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US university students urged to "inch the world closer to social justice"

The UN Secretary-General gives the Commencement Address at Georgetown University  UN Photo/Mark Garten

Students graduating at Georgetown University in Washington DC in the US have been told by the UN Secretary-General it is their responsibility to "inch the world closer to social justice." Ban Ki-moon made…

16 May 2015 / Listen /

Women to train, run, win and lead in Trinidad & Tobago

Terry Ince, manager of the Network's Women's Leadership in Local Government project in Trinidad and Tobago. Photo: UN Women/Ryan Brown

Women in Trinidad & Tobago are being encouraged to "run, win and lead" in local government politics. The overall…

28 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Scarce and outdated information on soils in Latin America and the Caribbean

Soil degradation and land resources need to be debated.  2015 is the International Year of Soils in 2015. Photo: IAEA/R. Quevenco

Information about soils in Latin America and the Caribbean is scarce and outdated, according to a senior soils officer…

23 Apr 2015 / Listen /

News in Brief 10 April 2015 (AM)

Nicholas Haysom. UN Photo/Loey Felipe (file)

Killings of civilians in Afghanistan condemned by UN The killing of at least 18 civilians in separate incidents over…

10 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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