Alain Gaschen
Alain Gaschen
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Spotlight on press freedom
by Alain Gaschen - April 2, 2023 - 12:00am
One of the things the pandemic briefly took away from us was the film-viewing experience.
Global cooperation as the solution
by Alain Gaschen - January 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Happy New Year! Like most, I looked forward to the arrival of 2023.
‘Swissness’ in 2022
by Alain Gaschen - August 1, 2022 - 12:00am
The 1st of August is always an important day in the lives of every Swiss.
Neutrality in 2022
by Alain Gaschen - April 14, 2022 - 12:00am
I have previously written in this column how I look forward to all the possibilities that 2022 can bring.
Building the future, together
by Alain Gaschen - February 10, 2022 - 12:00am
The New Year generally brings a sense of wonder and optimism, as we look past the trials and tribulations of the previous 52 weeks and look forward to what triumphs and transformations are coming our way in the upcoming...
Angels in Christmas
by Alain Gaschen - December 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Christmas is once again around the corner! I recall that one of my first contributions to this section was also during the Christmas season in my first year in the Philippines.
Redesigning growth towards a sustainable future
by Alain Gaschen - October 31, 2021 - 12:00am
I had recently the privilege to open a session entitled “The Purpose Driven Business: Lessons from the Pandemic” in the framework of the ASEAN Sustainability E-Summit organized by the Global Reporting...
International cooperation and solidarity
by Alain Gaschen - May 25, 2021 - 12:00am
This past year has reminded me that solidarity exists in various forms. Early on, donation drives organized by all sectors of society helped alleviate the shock lockdowns brought upon the population.
What future do you wish to see?
by Alain Gaschen - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
As I continue to find new ways to maintain productivity and a healthy mind and body in the current global situation, I can’t help but to look forward to a future post COVID-19.
Month of hope and celebration of women around the world
by Alain Gaschen - March 28, 2021 - 12:00am
With this introduction, you will know my age: When I was born, women did not yet have the right to vote in my country.
Christmas in the year 2020
by Alain Gaschen - December 10, 2020 - 12:00am
Having arrived in the Philippines in August of 2019, I have had the wonderful opportunity of seeing the Filipino Christmas spirit less than a month after I first set foot in Manila.
The Filipino 'Mabuhay,' bayanihan and Swiss innovation
by Alain Gaschen - July 24, 2020 - 6:30am
The Swiss ambassador reflects on Filipinos' spirit and shares how the effects of the pandemic strengthened the ties between the Philippines and Switzerland.
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