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Midori makes music at the UN

From left:  Peter Launsky-Tieffenthal, Under-Secretary-General for Communications and Public Information; violinist GaHyun Cho, Midori Goto, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his wife Yoo Soon-taek, violinist William Frampton and cellist Michael Katz.  Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten

Music can make people smile and give them a sense of inner peace, according to Midori Goto, world renowned violinist and United Nations Messenger of Peace. Midori, as she is generally known across…

5 Jun 2014 / Listen /

Bollywood actress "saddened" by treatment of gay community in India

Celina Jaitly. OHCHR@PHOTO

The Bollywood actress, Celina Jaitly, says she's "saddened" by the treatment of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT)…

5 May 2014 / Listen /

Boston marathon winner says sport "unites and gives hope"

Meb Keflezighi.  UN Photo

Sport is a universal language that unites us and gives us hope, according to the winner of this year's…

28 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Actor Michael Douglas calls on youth to champion disarmament issues

Michael Douglas, American Actor and UN Messenger of Peace.

Young people around the world are being encouraged to a to play what's been described as a "critical" role…

15 Apr 2014 / Listen /
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