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Food relief underway in Mali

Copyright: WFP/Fama Diouf

Efforts are underway in Mali to provide food to some of the three million people who do not have…

26 May 2015 / Listen /

Developing countries step up fight against pollution

Thailand and Chile are leading the way in pollution abatement, improving lives and economies. Other large cities are being urged to adopt some of the same methods. Photo: World Bank

Each year, pollution kills almost nine million people worldwide, mostly in developing countries. That's according to the World Bank…

26 May 2015 / Listen /

Human rights chief breaks with protocol to spotlight troublespots

Migrants at a detention centre in the city of Zawiya, Libya. Photo: Mathieu Galtier/IRIN

Violence in Burundi and the plight of the world's sea migrants are just two problems that require the international…

26 May 2015 / Listen /

One third of global population online

A computer class at San Jose, a rural secondary school in La Ceja del Tambo, Antioquia, Colombia. Photo: World Bank/Charlotte Kesl

Around one third of the world's population, or 3.2 billion people, has access to the Internet according to the…

26 May 2015 / Listen /

UN Women and Valencia soccer club team up for gender equality

UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka holds one of the new jerseys as she poses with players of the Valencia Club de Futbol soccer team at a press conference in New York on 26 May 2015. Photo: Valencia CF/Lázaro dela Peña. - See more at:

The European football team Valencia Club de Fútbol (CF) and the UN agency dedicated to gender equality and the…

26 May 2015 / Listen /
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be


Actor Martin Gable is part of this anticipation drama about “what could be” if the countries put as much determination in coming…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Peace on Earth