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Most people warned against tobacco use, but industry still resistant

More people are being warned against tobacco use. Photo: WHO/ Regional Office for the Western Pacific

A majority of consumers around the world now receive warnings about the dangers of using tobacco products, but the industry continues to resist government efforts. That's according to the World Health Organization's (WHO)…

19 Jul 2017 / Listen /

New framework to "reinvigorate" African Union-UN partnership: UN chief


A new framework to "reinvigorate" cooperation between the African Union (AU) and the UN in forging peace and enhanced security was outlined at the Security Council by the UN chief on Wednesday. Secretary-General…

19 Jul 2017 / Listen /
UN commemorates Nelson Mandela's "lifetime of service" Some 700,000 civilians displaced from western Mosul: UN "Time is of the essence" to implement the Sustainable Development Goals: UN Countries urged by UN chief to "fully cooperate" with MH17 probe
Today's Features

One million undocumented Afghans to get right to stay in Pakistan

Afghan migrants freshly arrived at the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in  Chaman, Pakistan. Photo: UNHCR/ Chaman,Pakistan/August, 2015

Pakistan's plan to register up to one million undocumented Afghans living in the country is set to bring "much…

21 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Stigma-free access to sexual health care a must for youth


The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) took centre stage this week at a forum at UN Headquarters where youth advocates…

21 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Multilingual contest a platform for UK student's fight for gender equality

Nicholas Bloom, a student at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom. Photo: UN News/Dianne Penn.

The opportunity to deliver a speech in French on gender equality to the UN General Assembly has cemented a…

21 Jul 2017 / Listen /

More women religious leaders needed to help prevent atrocities


More women are needed in religious leadership roles to help realize a new plan to prevent future atrocity crimes.…

21 Jul 2017 / Listen /

UN Messenger of Peace Malala inspires displaced girls in Iraq


Nobel laureate and UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai is urging world leaders to support the right of every…

21 Jul 2017 / Listen /
Mosul teen shot by sniper dreams of medical career "Scales have tipped" in fight against HIV DPRK drought affecting food production: FAO UN Singers celebrate 70, in village that welcomes the world
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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 /

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…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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