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"Internet governance is key amid expanding digital landscape"

IGF press briefing

Cybersecurity, the internet and human rights are on the agenda at the UN next week. Beginning on Monday, the Twelfth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will explore the evolving digital landscape and discuss how…

13 Dec 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 13 December 2017 (AM)

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Half the world lacks access to "essential health services" At least half of the world's population lacks access to essential health services, with around 100 million people forced to live in "extreme poverty" due…

13 Dec 2017 / Listen /
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Consumers can help bring down "e-waste mountain": UN report

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The number of discarded laptops, mobile phones, televisions and other electronic items worldwide weighs as much as 1.2 million…

13 Dec 2017 / Listen /

UN emergency fund hits record high, but some crises missing out

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International pledges to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) stand at a "likely" record high, but due to "overwhelming"…

12 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Dialogue continues on Global Compact for refugees

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The international community needs to do much more to agree on practical solutions that will help the world's 22.5…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Biological weapons threat in spotlight

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Scientific advances unforeseen in the 1975 international treaty outlawing biological weapons, have made it more important than ever that…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Social media giants meet at UN to address online terrorism

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  The UN Security Council has called for dialogue with major social media companies in order to limit terrorists'…

11 Dec 2017 / Listen /
Human rights under threat in many countries: UN official Theatre provides persons with disabilities key emotional outlet Soil preservation essential to ensure our sustainable future: FAO expert Dementia sufferers set to triple by 2050, warns WHO UN senior aid adviser renews call for Syria aid access UN award winner tackles clean energy and cholera in Yemen
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Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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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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