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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

UN Security Council. UN File Photo/Loey Felipe

The Sahel region in Africa risks becoming a hub for mass migration or recruitment by extremist groups without sustained…

25 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Kosovo focuses on ending gender-based violence


Sixteen days of activism to end gender-based violence is underway across the world. The United Nations has described the…

25 Nov 2015 / Listen /

Violence against women a "global epidemic"

Lakshmi Puri.  UN Photo/Loey Felipe

Violence against women should be recognized as a "global epidemic" according to the Deputy Executive Director of UN Women,…

25 Nov 2015 / Listen /
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 Climate change threatens children's survival and development: UNICEF Zanzibar women farmers fight for their rights by going back to school First woman Speaker of Parliament elected in Arab world
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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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