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People of Greece have demonstrated "solidarity' with migrants

Alexis Tsipras. UN Photo/Cia Pak

  The people of Greece have demonstrated their solidarity by providing food and shelter with the migrants who have arrived in their country; that's according to the Prime Minister of Greece, Alexis Tsipras.…

1 Oct 2015 / Listen /
Foreign Minister says Russia and west "eye-to-eye" on fighting terrorism in Syria Prime Minister proposes "Marshall Plan" for Somalia Myanmar discrimination is “institutional” Elections "should" take place by year's end, says Haitian president Palestine no longer bound by Oslo peace deal with Israel CAR risks return to civil war, rights expert warns Reconciliation "imperative" to Sri Lanka's future Number of over-60s set to double, says WHO Move to prevent Security Council right to veto in mass atrocities Yemen's President urges rebels to lay down their weapons Treatment of migrants "sheer hypocrisy" says EU Death penalty practices must be reconsidered Russia fighting "aggressive war" against Ukraine CAR clashes may be "catastrophic" as elections near Africa "bids farewell" to coup d'états Ukraine people to face harsh winter without aid "Towering achievement" as UN General Assembly opens Momentum must be sustained to bring peace to Somalia Whole world to benefit from African economic development: Mugabe UN chief condemns deadly air strikes on civilians in Yemen "Rich" countries urged to meet development commitments "Universal truths" are self-evident: Obama China outlines billion-dollar support to peacekeeping
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Burundi denies the country's taking a step backwards on human rights

Burundians arriving in Rwanda.  File Photo: UNHCR/Kate Holt

Burundi's foreign minister denied that the country's human rights record is deteriorating on Friday, following an upsurge in arrests…

3 Oct 2015 / Listen /

The political will exists for lasting peace, says South Sudan vice-president.

James Wani Igga.UN Photo/Cia Pak.

The vice-president of South Sudan – the world's youngest nation – said that the "political will" exists to end…

3 Oct 2015 / Listen /

Libyans urged to forge their own peace now

High-Level Meeting on Libya. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

The warring parties in Libya have been urged to form a government of national unity, at a high-level UN…

2 Oct 2015 / Listen /

Syria: International community must stop terrorist flow

Walid Al-Moualem, Syria's Deputy Prime Minister, addresses the general debate of the General Assembly's 70th session. UN Photo/Cia Pak

  The "countdown" to ending the conflict in Syria can only begin if UN Security Council resolutions on combatting…

2 Oct 2015 / Listen /

Gender issues must feature in new climate deal

A woman washes her mud soaked clothes and sheets along the side of the road in the aftermath of the tropical storm "Hanna" that left the entire region flooded and thousands of people stranded. UN File Photo/Logan Abassi

The important linkages between gender issues and climate change are being emphasized as world leaders prepare to endorse a…

2 Oct 2015 / Listen /
Chemical industry told not to cheat on global goals Israel accuses world powers of "deafening silence" over Iran threats “Honour” peace agreements in Mali World seeing "explosion" of refugees CAR entering delicate period ahead of elections Somalia latest country to sign child rights treaty Empower youth to end AIDS by 2030: Charlize Theron Broken migration policies focus of international meeting US actress represents trafficking victims' "truth" Syrian crisis, ISIL dominate UN debate on Middle East conflicts Palestinian flag raised at the United Nations headquarters There's enough food in the world to end hunger by 2030 Respect the dignity of migrants fleeing to Europe Defeating terrorists on the battlefield is not enough
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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


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