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The Rodolfo Rivas Project is a podcast to try to learn a bit more about remarkable individuals in International Geneva (and hopefully beyond!), if not, at least we will hear some good stories. contact me: rr (@) rodolforivasproject.com

The Rodolfo Rivas Project is a podcast to try to learn a bit more about remarkable individuals in International Geneva (and hopefully beyond!), if not, at least we will hear some good stories. contact me: rr (@) rodolforivasproject.com
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Switzerland

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The Rodolfo Rivas Project is a podcast to try to learn a bit more about remarkable individuals in International Geneva (and hopefully beyond!), if not, at least we will hear some good stories. contact me: rr (@) rodolforivasproject.com

Twitter:

@rivasrod

Language:

English


Episodes

Dr. Luis G. Franceschi

4/24/2019
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S01E06 - Dr. Luis G. Franceschi (@lgfranceschi) Dean of Strathmore Law School in Nairobi. In this episode we talk about the transformative power of education and the journey of Dr. Franceschi from Venezuela to Kenya. We hear a bit about the current situation in Venezuela as well as the bright future awaiting many of the graduates of Strathmore. Listen in!

Duration:00:44:27

Dr. Willy Mutunga

4/23/2019
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S01E05 – Dr. Willy Mutunga (@WMutunga), Chief Justice of Kenya (2011-2016). In this episode, we cover many topics from a point of view of Kenya, but also from a gloal perspective. Due to his last role as Chief Justice of Kenya, I was expecting to delve into topics relating to the law, but it is clear from our conversation that Dr. Willy has transcended the law and is now concerned with grander questions such as a more inclusive and sustainable future as well as the role of those in power and...

Duration:01:10:45

Ambassador Roberto Zapata

3/17/2019
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S01E04 – Amb. Roberto Zapata. The one where we talk to the Ambassador of Mexico to the World Trade Organization, Roberto Zapata. In this episode, we have a great conversation with Amb. Zapata about growing up in Mexico and attending a bilingual school which set the preamble for a career in International Trade Policy. Amb. Zapata tells us about how growing up in a Mexico open for International business shaped his career and eventually led him to his position representing Mexico at the WTO. We...

Duration:01:05:30

Brian Beckham

3/4/2019
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S01E03 – Brian Beckham. The one where we talk to Brian Beckham, Head of the Internet Dispute Resolution Section at WIPO. In this episode, we have a great conversation with Brian about growing up in the Midwest, becoming interested in the creative industries and the Law. We also hear a bit about his passion for biking and his journey through Law School in Chicago, which eventually lead him to Geneva and WIPO. Listen in!

Duration:01:02:12

Alejandro I. Garcia

1/29/2019
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S01E02 – Alejandro Garcia. The one where we talk to Alejandro Garcia, a Partner at the UK law firm Clyde & Co, where his practice revolves around commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. In this episode, we hear from his beginnings in Chile, his journey through Harvard Law School and the US, his stint at WIPO and his transition from associate to Partner in the UK.

Duration:01:01:04

Brian Frenkel

1/11/2019
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S01E01 - Brian Frenkel. In our first episode, we talk to an Argentinean lawyer currently working as a Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs Adviser. His journey starts in Buenos Aires, Argentina and continues in Geneva where Brian studied and currently works. He talks a little bit about his work but also those things that interest him outside of work, including academics, feminism and diversity.

Duration:01:02:16

The Rodolfo Rivas Project introduction

8/27/2018
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The Rodolfo Rivas Project is a podcast where we will try to learn a bit more about remarkable individuals in International Geneva (and hopefully beyond), if not, at least we will listen to some good stories.

Duration:00:00:38