Today's News

"No sign" of improvement in Burundi: investigators


International human rights experts monitoring Burundi have seen "no sign of positive" change in the country in recent months. That's according to a new report commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council into…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /

UN stands with Finland following terrorist attack

Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Violaine Martin (file)

A deadly attack in Finland has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. Authorities in the Nordic country are investigating it as a terrorist attack. Dianne Penn reports. The incident occurred on Friday in…

19 Aug 2017 / Listen /
UN chief calls for solidarity with civilians, aid workers caught in conflict UN agencies supporting Sierra Leone relief efforts UN chief condemns "heinous" Barcelona terrorist attack UN-backed court orders extremist to pay reparations for Timbuktu destruction
Today's Features

Slave trade remembrance symbolizes justice among people: UNESCO


The legacy of a slave uprising in the Caribbean nearly 300 years ago represents a symbolic victory for human…

23 Aug 2017 / Listen /

Appeal for justice for Iraqi rape survivors


Thousands of Iraqi women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by extremists should receive care,…

23 Aug 2017 / Listen /

UN supporting civilians fleeing Telafar, Iraq


UN agencies in Iraq are gearing up to help thousands of civilians expected to flee the city of Telafar.…

22 Aug 2017 / Listen /

Migration, human trafficking major challenges in Libya: UN official


It is important to look at migration in Libya "not just as an internal problem, but as a regional…

22 Aug 2017 / Listen /

War surgeon: I feel more at risk of death on front line


A leading war surgeon has spoken of the increasing risks associated with saving lives in combat zones and the…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /
UN human rights experts concerned about situation in Burundi Humanitarian aid a “fantastic investment,” says UN relief chief 7.7 million people in DRC face "acute hunger" UN warns South Sudan refugees in Uganda pass one million mark: UNHCR
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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 /

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…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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