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Rising tensions follow restrictions on refugees at Balkan borders


Tensions are rising amongst migrants and refugees at the main entry point into the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia…

24 Nov 2015 / Listen /

"Strong rallying call" issued against ISIL terrorists


A resolution adopted unanimously by the UN Security Council provides a "strong rallying call" against terrorists operating in Iraq…

24 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Motives of foreign terrorist fighters under the spotlight

Security Council holds meeting on threats to international peace and security caused by terrorist acts. UN File Photo/Loey Felipe

Understanding the reasons why foreign terrorist fighters leave their homes and risk their lives in conflicts abroad is the…

24 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Terrorists can't stop us, says UN humanitarian chief in Mali

UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) provides support to the authorities following the terrorist attack on a hotel in the country's capital, Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Mikado FM

The terrorists targeting civilians and aid workers in Mali won't stop the humanitarian effort there. That's according to the…

24 Nov 2015 / Listen /

High human cost of weather-related disasters detailed in report


The world is paying a high price for weather-related disasters, with nearly US$2 trillion in losses and more than…

23 Nov 2015 / Listen /
"Climate irresponsibility" could wreck economic growth Climate change threatens children's survival and development: UNICEF Zanzibar women farmers fight for their rights by going back to school First woman Speaker of Parliament elected in Arab world Protecting Iraq's minorities "part of our humanity" says genocide expert Hotel siege in Mali over European restrictions leave refugees more vulnerable Brazilian celebrity same-sex wedding video premiered at UN Climate action pledged by companies in Iceland
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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

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