Today's News

"Spirit of resilience" embodied by destroyed Mosul mosque "must prevail"


The "spirit of resilience" embodied by the destruction of Mosul's iconic Al Nuree Mosque must prevail, and the UN Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will continue to stand by the Iraqi people. That's the defiant…

22 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Hepatitis C causing "greatest harm" among millions who inject drugs


The infectious disease Hepatitis C is causing the "greatest harm" to the estimated 12 million people worldwide who inject drugs. That's one of the findings to emerge in the World Drug Report 2017,…

22 Jun 2017 / Listen /
World population set to reach 11.2 billion by next century Only a "truly inclusive political process" will bring peace to South Sudan Increase support and refugee resettlement quotas, urges UN chief Time to do away with "barriers, alienation and despair": UNHCR chief
Today's Features

Young refugee mother in Uganda thankful for UN support


A young mother who escaped conflict in South Sudan is grateful to have found shelter and safety at a…

23 Jun 2017 / Listen /

"Unique experience" for British engineers in South Sudan

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British engineers who have recently joined the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) are enjoying a unique experience…

22 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Sri Lanka food production hit hard by drought, heavy rains: FAO


Nearly one million people in Sri Lanka are at risk of going hungry due to severe drought followed by…

22 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Praise for peacekeepers’ support in recent South Sudan crisis


Peacekeepers at the UN mission in South Sudan, UNMISS, are being praised by the top UN official in the…

22 Jun 2017 / Listen /

Record 141 million people need humanitarian aid


Protracted conflicts and disasters have left a record 141 million people in need of humanitarian help, the UN's Emergency…

21 Jun 2017 / Listen /
Uganda hosts "solidarity summit" amid fast-growing refugee crisis UN meeting aims to boost judicial cooperation to fight terrorism Hunger rising in South Sudan despite ebb in famine: UN agencies Hot spell is earlier than expected, says UN weather agency
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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 /

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…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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