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On Inside Geneva host Imogen Foulkes puts big questions facing the world to the experts working to tackle them in international Geneva. From the World Health Organization’s struggle with Covid19, to institutional racism in humanitarian organisations, to arms control, to the future of the United Nations itself, Inside Geneva asks the questions, and gets the answers.

This content was published on August 8, 2022 - 10:00
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There is war in Europe. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused the biggest refugee crisis since the second world war, and shaken global security. In this episode, Inside Geneva asks if the UN can do anything to restore security, finds out what effect the war will have on other humanitarian crises around the world, and explores the effects of sanctions, and the chances of accountability for war crimes.

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Killer robots

What should we do about ‘killer robots’? Who is responsible for a weapon that acts alone? Imogen Foulkes talks to those leading the campaign to ban them, and to the guardian of the Geneva conventions, the International Committee of the Red Cross.

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Endless war in Afghanistan

What are the prospects for Afghanistan now that the troops have pulled out? How do humanitarian agencies work when the Taliban’s in charge? In these episodes, Inside Geneva talks to aid workers in Afghanistan and analysts about Afghanistan’s future.

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Want to know how international law affects your life? How did we get our treaty against landmines, our convention on enforced disappearances, or our ban on nuclear weapons? Does international law even work? Inside Geneva has a series on treaties that changed our world.

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Living with the pandemic

The last two years have been dominated by Covid 19, and the World Health Organisation’s struggle to understand the virus and its origins, and to ensure treatments and vaccines are shared fairly. Inside Geneva has devoted several episodes to our successes – and failures – coping with the pandemic.

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