Today's News

ILO Commission to investigate relationship between work and society


A high-level group of international experts has been tasked with addressing challenges related to the rapidly transforming world of work. The members of the Global Commission on the Future of Work were announced…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /

"No sign" of improvement in Burundi: investigators


International human rights experts monitoring Burundi have seen "no sign of positive" change in the country in recent months. That's according to a new report commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council into…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /
UN stands with Finland following terrorist attack UN chief calls for solidarity with civilians, aid workers caught in conflict UN agencies supporting Sierra Leone relief efforts UN chief condemns "heinous" Barcelona terrorist attack
Today's Features

Slave trade remembrance a symbol of justice among people


A slave uprising in the Caribbean nearly 300 years ago represents a symbolic victory for human rights and freedom.…

23 Aug 2017 / Listen /

Appeal for justice for Iraqi rape survivors


Thousands of Iraqi women and girls who survived rape and other sexual violence committed by extremists should receive care,…

23 Aug 2017 / Listen /

UN supporting civilians fleeing Telafar, Iraq


UN agencies in Iraq are gearing up to help thousands of civilians expected to flee the city of Telafar.…

22 Aug 2017 / Listen /

Migration, human trafficking major challenges in Libya: UN official


It is important to look at migration in Libya "not just as an internal problem, but as a regional…

22 Aug 2017 / Listen /

War surgeon: I feel more at risk of death on front line


A leading war surgeon has spoken of the increasing risks associated with saving lives in combat zones and the…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /
UN human rights experts concerned about situation in Burundi Humanitarian aid a “fantastic investment,” says UN relief chief 7.7 million people in DRC face "acute hunger" UN warns South Sudan refugees in Uganda pass one million mark: UNHCR
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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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