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New development goals must activate "meaningful change": Bhutan

Lyonpo Damcho Dorji. UN Photo/Cia Pak

Bhutan has said that the new development goals being elaborated by UN Member States must activate "meaningful change." The new sustainable development goals or SDGs will replace the Millennium Development goals which are…

30 Sep 2014 / Listen /

"Action plan" in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state to be launched by government

Wunna Maung Lwin. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard

The Government of Myanmar has pledged to launch an "action plan" to ease ethnic tensions in its troubled Rakhine.…

29 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Afghanistan inaugurates new President

Photo: Fardin Waezi / UNAMA

Afghanistan's new President has been inaugurated bringing an end to a protracted and disputed election. On Monday Mohammad Ashraf…

29 Sep 2014 / Listen /

Security Council "turns back" on North Korean concerns

Ri Su Yong, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).  UN Photo/Evan Schneider

The UN Security Council has been accused by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) of turning its back…

27 Sep 2014 / Listen /
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