Today's News

Over 90 per cent of Syria's chemical materials destroyed in country

Special Coordinator of the Joint Mission of the OPCW and the UN Sigrid Kaag (second left) inspecting preparations for the elemination of chemical weapons at the Syrian Port of Latakia in December 2013. Photo: OPCW-UN Joint Mission

"Significant progress" has been made in the last three weeks in the elimination of chemical weapons in Syria, according to a United Nations spokesperson. The joint mission of the Organization for the Prohibition…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /
Technology to boost awareness of immunization programmes General Assembly holds debate on "Ensuring Stable and Peaceful Societies" One year anniversary of garment factory disaster marked in Bangladesh Girls and women encouraged to get into information and communication technologies UN expert calls for broad consultation on reform of Côte d'Ivoire's electoral body Situation in northern Mali "remains very fragile", warns UN envoy UN mission in South Sudan rejects claim it failed to protect civilians Warring parties in Syria urged to allow relief aid to people in need Mobile technology facilitates literacy in developing countries: UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day highlights preservation and sharing of knowledge Importance of population issues to development discussed in Stockholm UNESCO chief calls for probe into murder of a Philippines journalist Children 'paying the price' for conflict in South Sudan Climate change poses big challenge to fisheries: FAO official "Heart-wrenching" evidence of executions in South Sudan's Bentiu town
Today's Features

Garment industry in Bangladesh Rana Plaza: Never again


A year after Bangladesh's deadliest industrial accident also known as the "Rana Plaza disaster", safety conditions for workers have…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Girls can "shape future" with ICT

Serafina Jacobson-Walsh (right) interviewing Sylvia Todd. © ITU/T.Blyth-Kubota

Girls can help to shape the future of the planet if they're more involved in information and communications technology…well…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Peace agreement in Darfur will help protection of civilians

A UNAMID Formed Police Unit Officer from Jordan interacts with a child in Zam Zam camp for Internally Displaced People (IDP), North Darfur. Photo by Albert Gonzalez Farran, UNAMID

A peace agreement between warring parties in Darfur will make it easier for the United Nations to protect civilians…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /

World Immunization Week: "know, check and protect"

HPV vaccination in a school for adolescent girls. Source: Screen capture from UNIFEED video

On World Immunization Week, people are being asked to learn more about vaccines, check their immunization status and get…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /
UN Mission in South Sudan rejects responsibility for "disaster" in Bentiu Cell phones in developing countries encourage "reading without books" Shipwrecks offer "huge potential" for small island states Nuclear Science in Cancer Treatment Evidence of hundreds of executions in South Sudan's Bentiu Improving "health of oceans" for food and nutrition security Organic farming protects Mother Earth and supports harmony with nature Vaccines guarded against natural disasters in refrigerators in the Philippines Global economy "turning corner" says IMF Ethnic killings and radio hate speech deplored in South Sudan Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars sing about peace and forgiveness Best-selling author calls for global support for Syrian refugees in Iraq Victims of domestic violence need employment to restart their lives Reconciliation process in Central African Republic underway says UN expert
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World Immunization Week 2014


Programmes from UN Headquarters

UN Radio Classics

ECOSOC Chamber

The New Frontier

Starring actor Edward G. Robinson, this programme describes how the path to universal peace and prosperity is “the new frontier” for mankind and tasks for the UN Economic and Social…

9 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Freedom of the skies

ICAO Emblem

A drama portraying the creation of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the UN body in charge of rules of airspace, aircraft…

9 Apr 2014 / Listen /
All Your Strength