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Hello, its Kasmira. A recent study launched by the Geneva Graduate Institute reveals the multilateral hub's heavy reliance on a group of western donors. But what will it take for non-western actors to enter the fray?

And over at CERN, member states have voted to continue its cooperation with Russia’s main nuclear research institute – dealing a blow to Kyiv.

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Flags flying in front of the World Health Organization in Geneva. (US Permanent Mission in Geneva/Flickr)

Geneva: a western, and not global, hub for multilateralism? A study revealing international Geneva’s largely western donor base suggests the city is not as global as it claims. Researchers at the Geneva Graduate Institute found that contributions to international organisations in Geneva have almost quintupled over the last two decades, with western countries among the biggest donors.

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Cern upholds ties with Russian nuclear institute despite Kyiv’s objections. In a surprising move in Geneva and a win for Russian president Vladimir Putin, the European Organization for Nuclear Research (Cern) voted on Friday to continue its cooperation with Moscow. At a previous meeting in June 2023, the highest decision-making body of the world's leading nuclear research organisation announced its intentions to terminate cooperation agreements with Russia and Belarus.

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