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Objectif Monde L'hebdo
News & Current Affairs

Objectif Monde L'hebdo

( Season 1 )
Report, inquiry, investigation ... "Objectif Monde L'Hebdo", a television magazine by French-speaking editorialists, takes time to reflect and analyse through the expert insights and opinions provided by specialists. A TV5MONDE programme, jointly produced with RTS, in collaboration with its francophone partners (RTBF, Radio-Canada, France Télévisions).

Presented by: Dominique Laresche.
www.tv5monde.com/objectifmonde

Episodes

Episode
14
Covid-19 gatecrashes the American presidential campaign

In the United States, and notably in New York, Covid-19 is having a devastating effect on both the human and economic fronts. Could the pandemic cost the American president his re-election and play into the hands of the Democrats? If the county goes into recession, could that strengthen China's role.

Guest: David Sylvan, Professor in International Relations and Political Science at the Graduate Institute Geneva.

Presented by: Dominique Laresche.
www.tv5monde.com/objectifmonde
Episode
15
Made in Ethiopia

Today you can find tee-shirts "Made in Ethiopia" for less than 10 Swiss francs. Ethiopia is the new Eldorado for clothing manufacturers and supplies the major international brands, notably H&M despite its claim to be beyond reproach in ethical terms. Yet the Ethiopian workers earn a pittance.

Guests: Isabelle Ducret, journalist with RTS, director of the documentary "Made in Ethiopia"; Didier Péclard, political analyst, senior lecturer and research director with the Global Studies Institute.

Presented by: Dominique Laresche.
Episode
16
Blood in our mobile phones

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, women and children work in the mines to extract coltan, the mineral found in all our mobile phones, laptops and games consoles. For part of the Congolese population, the country's natural wealth has become into a veritable curse.

Guests: Sophie Langlois, journalist with Radio-Canada, director of the documentary report "Du Sang Dans Nos Cellulaires"; Chantal Peyer, ethical economy manager for the NGO Pain Pour le Prochain.

Presented by: Dominique Laresche.