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Laos famers helped to work through dry and wet seasons

Upland women weed their rice fields, an integrated method of agro-forestry in Mokpon Village, Laos. UN Photo/Lamphay Inthakoun

Farmers in Laos can now work their fields during both wet and dry season thanks to a new integrated…

2 Jun 2015 / Listen /

World “struggling” for migration solution, says ILO chief

Guy Ryder. Photo: ILO

The international community is "struggling for responses" to the global migrant workers crisis and needs to find a solution…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /

African economies can benefit from youth employment

Ban Ki-moon speaks at the opening of the High-level event on the Demographic Dividend and Youth Employment.  UN Photo/Mark Garten

Young people can contribute enormously to peace and development in African countries. That's what was said on Monday at…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /

"Tremendous challenges" faced by UNRWA in its history

Yousef Hassan, Lebanon: "I live without hope". © 2015 UNRWA Photo

There have been tremendous challenges faced by the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in its 65 years of…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Asia-Pacific records highest reduction in undernourished people

Laos: nutritious meals are bringing more children to school. Photo: World Bank/Bart Verweij

The Asia and the Pacific region has achieved the largest reduction in the number of undernourished people in the…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /
Landlocked countries aim to boost economic competitiveness Electronic waste being dumped in Asia Still "male culture" at UN but this is changing, says top female UN official "The Fog of Peace", new memoir about peacekeeping by former UN official Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq struggle to reach safety Illegal tobacco trade involves one in 10 cigarettes, experts warn Peacekeepers "pay heavy price" for securing peace in Lebanon
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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 the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be


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15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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