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One year anniversary of garment factory disaster marked in Bangladesh

Garment workers at a factory in Bangladesh. Source: Screen capture from ILO video

The anniversary of the collapse of garment factory in Bangladesh a year ago in which more than 1,100 people died and about 2,500 were injured is being marked on Thursday. The Deputy Director-General…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /

General Assembly holds debate on "Ensuring Stable and Peaceful Societies"

UNMIL Photo/Staton Winter

The importance of stable and peaceful societies for the realization of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Agenda is being debated…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /

Technology to boost awareness of immunization programmes

WHO/F. K. Vorting

Countries around the world are being encouraged to use mobile or Internet technologies to inform people about immunization programmes.…

24 Apr 2014 / Listen /

UN expert calls for broad consultation on reform of Côte d'Ivoire's electoral body

UN Independent Expert on Human Rights, Doudou Diène (centre), on a visit to Côte d'Ivoire in November 2011. UN Photo/Basile Zoma

The authorities in Côte d'Ivoire have been urged to undertake broad consultations on reforming the country's Independent Electoral Commission…

23 Apr 2014 / Listen /
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