Ivan Pictet, the former Senior Managing Partner at Pictet Bank is also president of the Foundation pour Genève, a center that promotes the international development of Geneva. He speaks to Martina Fuchs about what Geneva means for him and how it will adapt to global changes that affect the city's core.
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.