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"Arab Idol" joins call for a better future in Gaza

Singer Mohammad Assaf crossed from Gaza to Egypt before going on to win the TV talent show in 2013. He's now Goodwill Ambassador for UNWRA. Photo: UNRWA

Mohammed Assaf might not be a household name in the West, but to millions of people in the Middle…

3 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Labour experts focus on boosting small businesses

Opening Session of the 104th International Labour Conference. Photo: ILO/Pouteau/Crozet

Labour experts from around the world are spending the next two weeks focusing on how to boost the success…

3 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Malaria issue taken to Canadian and European parliamentarians

Children surrounded by protective malaria net in the Dominican Republic. Photo: WHO/PAHO

Political leadership is needed to fight malaria which continues to kill over half a million people worldwide, but mainly…

3 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Ebola outbreak in West Africa "not yet over", says UN envoy

Dr David Nabarro, Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola. UN Photo/Loey Felipe (file)

The deadly Ebola outbreak which killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa is not yet over, according to…

2 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Child abuse costing East Asia and Pacific US$209bn

Child abuse is costing East Asia and the Pacific around US$209 billion a year. Photo: UNICEF

Child abuse and violence is costing countries in East Asia and the Pacific around US$209 billion a year, according…

2 Jun 2015 / Listen /
Human rights gains in Afghanistan "will be sustained" Progress reported in cutting number of hungry people by half in Africa Laos farmers helped to work through dry and wet seasons World “struggling” for migration solution, says ILO chief African economies can benefit from youth employment "Tremendous challenges" faced by UNRWA in its history Asia-Pacific records highest reduction in undernourished people
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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 /
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