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Colombia peace deal to be signed with "bullet pens"


Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (centre) arrives in Cartagena, Colombia  Photo/UNIC Bogota A historic peace agreement between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is to be signed with "bullet pens", according…

26 Sep 2016 / Listen /

World faces growing nuclear threats, says deputy UN chief

General Assembly Seventieth session: Informal interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

The world is facing growing nuclear threats yet progress in multilateral nuclear disarmament has come to a standstill, the deputy UN chief has said. Jan Eliasson made the remarks on Monday during a…

26 Sep 2016 / Listen /
Good work conditions "improve pay and factory output" Security Council urged to press for halt in Syria violence to protect civilians Commendation for Cypriot leaders UN chief welcomes proposal for national dialogue in Gabon UN chief: Intensified attacks in Aleppo mark “dark day” International organizations call for restraint in DRC Government committed to finding political solution to end Syrian crisis Park attack shows even playtime is dangerous in Libya: UNICEF
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Somalia readying for extraordinary electoral process

​​​The situation in Somalia

The upcoming electoral process in Somalia could mark a watershed moment for the country, the Security Council heard on…

27 Sep 2016 / Listen /

"Moral impact" of migrant issue on Monaco

General Assembly Seventy-first session 10th plenary meetingGeneral Debate

The migrant and refugee crisis in Europe has had a strong "moral impact' on the tiny Principality of Monaco…

27 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Indian "change-maker" educates women about rights


A 25-year old lawyer from India who has been nominated as a UN Young Leader for the Sustainable Development…

27 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Protecting heritage part of "security response" to conflict

Luncheon hosted by the Secretary-General for the Heads of Delegation to the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly

Protecting cultural heritage is an integral part of the "security and humanitarian response" to conflict situations; that's according to…

26 Sep 2016 / Listen /

Cyprus talks approaching "make or break moment"

Espen Barth Eide. Photo: UN/Department of Political Affairs

Cyprus is fast approaching a "make or break moment" in long-running negotiations to reach a comprehensive settlement, and end…

26 Sep 2016 / Listen /
Environment factors should be part of refugee status Innovating agriculture to address climate change Attacks on medical facilities "shocking hallmark" of Syria crisis Financing SDGs a major concern for Caribbean Community "We need action from everyone" to reach 2030 goals: UN chief One of world's worst humanitarian crises "struggling for attention" Media hub generates "buzz" about UN global development goals Culture in Africa a barrier to "sex education" for girls and boys Emergency UN fund is "for all, by all"
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People in Houses

Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /

Life Begins at Ten


American actors Doris Day and Gregory Peck join Eleanor Roosevelt to raise awareness on the life of refugees in Europe. Duration: 14’21″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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