Today's News

"No sign" of improvement in Burundi: investigators


International human rights experts monitoring Burundi have seen "no sign of positive" change in the country in recent months. That's according to a new report commissioned by the UN Human Rights Council into…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /

UN stands with Finland following terrorist attack

Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Violaine Martin (file)

A deadly attack in Finland has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. Authorities in the Nordic country are investigating it as a terrorist attack. Dianne Penn reports. The incident occurred on Friday in…

19 Aug 2017 / Listen /
UN chief calls for solidarity with civilians, aid workers caught in conflict UN agencies supporting Sierra Leone relief efforts UN chief condemns "heinous" Barcelona terrorist attack UN-backed court orders extremist to pay reparations for Timbuktu destruction
Today's Features

UN supporting civilians fleeing Telafar, Iraq


UN agencies in Iraq are gearing up to help thousands of civilians expected to flee the city of Telafar.…

22 Aug 2017 / Listen /

Migration, human trafficking major challenges in Libya: UN official


It is important to look at migration in Libya "not just as an internal problem, but as a regional…

22 Aug 2017 / Listen /

War surgeon: I feel more at risk of death on front line


A leading war surgeon has spoken of the increasing risks associated with saving lives in combat zones and the…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /

UN human rights experts concerned about situation in Burundi


International human rights experts monitoring Burundi have seen "no sign of positive evolution" in the country since June. That's…

21 Aug 2017 / Listen /

Humanitarian aid a “fantastic investment,” says UN relief chief

UN refugee agency and its partners deliver aid to hard-to-reach neighbourhoods in Eastern Aleppo, Syria. Photo: UNHCR

Providing humanitarian aid today to the world's needy is a "fantastic investment" in the future. That's according to the…

18 Aug 2017 / Listen /
7.7 million people in DRC face "acute hunger" UN warns South Sudan refugees in Uganda pass one million mark: UNHCR You can do anything you set your mind to: Kenya youth delegate Only 1 in 5 women addicts seeks treatment, warns UN expert
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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 /

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…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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