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We need children's hope now more than ever: UN Secretary-General

Photo Opportunity and blue carpet Ð including kid journalists, UNICEF World Children Day

Children across the world have been assured that their voices will be heard at the United Nations. The pledge was made by none other than UN Secretary-General António Guterres, speaking to scores of…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 20 November 2017 (AM)


  WHO calls for release of kidnapped doctor following attack on Libya health facility An attack on a health facility in Libya and the kidnapping of one of its doctors has been condemned…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /
UN Chief: Peace and security link key for Mediterranean region News in Brief 17 November 2017 (PM) News in Brief 17 November 2017 – Geneva (AM) Human rights "unquestionably" part of solution to fighting terrorism: UN chief News in Brief 16 November 2017 (PM) 224 million people suffer hunger in sub-Saharan Africa
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Darfur team's ordnance risk education device wins top UN Award

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A project that aims to educate people in remote areas of Darfur about the dangers of explosive remnants of…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

A wish for every child with disabilities "to have a fair chance"

Emmanuel Elisha Ford (first boy on the left) together with the other children and the Secretary General before the World Children's Day at the UNHQ. Credits: Agnese Pastorino/UN News

Children with disabilities deserve to have the same rights as everyone else, which is something that will have a…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Pop group using their star appeal for children's rights


Teenage pop sensation Kids United may be young, but age is no barrier to raising awareness about children's rights,…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

"New set of tools" needed for modern peacekeeping: Dallaire


A "new set of tools" is needed to make UN peacekeeping fit for today’s more dangerous and complex world. That's…

19 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Sustainable fashion leader hopeful for humanitarian, environmental improvements

Fashion and Sustainability: Look Good, Feel Good, Do Good

Changing the fashion industry and making it more aware of global humanitarian and environmental concerns, demands expertise, and above…

17 Nov 2017 / Listen /
Blockade making life in Yemen even worse, says UN official Surviving terror once the cameras move on: one woman's story UN General Assembly helping to carry climate action forward "We will not allow ourselves to be limited:" UN Gender Award winner "UN in unity" – Preferred approach to tackling gender discrimination Iceland tops global table for IT progress in 2017
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