Today's News

UN chief: Step up action to end conflicts driving "hunger crisis"


The international community must do more to end conflict to stave off famine in four countries, the UN Secretary-General said on Thursday. António Guterres was speaking in New York at a meeting held…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 21 September 2017 (PM)


Invest more in policies that support childhood development: UNICEF Governments and the private sector are being urged to support three basic national policies which benefit early childhood development. The call has been made…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /
News in Brief 21 September 2017 (AM) Development goals impossible without education for girls says Malala The world is running out of antibiotics: WHO News in Brief 20 September 2017 (AM) News in Brief 20 September 2017 (PM) Act now to realize women's economic rights: UN Secretary-General
Today's Features

Mission chief says peace deal crucial to ending South Sudan crisis


Only an internationally-recognized and functioning peace agreement can end the suffering of millions in South Sudan. That's the firm…

22 Sep 2017 / Listen /

New UN team to investigate ISIL crimes in Iraq


In a "landmark" resolution, the Security Council established a new team on Thursday to investigate alleged war crimes, crimes…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /

New UN relief chief relays voices of displaced to world leaders


Displaced people in Africa's volatile Lake Chad region have an urgent request to the international community: we need your…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /

1.25 million road deaths must be stopped: UN Envoy


Every year, well over 1.2 million people are killed in traffic accidents, but efforts are under way to bring…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /

Nigerian teacher wins UNHCR Refugee Award

Mr Mustapha and the students of Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School, Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria. Photo: UNHCR/Rahima Gambo

A teacher and school-funder who helped the release of some of the Chibok girls from Boko Haram extremists in…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /
Countries take stock of UN declaration on refugees, migrants Nuclear test ban represents "low hanging fruit" to stop proliferation UN and EU partner to stamp out violence against women Time to repair "a world in pieces" and create peace: UN chief Burundi violence “might be crimes against humanity” Displaced people "really want to go home": UN South Sudan envoy
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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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