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Security Council asked to assess human rights impact of DPRK sanctions

CAPTION: Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein (on the screen), UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, addresses the Security Council from Paris. Photo: UN/Manuel Elias

Security Council asked to assess human rights impact of DPRK sanctions The Security Council has been asked to assess the human rights impact of sanctions resolutions on humanitarian efforts in the Democratic People's…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Security Council condemns attack on blue helmets in the DRC

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Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are being urged by the UN Security Council to ensure that those responsible for this week’s deadly attack on peacekeepers serving there are brought…

9 Dec 2017 / Listen /
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Dialogue continues on Global Compact for refugees

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The international community needs to do much more to agree on practical solutions that will help the world's 22.5…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Human rights under threat in many countries: UN official

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Human rights are the foundation of peaceful societies, yet they are under attack in many countries globally, according to…

9 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Theatre provides persons with disabilities key emotional outlet

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Theatre, music, and other creative forms of artistic expression are a big help for persons with disabilities who may…

8 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Soil preservation essential to ensure our sustainable future: FAO expert

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It can take up to 1,000 years to form a single centimetre of soil, which is why "soil preservation…

7 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Dementia sufferers set to triple by 2050, warns WHO

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The number of people who suffer from dementia is set to triple to more than 150 million by 2050,…

7 Dec 2017 / Listen /
UN senior aid adviser renews call for Syria aid access UN award winner tackles clean energy and cholera in Yemen Migrants are "the ultimate agents" of development worldwide Child migrants deserve care "every step of the way": UNICEF Myanmar peace process and heroin production interlinked: UNODC Horrors of sexual violence against Syrian boys and men revealed
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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

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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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