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Scale up efforts to prevent HIV infections in youth: UNICEF

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New HIV infections among adolescents could reach 400,000 a year by 2030 if progress stalls in reaching this segment of the population, according to a new report from the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).…

1 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Make nutrition a public issue to address malnutrition impacts: FAO chief

A family having a meal in Kyrgyzstan. Photo: FAO/Sergey Kozmin

With malnutrition estimated to cost the world US$3.5 trillion a year, nutrition must be considered a public health issue, the head of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday. José…

1 Dec 2016 / Listen /
"Speaking out protects life": UN chief marks World Aids Day Latest DPRK nuclear test prompts toughest UN Security Council sanctions Thousands of people remain in opposition areas in Syria's Aleppo Many still barred from access to social, political and economic opportunities New strategy to boost "environmental performance" of peacekeeping Palestine and Israel face "one-state reality" without revival of talks "Restore basic humanity" in Aleppo
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"Full inclusion" of persons with disabilities, vital to reach SDGs

A disabled man operates a mobile phone repair business in Sri Lanka. Photo: ILO (file photo)

The "full inclusion and effective participation" of persons with disabilities in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals is vital if…

2 Dec 2016 / Listen /

"Fear can't put dreams asleep": Stevie Wonder marks disability day

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The celebrated music icon, Stevie Wonder delivered a powerful message to people with disabilities at the UN on Friday,…

2 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Preserving "Chapei Dang Veng" important to Cambodia's heritage


Safeguarding a traditional Cambodian music style called "Chapei Dang Veng" is important to the country's heritage according to Phoeung…

2 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Zero waste guru gives UN Radio a sustainability check-up


Do you think it's possible to create just a single litre of rubbish in a year? Zero waste activist…

2 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Global response needed to stop use of ICTs to commit terrorist acts

Jean-Paul Laborde. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

A global response is needed to stop extremism on the internet and in social media, the head of the…

1 Dec 2016 / Listen /
HIV-positive women “face more discrimination than men” Space-based information saving lives on Earth Thousands of children left without water in Mosul, Iraq Space technology "not just rockets and astronauts" Syria's Aleppo residents "waiting for death":UN rights chief "Serious human rights violations" continuing in South Sudan "Small fraction" of South Sudanese protected in UN civilian sites HIV self-test is key to fighting AIDS, says WHO
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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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