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Criminals are "great innovators" says a UN official

Boarding a pirate vessel off the coast of Somalia. Photo: EU (File photo)

Crime and conflict are inextricably linked according to a researcher from the United Nations University (UNU). John de Boer is Senior Policy Advisor on the role the academia can play in aiding the…

19 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Food is "key" for advancement of women

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Women need to be food secure in order to advance and to tackle violence perpetrate against them. That's according…

18 Apr 2015 / Listen /

US$274m needed to help "ordinary families" survive Yemen conflict

The conflict has left people "on the brink of survival", according to UN humanitarian coordinating agency OCHA.

An emergency UN appeal launched Friday for $274 million to help 7.5 million people directly affected by fighting in…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Sustainable population trends for the future

John Wilmoth. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Understanding how demographic changes will unfold over the next 15 years is essential for the design and implementation of…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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