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Thai king's legacy on soil "can benefit families of farmers" globally

Virachai Plasai. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The former King of Thailand's focus on improving soil quality can help "families of farmers around the world" reach the Sustainable Development Goals, the internationally agreed targets to fight poverty. That's according to…

5 Dec 2016 / Listen /

Latest DPRK nuclear test prompts toughest UN Security Council sanctions

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Council. UN Photo/Manuel Elias

The "toughest and most comprehensive sanctions ever" have been imposed by the UN Security Council in response to the…

30 Nov 2016 / Listen /

World has "resolve" to transform transport systems

Passengers arriving at the Simon Bolivar bus station in Bogotá, Colombia. Photo: World Bank/Dominic Chavez

The world has the "resolve commitment, imagination and creativity" to transform "transport systems in a sustainable manner that will…

26 Nov 2016 / Listen /

Promoting gender equality must consider human rights standards and local contexts

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Promoting gender equality must consider local culture, religion and realities in a particular country, even though at times the…

22 Nov 2016 / Listen /
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