UN Daily News 24 May 2016

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United Nation Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on stage at the closing ceremony of the World Humanitarian Summit. 24 May 2016. Photo: UNOCHA

Listen to a bulletin of news and features from United Nations Radio, with Elena Vapnitchnaia and Dianne Penn.

Today we bringing you a special programme from the close of the World Humanitarian Summit, here in Istanbul, Turkey.

More than 5,000 delegates from across the world have gathered here to address the urgent and the long-term needs of 130 million people in need.

The Secretary-General has just described the summit as "not an end point, but a turning point" for action.

In interviews with some of the key players here, I'll be reporting on whether the summit has achieved its goals…

And we'll hear from the UN Special Envoy on global education who's launched a new crisis fund to get millions of children back to school… 

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