Today's News

UN condemns deadly attacks on journalists


The killing of investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta on Monday has been condemned by the head of the UN's science and cultural agency, UNESCO, along with two other deadly attacks on…

18 Oct 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 18 October 2017 (AM)

Security Council Meeting on Cooperation between the UN and regional and sub-regional organizations (OIC)

Intra-Palestinian agreement critical for "a sustainable peace" The agreement between the Fatah-run Palestinian Authority in the West Bank, and Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, is "critical" for a lasting peace agreement between…

18 Oct 2017 / Listen /
5,000 children now reunited with their families in South Sudan: UNICEF News in Brief 17 October 2017 (PM) News in Brief 17 October 2017 (AM) News in Brief 16 October 2017 (PM) News in Brief 16 October 2017 (AM) UN chief, top official, condemn Somalia blasts
Today's Features

Immediate investment needed for violence-free world by 2030

Panel discussion on ÒProtecting children affected by armed violence in the communityÓ

Urgent investment is needed in order to reduce violence against children in line with the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.…

18 Oct 2017 / Listen /

FAO and partners battle new banana disease strain


A new strain of fungus is threatening one of the world's most favourite fruits. The warning comes from the…

18 Oct 2017 / Listen /

"Personality politics" driving conflict in South Sudan must end

Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, briefs the Security Council on the situation in South Sudan. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

The South Sudanese people have been "held hostage" to "personality politics" for long enough and accountable institutions must be…

17 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Reproductive health inextricably linked to inequality: UNFPA


Economics is just the tip of "the inequality iceberg." That's one of the conclusions being stressed by Richard Kollodge,…

17 Oct 2017 / Listen /

Diplomats help build buzz over World Bee Day

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There's never been a time when the pollinating power of the lowly honey bee has been more important to…

17 Oct 2017 / Listen /
Global hunger rises for first time in a decade: FAO Africa Week focus on integration, prosperity and peace Cricket helping young hurricane evacuees "Return to Happiness" Modern slavery: the "dark underbelly" of globalization Paralympic refugee sports liven Syrian boy's dark past Shelters in storm-ravaged nation fight gender-based violence
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People in Houses

Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /

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…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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