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First pledging conference for Yemen "remarkable success": UN chief

A young boy runs with his tyre past buildings damaged by airstrikes in Sa'ada Old Town, Yemen. Up until August 2015, this area was the home of Sa'ada's oldest market with thousands of people selling vegetables, spices and fabrics in stores and street stalls. Photo: Giles Clarke/OCHA

The first ever pledging conference to try and prevent Yemen's humanitarian crisis from sliding into famine, was hailed a "remarkable success" by the UN chief on Tuesday. António Guterres said that the generosity…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /

The internet is the electricity of the 21st Century: Jack Ma

Jack Ma speaking at the UN in Geneva. Photo: Daniel Johnson

The internet is as important as electricity and everyone should have access to it, the head of one of…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /

UN Daily News Programme 25 April 2017


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25 Apr 2017 / Listen /

Progress against Afghan corruption but challenges remain: UNAMA

Special Representative for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto (left) and Abdul Basir Anwar, Afghanistan's Minister of Justice, launch new report on the country's progress in addressing corruption. Photo: UNAMA/Fardin Waezi

Corruption remains a "substantial obstacle" to Afghanistan's long-term security but progress has been made by the government. That's a…

25 Apr 2017 / Listen /
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