Festive baroque decor dining in Geneva

By Viktoria Rajnak Photos by Viktoria Rajnak GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – Seasons change and so does Geneva. Some restaurants shut down, others open, boutiques change their location, new ones appear. In the heart of Geneva, well-hidden in a gorgeous inner courtyard, Le Baroque Restaurant just opened its doors. Its predecessor, Le Senso had a classic, Italian, […]

Wine video: Chasselas, La Confrary Grand Cru 2010

View video White wine, dry Grape variety, Chasselas Winery: La Confrary Grand Cru 2010, Olivier Ducret Location: Chardonne, Lavaux, canton Vaud Price at the winery: CHF12.80 View this wine reviewed in French by Laurent Probst and in German by Gabriel Tinguely Complete list of GenevaLunch Swiss wine videos, produced by RomanDuVin Click on image to […]

Climate group told firmly: reform management structure, be more open


IPCC needs structural, cultural changes to regain credibility, InterAcademy Council report advises Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Geneva-based Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) needs to make “fundamental reform” to its management structure and to work in a spirit of far greater openness: this is the conclusion of the special report on the organization by […]

Dutch back IPCC climate change study (update)


Update 13:00  Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The Dutch government has backed the “core conclusions” of Geneva-based IPCC’s landmark climate change study, published in 2007. The Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change came under fire in 2009 for errors in the report. The Dutch environment minister later asked The Netherlands’ Environmental Assessment Agency to carry out a […]

WHO: new media part of mistakes in managing H1N1 epidemic

WHO headquarters in Geneva

Geneva, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) – The fading role of traditional media and the rise of new media were overlooked by the WHO (World Health Organization), a root cause of some of the management problems with the H1N1 epidemic, a senior WHO official says. Keiji Fukuda, the WHO’s special advisor on pandemic influenza, was addressing 29 experts […]