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Criminals are "great innovators" says a UN official

Boarding a pirate vessel off the coast of Somalia. Photo: EU (File photo)

Crime and conflict are inextricably linked according to a researcher from the United Nations University (UNU). John de Boer…

19 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Food is "key" for advancement of women


Women need to be food secure in order to advance and to tackle violence perpetrate against them. That's according…

18 Apr 2015 / Listen /

US$274m needed to help "ordinary families" survive Yemen conflict

The conflict has left people "on the brink of survival", according to UN humanitarian coordinating agency OCHA.

An emergency UN appeal launched Friday for $274 million to help 7.5 million people directly affected by fighting in…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Sustainable population trends for the future

John Wilmoth. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Understanding how demographic changes will unfold over the next 15 years is essential for the design and implementation of…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Ideology of violent extremist offenders can be reversed in prisons

UN Photo/Martine Perret

Prisons could be places where the ideology of violent extremists could be reversed, according to the UN Interregional Crime…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Better crisis coordination needed between military and civil organizations Public-private partnerships needed to tackle cybercrime Terrorist groups find new funding opportunities Torture fund faces challenges as victims' rights rejected Misperceptions of African migrants fuel violence in South Africa
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Programmes from UN Headquarters



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