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Jordan calls for more help to host refugees

A scene from the crowded Za'atri refugee camp in Jordan hosting many Syrian refugees. Photo: UNHCR/J. Kohler

Jordan says it needs more help from the international community to accommodate refugees fleeing from the conflict in Syria. The country is currently hosting around 800,000 refugees, the vast majority from Syria. The…

22 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Situation in northern Nigeria "dramatic" says UN special envoy

Leila Zerrougui, the new Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict.  UN Photo/Violaine Martin

The situation in the north of Nigeria has been described as "dramatic" by a senior UN official as the…

16 Jan 2015 / Listen /

UN global agenda for 2015 "on track", says Brazil Ambassador

Antonio de Aguiar Patriota. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

The post-2015 global agenda for sustainable development is "on track", according to the Permanent Representative of Brazil to the…

5 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Korea urges Japan to take responsibility for "comfort women" issue

Ambassador Hahn Choong-hee, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations in New York

The Republic of Korea has called on Japan to acknowledge its army forced thousands of women to work as…

22 Oct 2014 / Listen /
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