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Most people warned against tobacco use, but industry still resistant

More people are being warned against tobacco use. Photo: WHO/ Regional Office for the Western Pacific

A majority of consumers around the world now receive warnings about the dangers of using tobacco products, but the industry continues to resist government efforts. That's according to the World Health Organization's (WHO)…

19 Jul 2017 / Listen /

New framework to "reinvigorate" African Union-UN partnership: UN chief


A new framework to "reinvigorate" cooperation between the African Union (AU) and the UN in forging peace and enhanced security was outlined at the Security Council by the UN chief on Wednesday. Secretary-General…

19 Jul 2017 / Listen /
UN commemorates Nelson Mandela's "lifetime of service" Some 700,000 civilians displaced from western Mosul: UN "Time is of the essence" to implement the Sustainable Development Goals: UN Countries urged by UN chief to "fully cooperate" with MH17 probe
Today's Features

More women needed in religious leadership roles to help prevent atrocities


More women are needed in religious leadership roles to help realize a new plan to prevent future atrocity crimes.…

21 Jul 2017 / Listen /

Mosul teen dreams of medical career after losing leg in sniper attack


A teenage girl who lost her leg while fleeing from the Iraqi city of Mosul hopes to achieve her…

20 Jul 2017 / Listen /

"Scales have tipped" in fight against HIV

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A key milestone has been reached in the fight against HIV, according to UN health experts, who say that…

20 Jul 2017 / Listen /

DPRK drought affecting food production: FAO


Food production in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been severely damaged by the worst drought in…

20 Jul 2017 / Listen /

UN Singers celebrate 70, in village that welcomes the world


The United Nations Singers celebrate their 70th anniversary with a special concert in New York on Friday. Just a…

20 Jul 2017 / Listen /
Women and children plead for peace in South Sudan 'ghost town' Education, women's empowerment "top priorities" for UN in India UN official urges continued support for Haiti as mission drawdown continues Children “increasingly targeted” in CAR violence
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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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