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Cell phones in developing countries encourage "reading without books"

© Worldreader, A Masai girl, wearing traditional beaded jewelery, reads on a low-end Android phone, Kenya. UNESCO@PHOTO

People in the developing world are using their mobile devices to read full length books and stories, according to…

23 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Shipwrecks offer "huge potential" for small island states

Pollockshields Wreck, Bermudas. [UNESCO/E. Trainito]

Shipwrecks and other types of underwater cultural heritage offer "huge potential" for small island states according to a senior…

23 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Nuclear Science in Cancer Treatment


Radiation Oncology is a medical method used for treating cancer. It uses ionizing radiation to kill cancer cells. The…

23 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Evidence of hundreds of executions in South Sudan's Bentiu

UNMISS Mongolian battalion evacuating civilians on 16 April from Bentiu, Unity State, after conflict broke out between government and oppostion forces. Photo: UNMISS

The UN has said there is evidence of executions which have taken place in the South Sudanese town of…

22 Apr 2014 / Listen /
Improving "health of oceans" for food and nutrition security Organic farming protects Mother Earth and supports harmony with nature Vaccines guarded against natural disasters in refrigerators in the Philippines Global economy "turning corner" says IMF Ethnic killings and radio hate speech deplored in South Sudan Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars sing about peace and forgiveness Best-selling author calls for global support for Syrian refugees in Iraq Victims of domestic violence need employment to restart their lives Reconciliation process in Central African Republic underway says UN expert "Unimaginable" situation for women in South Sudan Papua New Guinea struggles to meet MDG poverty targets Rwandan genocide exhibit features "rebirth of a nation from ashes" South Sudan women unite for peace Small bite, big threat: UN scientists research reducing mosquito populations
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WHO: World Immunization Week 2014 – Know, Check, Protect


Programmes from UN Headquarters

UN Radio Classics

ECOSOC Chamber

The New Frontier

Starring actor Edward G. Robinson, this programme describes how the path to universal peace and prosperity is “the new frontier” for mankind and tasks for the UN Economic and Social…

9 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Freedom of the skies

ICAO Emblem

A drama portraying the creation of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN body in charge of rules of airspace, aircraft…

9 Apr 2014 / Listen /
All Your Strength