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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


Peace and security are inseparable from the advancement of social progress and human rights, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday. António Guterres relayed this message during a Security Council meeting on large scale…

17 Nov 2017 / Listen /
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Today's Features

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


Life in war-torn Yemen was already a daily struggle for the average citizen, but a blockade imposed last week…

16 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Surviving terror once the cameras move on: one woman's story


While terrorist attacks draw headlines globally, a recent UN documentary tells the story of what happens to survivors once…

16 Nov 2017 / Listen /
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 "We will succeed", pledges force commander of deadly Mali mission "Pooling competences" of contributors means safer peacekeeping
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Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt


In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from…

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