UN Security Council discusses Timor-Leste's challenges and future

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

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has recommended in his report that the mandate of the UN Integrated Mission in Timor-Leste, UNMIT, be extended and also that his Special Representative establish a team to plan the downsizing of UNMIT during the period through 2012

Monitoring earthquakes

Earthquake in Haiti

Robert Yeats, Professor Emeritus of Geology at Oregon State University in the United States, is writing a book called Active Faults of the World, which, as it title suggests, outlines the location of all the world’s active earthquakes.

Best education in Mongolia

Student in Mongolia

In rural Mongolia, children travel long distances in freezing temperatures to get to school. So ensuring them the best education possible are dedicated teachers like Ms. Sainbayar – with the help of a government-run library project now underway in the country.

Producer: Gerry Adams

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