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Somalia coming together as "united, federal country" despite challenges

Nicholas Kay. UN Photo/Loey Felipe (file)

Somalia is coming together as a strong, united and federal nation despite challenges posed by the security situation, according…

28 Apr 2015 / Listen /

HeforShe gender equality campaign reaches China

Global Gender Equality Campaign launch at Tsinghua University in China. Photo: UN Women China

A movement which calls on men to rally against inequalities and discrimination faced by women and girls has been…

28 Apr 2015 / Listen /

"Chaotic" situation in Nepal amid "dramatic" destruction

Getting aid to those who need it outside the capital is a major challenge.Photo: UNESCO Kathmandu Office /Manhart Christian

The situation in Nepal has been described as "chaotic" and the destruction of cultural sites as "absolutely dramatic", according…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /

For women to progress, economies need to be transformed

Lakshmi Puri. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

Economies need to be transformed in order to realize women's empowerment and social rights, according to a new report…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Platform for pastoralists aims to give voice to millions

Launch of the Pastoralists Knowledge Hub at FAO Headquarters in Rome. Photo: FAO/Giulio Napolitano

A Pastoralist Knowledge Hub has been launched by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and other partners to…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Funding needed to resettle former child soldiers in South Sudan Indigenous group battling stereotypes South Sudan needs new sources of revenue to avoid bankruptcy New technologies shaping police action Music industry composes itself for digital challenges to come
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Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

In this historic audio, listen to Eleanor Roosevelt – diplomat, activist and former First Lady of the United States – read from the Declaration. Duration: 00:12:53     SHARE WITH…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Could Be


Actor Martin Gable is part of this anticipation drama about “what could be” if the countries put as much determination in coming…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Peace on Earth