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UN Global Perspective Special: Victim rights', dignity come first in fight against sex abuse

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The UN is putting the "rights and dignity of victims first" in its fight against sexual abuse and exploitation, the Secretary-General has promised. António Guterres unveiled a new approach to rid the organization of…

17 Mar 2017 / Listen /

UN Global Perspective: focus on Disaster Risk Reduction, pollution and Women’s Day

On 24 October 2016 in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, children pass in front of a flame fed by waste and rubber materials in order to make Kanda, a type of smoked meat, at an abattoir. Photo: UNICEF/Tanya Bindra (file)

Progress on reducing disaster risk "but not nearly enough": UNISDR chief There's been "enormous progress" in reducing the risks…

8 Mar 2017 / Listen /

UN Global Perspective: focus on trafficking, HIV/AIDS and SDGs

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Children bound for Europe "sell their bodies – their only currency" Disturbing new details have emerged of the abuse…

2 Mar 2017 / Listen /

UN Global Perspective Special: Looking ahead to The Ocean Conference: safeguarding life below sea

Boys in wooden goggles catch fish off Atauro Island, Timor-Leste. UN Photo/Martine Perret

The Ocean Conference is being convened by the UN in June, as a call to action for Member States…

23 Feb 2017 / Listen /
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