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Heatwave warning system launched to tackle health threat

Clare Nullis. UN File Photo/ Jean-Marc Ferré

Killer heatwaves can catch governments by surprise, but that could be a thing of the past thanks to a…

1 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Food prices expected to decline over next decade

Buying food at a market in São José, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photo: FAO/Giuseppe Bizzarri

Rising incomes and population growth in developing countries will spur increased demand for food over the next 10 years.…

1 Jul 2015 / Listen /

"Savage” atrocities committed on civilians in South Sudan

Joseph Contreras (left). UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

Serious human rights abuses, including abductions and gang rape of women and girls have been committed by government forces…

30 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Mounting health risks facing children in Yemen

Children sit in a UNICEF-supported centre for vulnerable children, in the conflict-affected Hajjah Governorate, Yemen. Photo: UNICEF File Photo/Brent Stirton

Conflict in Yemen is having a devastating impact on the health of children, the UN children's agency, UNICEF, has…

30 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Living history: staff member of UN anti-Apartheid radio unit retires

Derrick S. Mbatha (right), United Nations Radio Producer, interviews Charlize Theron, United Nations Messenger of Peace. UN Photo/Mark Garten

Human rights are for everyone to enjoy, a former anti-Apartheid activist has concluded after 36 years of service at…

30 Jun 2015 / Listen /
Actor and environmentalist Robert Redford praises youth activism on climate change Scientists ponder role of bacteria in nutrition Water and sanitation "key" to eliminating cholera in Haiti Israel, Palestine react to Gaza probe US$2.3bn required to educate children in war-torn countries Education programme for 500,000 Palestinian refugee children under threat Dreams of people around the world celebrated in Rockwell drawing "Fundamental shift" leading to improved corporate responsibility Changing face of food insecurity in Europe and Central Asia
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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 /
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