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On UN birthday, Afghans look back at their partnership

United Nations security officers raise the UN flag. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

The UN in Afghanistan has been focused on rebuilding and restoring peace in the country since it opened a political mission in 2002. The Mission has helped organize the 2014 president and provincial…

24 Oct 2014 / Listen /

$2.2 billion needed to assist Iraqi people

A mother and her child at a Maternity and Child Hospital in Halabja, in the northern Kurdistan Region of Iraq.  (file photo)  UN Photo/Bikem Ekberzade

An appeal for $2.2 billion has been made by the United Nations to assist the Iraqi people in conflict-affected…

23 Oct 2014 / Listen /

UN CALLING ASIA: "Bully tactics" used by some aid donors says Timor-Leste Minister

An aerial view of Chritu Rei in Dili, Timor Leste. UN Photo/Martine Perret

The Minister of Finance of Timor-Leste is voicing that some aid donors are still using "bully tactics" in her…

23 Oct 2014 / Listen /

Cambodia publishes its first report on violence against children

Small children look on from their rural home in Kampong Speu, Cambodia (file photo)  © David Longstreath/IRIN

Children in Cambodia who have experienced violence growing up are more likely to engage in risky behaviours as adolescents…

22 Oct 2014 / Listen /
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