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Many young people are without jobs: ILO

Many young people are without jobs around the world as a result of the global economic crisis, according to a report released by the International Labour Organization on Thursday.

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Force Commanders from UN Peacekeeping Missions addressed the UN Security Council in early August

In this interview, UN Radio’s Ben Malor speaks with General Chjikadibia Isaac Obiakor, Military Adviser to the Secretary-General about the objective of the week-long meting of the Force Commanders, among other things. (duration: 12’10″)

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UN Daily News 12 August 2010

News and features from United Nations Radio.

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Tensions continue in Darfur's Kalma camp for displaced people

UN and Africa – a weekly 15-minute radio programme on political, social, economic and other developments related to Africa.

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International Youth Day Sparks Youth Involvement Worldwide

The UN General Assembly proclaimed August 12th as International Youth Day. Representatives of the 192-member body also declared August 12th as the start of the International Year of Youth. Ana Lopez Reports Duration: 3’16″ Lopez: This year’s theme is Dialogue and Mutual Understanding reflecting the General Assembly’s appreciation of dialogue among youth from different cultures. [...]

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UN Calls for Dialogue and Understanding on International Youth Day

August 12th is International Youth Day and the start of the International Year of Youth. To mark the occasion young people, representatives of government and UN officials gathered at the United Nations to sing, dance and hear inspiring messages of commitment to include the voices of youth in grappling with global challenges. Gail Walker reports. [...]

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Launching International Year of Youth, UN urges dialogue, respect across generations

The International Year of Youth was launched Thursday under the theme: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding.

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UNAMID head outlines principles for cooperation with Sudanese authorities

The head of the joint United Nations African Union mission in Darfur, (UNAMID) Professor Ibrahim Gambari has outlined principles that should guide the mission’s cooperation with the government of Sudan.

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Over 14 million people are affected by floods in Pakistan

More than 14 million people, almost one in every ten, have been affected by flooding in Pakistan, according to the United Nations humanitarian agency (OCHA).

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Lack of security could spoil elections in Afghanistan: UN envoy

The top United Nations envoy for Afghanistan has warned that insecurity “could be the real spoiler of the whole process” of the forthcoming parliamentary elections in the country.

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Locust swarms threaten agriculture in Madagascar

Madagascar is at risk of a significant plague of crop-eating locusts, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned on Thursday.

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