Afghanistan's complex processes are on track says the UN Special Representative for Afghanistan


H.E. Zahir Tanin (right)Ján Kubiš (left)

Afghanistan's three complex and intertwined processes — political, security and economic — are on track, according to the United Nations Special Representative for Afghanistan. Ján Kubiš says these efforts are due to culminate in 2014, but the fundamentals are to be put in place this year. Beng Poblete-Enriquez reports.

Building a future with decent work

A man collecting bottles

Employment and social protection in the new demographic context was one of the topics discussed at the 2-week International Labour Conference that wrapped up on 20 June in Geneva. Delegates from around the world met to report on the situation in their particular countries. Beng Poblete-Enriquez reports.

Myanmar has to do a great deal more to dampen the fires of interreligious tension: Human Rights Office

Rupert Colville

The UN Human Rights Office is deeply concerned about human rights violations against Muslims in the Rohinga community in Rakhine State and other regions of Myanmar. Rupert Colville, the spokesperson for the Human Rights Office says “The government of Myanmar has to do a great deal more to tackle this issue and to dampen the fires of interreligious tension”. He spoke to UN Radio’s Patrick Maigua in Geneva about the situation of the ethnic and religious minorities in Myanmar.

Presenter: Beng Poblete-Enriquez

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