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Useful news items from and of Switzerland of particular interest to international Geneva

Curated by Peter Hulm

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Switzerland and COVID-19

Switzerland ranked 4th for economic come back, according to study11 September 2020

News items

Flood of gold from Switzerland to U.S. stopped in August17 September 2020

Dublin rule for asylum seekers to be replaced, EU’s von der Leyen says16 September 2020

Round table on The Future of Internet Governance in Geneva16 September 2020

Is the future of internet governance in Geneva?16 September 2020

The UN at Seventy-Five: How to Make it Relevant Again, a U.S. Council on Foreign Relations survey14 September 2020

UN Unpaid Internship Offer in Malaysia Receives Flak For Exploiting Manpower13 September 2020

Lindt Opens World's Largest Chocolate Museum – With the World's Largest Chocolate Fountain12 September 2020

'UN virtual meetings cost us more than face-to-face sessions': UNOG — 11 September 2020

Archaeologists race to uncover stone-age crystal hunt in Swiss Alps11 September 2020

Tour de France Swiss rookie Hirschi wins stage 12 (first time in 12 years), Roglic stays in yellow10 September 2020

Switzerland enshrines its crypto-friendly policies into law10 September 2020

Geneva seeks to carve its place as a home for internet governance9 September 2020

Geneva Macro Labs on Blockchain supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals7 September 2020

Osama bin Laden's niece says only Trump can prevent another 9/115 September 2020

How much is Geneva costing the UN? The tricky task of understanding the UN budget(s)5 September 2020

Swiss company ABB 'running away from tax obligations', Zimbabwe tax office says3 September 2020

Launch of Geneva Health Files, a website that tracks the governance of global health3 September 2020

Switzerland — a model of a small sovereign state destined to disappear?: (French or German): Swiss industry against the 27 September EU vote — 4 September 2020

Christoph Mäder, nouveau président d’economiesuisse: (French or German) — 4 September 2020

'Flying' electric speedboat debuts on Switzerland's lakes4 September 2020

Amid plans to quit, U.S. will not pay what it owes WHO this year2 September 2020

The weather in Switzerland: a survey1 September 2020