Today's News

Challenges to eradicating weapons of mass destruction "are growing"


The challenges the world faces in eradicating weapons of mass destruction, or WMD, "are growing," according to the UN Secretary-General. Ban Ki-moon was addressing the UN Security Council on Tuesday during a debate…

23 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Security Council urged to put aside differences on Syria


A ceasefire or 48-hour pause in the fighting in Syria is not a negotiating tactic but what is needed to get aid to scores of desperate people. That's what UN Emergency Relief Coordinator…

22 Aug 2016 / Listen /
Today's Features

Humanitarian convoys "ready to depart" for Aleppo


Humanitarian convoys are "ready to depart" for the city of Aleppo in war-torn Syria to deliver aid after Russia…

25 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Displaced Colombians building a new future


The conclusion of peace negotiations in Colombia has been welcomed by the United Nations. The Government and the main…

25 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Italy response post-earthquake "excellent"

Aftermath of an earthquake. Photo: MINUSTAH/Marco Dormino

Italian authorities are doing "excellent" work carrying out search and rescue operations as well as responding to people's needs…

25 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Sport corruption "not something new" but more visible


The issue of corruption in sport is "not something new" but it has become more visible over the past…

25 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Violence "daily reality" for children across South-East Europe


More than 50% of children in South-East Europe have experienced some form of psychological or physical punishment by family…

25 Aug 2016 / Listen /
Darfur youth urged to strive for peace and development Timely medical care crucial for South Sudan sexual violence victims
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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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