Global Voices

Global Voices look back at the events of 2012 tonight at 9pm on K103

The world is falling apart this weekend, according to the Maya Calendar. But we're not gonna talk about that.
Instead, since the year is ending, whether falling apart or not, we'll take a look at some of the global events of 2012. Some go for Christmas, some go for Santa Lucia, and some for Hannukkah, while we at Global Voices just go back in time.
Global Voices' team went into the field to ask students in Gothenburg on their opinion about the year that we are leaving behind. What has happened worldwide this year? Can we say that 2012 has been a continuation of 2011, or a beginning of something new?
In the show, we also highlight some of the more forgotten events of the past year.
Listen to our show tonight to remember what you forgot and to learn about what you missed.

Hosts: Anna Reumert and Ermelinda Kanushi
Voxpop interviews: Senka Purkovic and Patrik Wendeblad
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Some sneaks from tonight's show:

Video 1:
October 2012: Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner becomes the first person to break the sound barrier without any machine assistance during a record space dive out of the Red Bull Stratos helium-filled balloon from 24 miles (39 kilometers) over Roswell, New Mexico in the United States.

Video 2:
November 2012: The UN General Assembly approves a motion granting Palestine non-member observer state status

Video 3:
November-December 2012: Typhoon Bopha, known as "Pablo" in the Philippines, kills at least 1020 with around 844 people still missing. The typhoon caused considerable damage in the island of Mindanao.

Global Voices är programmet för dig som är intresserad av det som händer i världen. Vi tar upp utrikespolitiska ämnen och blandar stort som smått. Tycker du att Sverige är för litet, då är Global Voices något för dig! Programmet görs i samarbete med Utrikespolitiska föreningen (Göteborg)s medlemstidning Utblick.
Vi diskuterar ämnen som relaterar till utrikespolitiska frågor och inkluderar såväl lokala som globala röster. Vårt syfte är att bidra till en ökad förståelse för världen omkring oss.

Are you interested in what's happening around the world? Global Voices raises different topics within foreign politics. We bring up big and small topics. If you think Sweden's too small, then Global Voices is the programme for you! The programme is cooperating with Utrikespolitiska föreningen (Göteborg)'s magazine Utblick. We discuss topics related to global affairs and incorporate voices, local and global, to broaden our view of the world surrounding us.

Redaktion

Patrik Wendeblad, Senka Purkovic, Anna Reumert, Ermelinda Kanushi, Hanna Katarina Nyroos, David Skansholm och Susanna Németh.

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www.utblick.org

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