Today's News

Indonesia in spotlight over "imminent executions"


The imminent execution of 14 people in Indonesia must not be allowed to go ahead, the UN's top human rights official said Wednesday. In an appeal to the Indonesian authorities, Zeid Ra'ad Al…

27 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Deadly bombings will not derail political progress in Somalia


A "ruthless" deadly attack near the airport in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, this Tuesday has been condemned by the senior UN official in the country. The militant group Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the…

26 Jul 2016 / Listen /
Solar-powered plane pilots way to a more sustainable world UN sanctions move to strengthen relationship with migration body
Today's Features

South Sudan Olympians say "being a refugee is only a status"


Five runners who fled South Sudan have been given the chance to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games as…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Hepatitis, a curable disease, claims more lives than AIDS


Hepatitis claims approximately 1.5 million lives each year more than the number of people who die from AIDS, according…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

"Historic racial targeting" in the US is "dangerous" for peaceful assembly


The 'historic racial targeting by police' can be dangerous for citizens' rights to peacefully assemble in the United States.…

28 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Boko Haram crisis has "devastated" Lake Chad region's economy

Security Council meeting: Peace and security in Africa. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The security and humanitarian crisis brought on by the Boko Haram terrorist group across Africa's Lake Chad Basin has…

27 Jul 2016 / Listen /

"Tentative agreement" towards "humanitarian pause" in fight for Taiz


There's "tentative agreement" between the warring parties fighting in the Yemeni province of Taiz, to agree to a "humanitarian…

27 Jul 2016 / Listen /

Insecurity and urbanization threaten World Heritage Site in Mali


Ongoing conflict in Mali is threatening one of the oldest towns in sub-Saharan Africa, the UN cultural agency, UNESCO,…

27 Jul 2016 / Listen /
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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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