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News in Brief 14 December 2017 (AM)


UN peacekeeping chief pays tribute to fallen Tanzanian blue helmets The head of UN peacekeeping operations has paid tribute to the 14 Tanzanian blue helmets killed last week by suspected rebels in the…

14 Dec 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 13 December 2017 (PM)

CAPTION: A convoy bound for East Ghouta, Syria. (file) Photo: OCHA/Ghalia Seifo

At least 15 besieged Syrian civilians dead due to lack of medical care At least 15 civilians in urgent need of medical evacuation have died in the besieged Syrian enclave of eastern Ghouta,…

13 Dec 2017 / Listen /
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"Golden opportunity" to progress Syria peace talks missed: UN envoy

Intra-Syrian Talks

A "golden opportunity" has been missed to decide the future of Syria at the end of the latest round…

14 Dec 2017 / Listen /

UN Volunteer from Kenya shares lessons learned serving the world

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Volunteering with the United Nations has taught a Kenyan lawyer the value of interacting with people from around the…

14 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Consumers can help bring down "e-waste mountain": UN report


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


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

Geneva Press Briefing

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 Social media giants meet at UN to address online terrorism 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
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