Today's News

UN chief welcomes ratification of Colombia peace agreement

Internally displaced children, victims of conflict in Colombia. UN Photo/Mark Garten

The ratification of Colombia's peace agreement has been hailed by the UN Secretary-General as "a major milestone." Colombia's parliament this week ratified a revised version of the deal signed by the Government and…

2 Dec 2016 / Listen /

US$1 billion appeal launched to address Africa's largest humanitarian crisis

Displaced girl suffering from malnutrition in Kuya camp, Monsuno, Nigeria. Photo: UNHCR/Hélène Caux

Humanitarians are appealing for US$1 billion to meet the needs of nearly seven million people affected by insecurity in north-east Nigeria. They are calling on the international community and the private sector to…

2 Dec 2016 / Listen /
UN apologizes for Haiti cholera and calls for US$400 million to address crisis Shelter "urgently needed for displaced from Syria's Aleppo" Scale up efforts to prevent HIV infections in youth: UNICEF Make nutrition a public issue to address malnutrition impacts: FAO chief "Speaking out protects life": UN chief marks World Aids Day Latest DPRK nuclear test prompts toughest UN Security Council sanctions Thousands of people remain in opposition areas in Syria's Aleppo
Today's Features

Record aid appeal launched to help 93 million people


Unprecedented levels of suffering not seen since the end of the Second World War has prompted a US $22.2…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Thai king's legacy on soil "can benefit families of farmers" globally

Virachai Plasai. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The former King of Thailand's focus on improving soil quality can help "families of farmers around the world" reach…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Healthy soil "enables" life on earth and mitigates climate change


Healthy soil "enables" life on earth and is one of the biggest bulwarks against climate change, according to the…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Social media a "powerful channel" for space industry

Scott Kelly. Photo: UNOOSA

Space exploration is the story of "very passionate people that do ground-breaking stuff" and is not only about rockets…

3 Dec 2016 / Listen /

"Make cities accessible, keep persons with disabilities visible"


One of the ways to break down the stigma faced by persons with disabilities is to make cities more…

3 Dec 2016 / Listen /
"Affordable, absolutely green" housing showcased at UN conference "Full inclusion" of persons with disabilities, vital to reach SDGs "Fear can't put dreams asleep": Stevie Wonder marks disability day Preserving "Chapei Dang Veng" important to Cambodia's heritage Zero waste guru gives UN Radio a sustainability check-up Global response needed to stop use of ICTs to commit terrorist acts HIV-positive women “face more discrimination than men” Space-based information saving lives on Earth
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Programmes from UN Headquarters


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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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