Jackie Chan brings message of peace to Timor-Leste youth

UN Calling Asia – a weekly 14-minute magazine programme, in English, that keeps you in touch with UN developments covering Asia and the Pacific.

In this edition:

Thousands of fans greeted Jackie Chan who came to Timor-Leste on behalf of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). During his three-day visit, the star met with young people across the country to promote the peaceful use of the martial arts.

Australia, India and Singapore were regional winners in this year's UN Public Service Awards, which were presented on Monday in New York. The awards are an opportunity to reward and motivate public servants. Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro is the UN Deputy Secretary-General.

Each June, the member states of the International Labour Organization (ILO) gather in Geneva, Switzerland, to discuss social and labour questions of importance to the entire world. Globalization was a hot topic at this year's session. The ILO's Neelam Agnihotri caught up with the president of the Employers Federation of India, Mr. N. Venkataramini, to get his thoughts on the subject.

Producer: Dianne Penn

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