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UN political chief urges continued support for Iran nuclear deal

Jeffrey Feltman. UN File Photo/Loey Felipe

The UN and the broader international community must continue to support the implementation of Iran's nuclear deal, the UN political chief has urged. Jeffrey Feltman briefed members of the Security Council on Iran's…

18 Jan 2017 / Listen /

Anti-Muslim hatred and other forms of bigotry on rise, warns UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré (file)

Anti-Muslim hate crimes and other forms of bigotry are on the rise, the UN Secretary-General warned in a video message for the High-Level forum aimed at tackling this challenge. Hosted by the UN,…

17 Jan 2017 / Listen /
"Heightened emotions" after UN vote on Israeli settlements Syria warring parties continue to use "aid as weapon of war": UN Powering sustainable development: first World Data Forum begins Aid and water supply concerns, "threaten fragile Syria ceasefire" "Not impossible" to fully disarm Colombian rebels "by June" United Nations condemns terror attacks in Afghanistan
Today's Features

Gender parity still "decades away" in public life: UN development chief

Helen Clark. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Gender parity for leadership roles in public life across the world is still "decades away," according to the head…

20 Jan 2017 / Listen /

People need to be valued regardless of their identity


People need to be valued regardless of their identity and included in development activities according to a representative from…

20 Jan 2017 / Listen /

Tourism "perfect tool" to promote Sustainable Development Goals


Tourism is a "perfect tool" to promote and achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as it contributes to job…

20 Jan 2017 / Listen /

UN Syria Envoy set for international talks in Kazakhstan


International efforts to halt the fighting in Syria stepped up a gear on Thursday with the news that top…

19 Jan 2017 / Listen /

"Lost generation" of Syrian refugee children in Turkey missing out on school

A little Syrian girl outside her family tent in Nizip 1 refugee camp, Gaziantep, southern Turkey. Photo: UNICEF/UN048823/Ergen

What could become a "lost generation" of Syrian refugee children in Turkey is missing out on school despite major…

19 Jan 2017 / Listen /
"Influx of violent extremists" an increasing challenge for authorities Agricultural leaders urged to act now to avert global water crisis War "won't prevent Aleppo from rising": UN aid coordinator Suicide bombing in Mali "direct attack on the peace process" "Win-win development" a key global goal, says China's President Xi "Modest" recovery in global economic growth Donor "consortium" needed to back up Haiti's long-term recovery
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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 /

Life Begins at Ten


American actors Doris Day and Gregory Peck join Eleanor Roosevelt to raise awareness on the life of refugees in Europe. Duration: 14’21″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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