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News in Brief 20 September 2017 (AM)

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We cannot allow "doomsday weapons" to endanger the future: UN chief We cannot allow "doomsday weapons" to continue threatening our children's future and that of the entire world. That's the passionate view of…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 20 September 2017 (PM)

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World must "seize the moment" to end protracted crisis in Libya: Guterres The international community needs to "seize the moment" and work towards a lasting political solution to the protracted crisis that has…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /
Act now to realize women's economic rights: UN Secretary-General 40 million worldwide trapped in modern slavery: UN-backed report News in Brief 19 September 2017 (PM) News in Brief 19 September 2017 – Geneva (AM) "Window of opportunity" closing on non-communicable diseases, warns WHO Security Council strongly condemns "highly provocative" DPRK missile launch
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Countries take stock of UN declaration on refugees, migrants

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One year ago, the world met in New York to underscore the need to protect millions of people fleeing…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /

UN and EU partner to stamp out violence against women

European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica. PHOTO: Alban Mendes de Leon

A concrete plan to fight violence against women and girls demands recognizing its various forms in regions across the…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /

Time to repair "a world in pieces" and create peace: UN chief

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"We are a world in pieces" that needs instead to become a "world at peace." The words of the…

19 Sep 2017 / Listen /

Burundi violence “might be crimes against humanity”

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Torture, rape and arbitrary detention in Burundi may amount to crimes against humanity, UN-appointed experts told the Human Rights…

19 Sep 2017 / Listen /

Displaced people "really want to go home": UN South Sudan envoy

Thousands who fled to a UN protection civilian site in Wau in April, 2017. PHOTO: Nektarios Markogiannis/UNMISS

The security situation in Wau, in north-western South Sudan, has improved, with displaced people returning home, the head of…

19 Sep 2017 / Listen /
Economically empowered women essential for stronger economies: ITC Countries support UN reform pledge UN chief convenes high-level meeting on sexual abuse South Sudan female commander heads new hospital project Lifesaving aid reaches displaced inside Myanmar UN chief implements new gender parity strategy
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