Today's News

Shelter "urgently needed for displaced from Syria's Aleppo"


Some 30,000 people who fled fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo in recent days are getting humanitarian aid, but hundreds of thousands more need help, the UN has warned. Speaking in Geneva…

1 Dec 2016 / Listen /

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 "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
Today's Features

Social media a "powerful channel" for space industry

Scott Kelly. Photo: UNOOSA

Space exploration is the story of "very passionate people that do ground-breaking stuff" and is not only about rockets…

3 Dec 2016 / Listen /

"Make cities accessible, keep persons with disabilities visible"


One of the ways to break down the stigma faced by persons with disabilities is to make cities more…

3 Dec 2016 / Listen /

"Affordable, absolutely green" housing showcased at UN conference

Eco-friendly house. UN Photo/Matt Wells

Housing that is "fast, affordable and absolutely green" will free up cities of the future to build without using…

3 Dec 2016 / Listen /

"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 Zero waste guru gives UN Radio a sustainability check-up Global response needed to stop use of ICTs to commit terrorist acts 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
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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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