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Relief effort in Nepal "running against the clock"

A Nepalese military helicopter delivers relief supplies to Ladhu village in Sindhulpalchok district. Photo: OCHA/Markus Werne

One month after a massive earthquake devastated Nepal, the international community is "running against the clock" to deliver aid…

25 May 2015 / Listen /

Cybercriminals targeted as world IT summit begins in Geneva

Cybercrime targeted at world IT summit Geneva. Photo: World Bank (file)

Combating online fraud which costs at least US$3.5 billion a year is the task facing UN and industry experts…

25 May 2015 / Listen /

Local economies important for African economic development

A view from the Port of Doraleh, Djibouti. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

African countries need to look at how they can grow local economies to prepare for a booming population. That's…

25 May 2015 / Listen /

Geneva vital “ingredient in everyone's lives”

Moller is the author of "Recipes for Peace, Rights & Wellbeing". Credit: UNTV

Highlighting the impact of decisions reached in Geneva is the aim of a cookbook with a difference that's been…

25 May 2015 / Listen /

West Africa key destination for illegal electronic waste

Ghana and Nigeria are among the key destinations in Africa for large-scale shipments of electronic waste. Photo: UNEP (file)

Up to 90 per cent of the world’s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or…

24 May 2015 / Listen /
Asia becomes the world’s largest investor region Cholera toll mounts for Burundi displaced, says refugee agency 60,000 women and girls treated for fistula in developing world Welcome for Myanmar decision to shelter sea migrants Hip-hop artist backs sustainable energy for Africa
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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 the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be


Actor Martin Gable is part of this anticipation drama about “what could be” if the countries put as much determination in coming…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Peace on Earth