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61 journalists killed on duty in 2014


Sixty-one journalists were killed while carrying out their work in 2014, according to the United Nations. World Press Freedom…

3 May 2015 / Listen /

Documentary film fights for social inclusion of people with albinism

'In The Shadow Of The Sun' tells the story of two albino men as they attempt to follow their dreams in the face of prejudice in Tanzania © 2015 IN THE SHADOW OF THE SUN

A documentary film which promotes the rights of people with albinism in Africa has been touring rural areas in…

2 May 2015 / Listen /

Clean water a priority in Nepal following earthquake

Displaced families gather in an open field following the earthquake. Credit: UNICEF Nepal/Rupa Joshi

The authorities in Nepal are working with the international community to ensure the supply of clean water to prevent…

1 May 2015 / Listen /

Treaty “stepping stone” to nuclear free world

Lassina Zerbo. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) is the next stepping stone to create a nuclear free world, according to…

1 May 2015 / Listen /

Conditions “worsening” for indigenous groups’ development

Fourteenth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the General Assembly. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

The future prospects for development for indigenous groups around the world is getting worse, according to the secretary-general of…

1 May 2015 / Listen /
Africa looking to fill jobs for expanding workforce Freedom of jazz brings tolerance UNICEF issues “wake-up call” to industrialised nations on child rights US$8m appeal to help farmers in Nepal "Political will" needed to stop US$23bn illegal wildlife trade
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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