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Good governance and democracy "non-negotiable", says IPU chief

IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong at the opening session of the IPU  Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Good governance and democracy are "non-negotiable" and must be implemented across all regions of the world with the help…

1 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Tech challenge launched to find "invisible" women entrepreneurs

The UN trade agency's Vanessa Erogbogo hopes that web or mobile apps will make women entrepreneurs much easier to find for other businesses. Photo: ITC

Finding millions of so-called "invisible" women entrepreneurs using a simple mobile app could transform their empowerment, according to UN…

1 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Time to help people "live their dreams", says IPU president

Saber Chowdhury, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). UN File Photo/Eskinder Debebe

It is time to help people live their dreams by ensuring that commitments made by governments are kept, according…

31 Aug 2015 / Listen /

WHO appeals for "safe corridor" in Yemen

World Health Organization Representative for Yemen Dr. Ahmed Shadoul briefs the press. Photo: WHO Yemen

Warring parties in Taiz governorate in Yemen are being urged by the World Health Organization (WHO) to observe a…

31 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Parliamentarians key to ending global poverty and inequality

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Opening Session of Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Parliamentary leaders from around the world have been called on by the UN to help end global poverty and…

31 Aug 2015 / Listen /
Detaining people without cause is a “strategy to spread terror” Impact of nuclear tests observed on International Day Philippines: Cyclone-prone areas to get evacuation centres Hurricane Katrina "raised bar" for disaster risk management Campaign gets South Sudan schoolchildren 'Back-to-Learning' Myanmar floods: Devastation and “unprecendented” solidarity New crop entering Arctic seed vault for preservation
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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

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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 /
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