This vertical highlights actors that promote themes such as international cooperation, humanitarian assistance and human rights, at the core and “raison d’être” of International Geneva. Public and private organizations and people representing them will be presented through segments that will include in-depth interviews about the Swiss made Global governance, and its challenges.
The United Nations Office at Geneva is the global organization’s second-largest hub after its New York headquarters. Its current Director-General, Michael Møller, talks to CNNMoney Switzerland Anchor Martina Fuchs about the challenges of managing budgets, the pressure to reform the UN's massive bureaucracy, and how to maintain Geneva's attractiveness for international organizations.
In Part 2 of The Newsmaker interview with Michael Møller from the United Nations’ Geneva Office, CNNMoney Switzerland’s Martina Fuchs talks to him about the impact of foreign aid cuts by the U.S and other governments, how to improve the organisation’s global advocacy, and the role Switzerland plays within the organization. The Director-General estimates that the UN spends around CHF 5.5 billion per year in Geneva and involves almost 10% of the local population.