: Benjamin von Wyl

What inspires your optimism for democracy?

We want to know why you still have hope for democracy in your home country and in the world.

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Hosted by: Katy Romy

Did you emigrate after retiring because you couldn’t make ends meet at home?

Each year, a certain amount of Swiss move abroad to avoid financial hardship. Are you one of them?

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Hosted by: Giannis Mavris

What is Switzerland’s reputation in the country where you live?

Many Swiss people believe their country has a good reputation worldwide. But how true is this?

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Hosted by: Pauline Turuban

Gun control: how should firearms be regulated?

What is your experience of guns? Based on your local situation, are you favourable to stricter or more liberal gun control?

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Hosted by: Kaoru Uda

What does ‘dying with dignity’ mean for you?

Have you ever cared for or accompanied a family member or a friend until their death? If you were in this situation, what would you wish for? What does a dignified death mean to you?

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Hosted by: Céline Stegmüller

The lifespan of a Swiss banknote – what would you like to know?

Things don’t last forever – and banknotes are no exception. What are your questions on the lifespan of a Swiss banknote?

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