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Objectif Monde L'hebdo

( Season 2020 )
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.


Vaccins : la course contre la mort
Vaccines: the race against death

A look back at the race for vaccines between the major world powers. Behind the scenes of the immense American vaccination plan, a vast, almost military, enterprise known as "Operation Warp Speed". Encounter with Moncef Slaoui, the Belgian-American professor who put this vaccination strategy in place.

Guests: Thomas Rorive, journalist with the RTBF; Nathalie Ernoult, head of the Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines by Médecins Sans Frontières and joint director of the IRIS Health Observatory.
Les temps Moderna
Moderna times

Moderna, a small American biotech company, was one of the first to obtain an authorisation to market their Covid vaccine, partly manufactured in Valais, Switzerland. We look back at the Moderna success story, and that of Stéphane Bancel, its CEO.

Guests: François Ruchti, journalist with RTS; Bertrand Kiefer, editor-in-chief of the "Revue Médicale Suisse".

Presented by: Dominique Laresche.
Police and profiling: 40 years of failure

George Floyd's murder left an indelible mark on people's minds and revealed police violence and certain discriminatory practices. Ethnic profiling, facial discrimination, prejudice, lack of training... We look back over forty years of relations between the forces of law and order, and the black and indigenous populations of Canada.

Guest: Sylvie Fournier, journalist with Radio-Canada.

Presented by: Dominique Laresche.