Today's News

ICC Prosecutor "optimistic" about justice efforts for Libya


Despite limited resources, the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC) says she is "optimistic" about efforts to bring about justice in Libya. Fatou Bensouda presented her latest report on the country to…

26 May 2016 / Listen /

Attacks on health staff and centres "are not an accident"


Medical workers around the world faced close to 600 attacks which caused more than 900 deaths in 2014 and 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday. The findings are revealed in the…

26 May 2016 / Listen /

Lifting of Liberia sanctions "a testament to what can be achieved"


The complete lifting of UN Security Council sanctions against Liberia is "a testament to what can be achieved" when they work properly. That's the view of the United States Ambassador for Special Political…

25 May 2016 / Listen /
Celebrities campaign to bring animals back from "brink of extinction" Public executions in Gaza "imminent" World Humanitarian Summit: Turn commitment into action Report highlights global phenomenon of wildlife poaching
Today's Features

Least developed countries must go at "higher speed"


The Least Developed Countries, or LDCs, must go at a "higher speed" than the rest of the world, and…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

Syrian government asked to explain spike in drug imports

Destruction in Salah Ed Din neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria. Photo: OCHA/Josephine Guerrero

The Syrian government has been asked by the UN to explain the importing of "significant amounts" of the legally…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

Power of the pulse celebrated in new cook book


People around the world are being encouraged by the UN to get passionate about the power of the pulse…that's…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

Support must be "continuous" for Least Developed Countries "graduating"


International support for the 48 Least Developed Countries, or LDCs, needs to extend beyond the point where they "graduate"…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

Peacekeepers sacrifice lives to bring peace and security

Press briefing by Under-Secretary-General for Field Support.

Tributes are being paid to United Nations peacekeepers who have sacrificed their lives to "bring peace and security to…

27 May 2016 / Listen /

Court-martial "where the acts have occurred" urges peacekeeping chief

USG Ladsous in his visit to Boeing, Central African Republic. UN Photo/Nektarios Markogiannis

Countries whose peacekeepers have sexually abused people under their protection, should allow their troops to be court-martialled where the…

26 May 2016 / Listen /
"Rights and dignity" of Palestinians only possible via "political solution" Behind the scenes: a UN conference gets into gear Challenges of decommissioning nuclear plants under spotlight Haiti "more secure" as a result of UN peacekeepers Rwandan major "happy" to promote peace in South Sudan
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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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