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World on "Fast Track" to end AIDS by 2030


Although the number of people receiving treatment for HIV has doubled over the past five years, the UN is…

1 Dec 2015 / Listen /

Climate change map will help fight global hunger

Beneficiaries waiting in line to collect their ration at a food-distribution taking place at the UNMISS-compound in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan (May 25, 2014) Photo: Jacob Zocherman/IRIN

An online research tool which examines how climate change may increase hunger vulnerability across the globe has been launched…

1 Dec 2015 / Listen /

Africa wants strong agreement on adaptation to climate change

A farmer in the drought-affected area of Senegal watering plants.UN Photo/Carl Purcell

Africa is hoping the international community will pursue a strong agreement at the climate change summit in Paris which…

1 Dec 2015 / Listen /

"Cohesive society" of Burkina Faso needs protection from extremists


The "cohesive society" of Burkina Faso needs protection from extremism on its border, if the country is to avoid…

1 Dec 2015 / Listen /

Development in the Sahel is slowing

A woman and her son leave a UNICEF supported health centre in Maradi Region. Photo: UNICEF/Olivier Asselin

The development of countries in the Sahel region is slowing due to radicalization, youth unemployment and the lack of…

1 Dec 2015 / Listen /
World leaders rally together on climate change Agriculture less of a "toxic issue" in climate change discussions Planting trees "part of solution" to climate crisis Over 600 Tanzanian families to benefit from solar power UN chief convinced world leaders will adopt "ambitious" climate deal Ebola-hit countries can't recover on their own Nigerian city under pressure as displacement soars due to Boko Haram "Tent" school opened in Lebanon for Syria refugees Paris conference shows world "stands together" against terrorism
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Programmes from UN Headquarters



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

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