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Nuclear can play important role in reducing climate change

Nuclear Plant. File Photo: IAEA

Nuclear power can play an important role in reversing climate change, but it's not the only solution according to…

27 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Change of tactics for Boko Haram following military push


The outlawed group Boko Haram, which has been terrorizing populations in Nigeria has changed its tactics following recent military…

27 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Malaria transmissions in Africa "fewest in history" as goal is met

Trey Watkins (right) at the reception to celebrate the successes made against the MDGs by the entire Roll Back Malaria Partnership. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

Fewer people in Africa than ever before are being infected by malaria, but more than 400,000 continue to die…

27 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Addressing climate change will be more expensive if delayed


The issue of climate change needs to be addressed now otherwise it will become increasingly more expensive and more…

26 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Syria refugees in Lebanon caught in debt cycle

Members of a Syrian refugee family huddle around a stove inside their shelter in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. File Photo: UNHCR/A. McConnell

Nearly 90 per cent of the over one million Syrian refugees in Lebanon are caught in a vicious debt…

26 Nov 2015 / Listen /
40 million youth in Sahel at risk of radicalization or migration Kosovo focuses on ending gender-based violence Violence against women a "global epidemic" Rising tensions follow restrictions on refugees at Balkan borders "Strong rallying call" issued against ISIL terrorists Motives of foreign terrorist fighters under the spotlight Terrorists can't stop us, says UN humanitarian chief in Mali High human cost of weather-related disasters detailed in report "Climate irresponsibility" could wreck economic growth
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Programmes from UN Headquarters



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

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