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"Moral, legal and political obligation" to help people fleeing war

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The international community has a "moral, legal and political obligation" to help people fleeing war, human rights abuses and persecution. That was the message the UN Secretary-General delivered to Austria's parliament on Thursday…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /
"End madness" of nuclear testing People in North Korea expected to have "borderline" food consumption Victims of Chernobyl nuclear accident remembered on 30th anniversary International community is "failing" Iraq Don't give in to "fear and anger" More than 20 countries on track to 'end malaria for good' Nepal marks one year since earthquake which killed 8,700 History made as 175 sign UN climate deal
Today's Features

Health needs of women and children in conflict zones neglected


The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals, a set of development targets agreed by world leaders last September at…

29 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Hunting an indicted war criminal in the former Yugoslavia: The Lid is On podcast

Slavko Dokmanovic (left, in white shirt) is read his rights by Vladimir Dzuro (right, in white shirt). File Photo (1997): Col. David Jones, US Army

Two United Nations policemen have been talking about the "horror stories" they heard from the families of victims of…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Syria human toll and suffering "sickening and obscene": UN


The human toll and suffering in Syria is "sickening and obscene" in a senseless fight where there is nothing…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Asia-Pacific productivity “under threat and needs reform"


The Asia-Pacific region is an economic powerhouse but urgently needs to rethink its economic strategy if it's to stay…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /

Stress, the unseen and growing workplace hazard


Almost two million people die each year from work-related diseases, according to the International Labour Organisation (ILO). And while…

28 Apr 2016 / Listen /
Rise in arrests of young Palestinians Developing nations need assistance to build "green" economies
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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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