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UN Calling Asia: focus on Afghanistan, yoga celebrations in New York and widows in Nepal

Afghan girl. WFP File Photo/Challiss McDonough

Resilient Afghans focusing on "hope barometer"  The people of Afghanistan are expected to remain resilient and hopeful for the future in the face of increased terrorist attacks, according to the UN's most senior…

25 Jun 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia: focus on development assistance, Yoga day and businesses in Asia

Photo:World Bank/Lakshman Nadaraja

No "surrender of dignity" to receive development assistance Countries in Asia wanting to implement new development goals do not…

18 Jun 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia: focus on New Zealand, Cambodia, India and Indonesia

Helen Clark. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

Balanced approach needed to deal with public debt  A balanced approach is needed to deal with public debt according to…

11 Jun 2015 / Listen /

UN Calling Asia: focus on cost of child abuse, E-waste and Food Price Index

Child abuse is costing East Asia and the Pacific around US$209 billion a year. Photo: UNICEF

Child abuse costing East Asia and Pacific US$209bn Child abuse and violence is costing countries in East Asia and…

4 Jun 2015 / Listen /
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