Outgoing chief of the UN mission in Nepal warns of the country's tenuous peace process

Ian Martin

Ian Martin

Despite great achievements in Nepal’s peace process, controversies between the Nepalese and Maoist armies and other problems may be indicative of the difficulties that lie ahead, according to Mr. Ian  Martin, who is winding down his stint as UN Special Envoy for Nepal. He voices some worries.

Millennium Development Goals

Global summit focuses on MDGS, young people

Youth are a key to achieving the MDGs. It is today’s generation of young people who will benefit as adults if the MDGs are achieved, and who have the most to lose if they are not. The MDGs were the subject of the Global Youth Millennium Development Goals Summit that took place in Mumbai in November.

World Health Organization’s Gregory Hartl discusses bird flu in China

avian bird flu 11a

farmer caring for little chicks

A number of people, including a 16 year old boy, have died in China recently from what has been suspected as bird flu. In the following interview, UN Radio’s Liling Huang asks WHO Spokesman Gregory Hartl if the deaths signal a large-scale outbreak of the disease in human beings.

Producer: Gerry Adams
Production assistant : Beng Poblete-Enriquez
duration: 14’00″

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