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UN to conduct inquiry into deaths of DRC experts

Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

The United Nations has confirmed the deaths of two members of a Security Council expert group who had been missing in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for more than two weeks. Michael…

28 Mar 2017 / Listen /

In camp visit, UN chief appeals for more support for Syrian refugees


Failure to support refugees only helps extremist groups to recruit more people into their ranks, the UN Secretary-General said on Tuesday. António Guterres was speaking to reporters during a visit to the Zaatari…

28 Mar 2017 / Listen /
Famine, war, drought threatening millions of children in 4 countries: UNICEF Conflicts, crises block progress to end hunger in Near East and North Africa Stronger cooperation needed to improve situation of refugees in Greece: UNHCR Killing of 6 aid workers in South Sudan an "appalling and pointless loss": UN UN "doing everything possible" to "find and help" missing experts UN Syria envoy “deeply concerned” by escalation in fighting Massive campaign to stamp out polio once and for all in Africa Climate change "threat" to SDGs "not a question of opinion": UN chief
Today's Features

The scars of rape last "longer than the war": UN Special Representative

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Addressing sexual violence in conflict is the "great moral challenge of our time," the outgoing Special Representative of the…

29 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Red Palm Weevil "serious concern" for date, coconut production: FAO


A small red beetle that destroys palm trees is spreading rapidly, created "serious concern" for the global production of…

29 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Women farmers can boost "under-performing" food production : FAO

Libor Stloukal. Photo: UN News/Matthew Wells

Women need better opportunities and resources to help improve "under-performing" smallholder food production, especially in sub-Saharan Africa and South…

29 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Atrocity crimes "on the rise" along with "Responsibility to Protect"


With atrocity crimes on the rise around the world, countries have an increasing responsibility to protect their citizens, according…

29 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Famine is "a collective failure": WFP chief economist


The descent into famine represents "a collective failure" from which many child survivors will never recover. That's the stark…

28 Mar 2017 / Listen /
As famine looms, Yemen "on a knife's edge": UN Coordinator Women's participation in peace talks empower Syrians “as a whole” Urgent “need for progress” on nuclear disarmament Fast-response "vanguard brigade" of Peacekeepers now a reality The situation has “never been worse” in Yemen: UNICEF #RememberSlavery: African rhythms permeate Cuban music "Cultural cleansing" by terrorists is a war crime: UNESCO chief
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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 /

Life Begins at Ten


American actors Doris Day and Gregory Peck join Eleanor Roosevelt to raise awareness on the life of refugees in Europe. Duration: 14’21″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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