On Background [World Service]

Episodes

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Broadcast
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African Governance and Immigration to the USA20161104

Philanthropist Mo Ibrahim on Africa, Mexican immigration to the US, and anti-Semitism

James Harding and Zanny Minton Beddoes dig into some of the big stories of the week.

Air Pollution and Free Trade Negotiations20161028

Pascal Lamy, the former director of WTO on trade deals. Plus, an air pollution audiograph

James Harding and Zanny Minton Beddoes dig into some of the big stories of the week.

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Globalisation20161118

The effects of globalisation on Africa plus the latest on al-Shabab in East Africa.

James Harding and Zanny Minton Beddoes dig into some of the big stories of the week.

Henry Kissinger and David Petraeus20161111

Henry Kissinger and David Petraeus on what they expect from President Trump

James Harding and Zanny Minton Beddoes dig into some of the big stories of the week.

Valery Giscard d'Estaing on The Future of Europe20161202

Valery Giscard d'Estaing on Europe; private space exploration; plus the end of privacy?

James Harding and Zanny Minton Beddoes dig into some of the big stories of the week.

Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein on Fight for Human Rights20161125

UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein plus Ahdaf Soueif on Egypt post Arab Spring

James Harding and Zanny Minton Beddoes dig into some of the big stories of the week.