Iran - Switzerland Chamber of Commerce Podcast
The Iran Switzerland Chamber Podcast series gets to the heart of key topics affecting the Iranian and Swiss business communities.
Produced by Saadat Cyrus and her team, the podcasts are a series of short informative lectures, debates and discussions which seek to analyze the important issues and inform businesses.
Chapter One - Episode 1 - Gold in Switzerland
The next time you use your gold ring, remember that it is 70% possible that this gold was refined in Switzerland !!
Chapter One - Episode 2 - The Chocolate Industry in Switzerland
Did you know that Switzerland does not have a cocoa tree ?! And how did it reach the chocolate market? What do you know about working children in this industry? Do you know conching technology?
Chapter One - Episode 3 - Language in Switzerland
Why is there peace and unity in the country despite the diversity of languages in Switzerland (4 different languages)?
Chapter One - Episode 4 - CERN in Switzerland
Did you know that Right outside Geneva in Switzerland there is a very interesting center that is trying to answer some very essential questions about our Universe and life in general.
This center is not some secret government project but it is perhaps the largest international collaboration into particle accelerators and other infrastructure needed for high-energy physics research. It is called CERN or short for European Council for Nuclear Research
Chapter One - Episode 5 - Swiss Guard
What do you know about the Swiss Guard? Did you know that the world's Catholic leader, or pope, is only protected by the Swiss Guards?
Chapter One - Episode 6 - Fondue in Switzerland
Melted cheese, which comes from the heart of the Alps, is becoming a delicious and popular food in Switzerland, which is called Fondue.
Chapter One - Episode 7- Swiss Army knife
We have all seen a multifunctional pocket knife with a red handle with a positive white mark at least once up close or in videos and photos. But how did this versatile pocket knife, known today in the world as the Swiss Army Knife, become so world-famous?
Chapter One - Episode 8- Women's rights in Switzerland
Is it not strange that women had the right to vote in Switzerland in 1971?
Chapter One - Episode 9- Cantons in Switzerland
Cantons are fundamentally different from provinces and states. The cantons have their own tax, education, health and immigration laws and operate independently of the Swiss Confederation.
Chapter One - Episode 10- Everything in Switzerland
Did you know that the Swiss are allowed to keep weapons but have the lowest crime rates or that Swiss meat is the most expensive meat in the world?
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