Today's News

Nigeria double suicide attack draws condemnation from UN chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

The recent deadly double suicide attack on a camp for displaced people in north-eastern Nigeria has been condemned by the UN Secretary-General. At least 58 people were killed and more than 70 injured…

11 Feb 2016 / Listen /
CAR urged to take steps against impunity Gaza “at point of exhaustion” as UN launches US$ 571m appeal UN chief emphasizes shared responsibility in addressing humanitarian needs Satellite launch "legitimate right" of DPRK Sri Lanka’s “element of fear” is diminished, says rights chief Fears over escalation of inter-communal violence in eastern DRC Hunger on the rise in South Sudan "Significant measures" to be taken against DPRK following missile launch
Today's Features

"Most open, transparent" selection process for next UN chief ongoing

General Assembly Hall. UN Photo/Amanda Voisar

This year's selection process for the next UN Secretary-General is "the most transparent and open" that there has ever…

12 Feb 2016 / Listen /

"The sky's the limit" for Europe's Radio Refugee Network

Refugee Radio Network. Photo: UNESCO/World Radio Day

A radio network dedicated to serving the needs of refugees in Europe is expanding fast throughout the continent, and…

12 Feb 2016 / Listen /

Radio has the widest reach during disasters and emergencies

Adama Dieng. Photo: UN

For the millions of people forced to abandon their homes during disasters and emergencies, radio remains the best way…

12 Feb 2016 / Listen /

Radio "educates, informs, motivates" in Bangladesh rural communities

Above, people carry drinking water in Bangladesh. Photo: Mohammad Rakibul Hasan/UNDP Picture This

Radio has been "informing, educating and motivating" rural communities in Bangladesh for years, according to the head of a…

12 Feb 2016 / Listen /

"Stay home, stay calm": UN radio keeping Mali safe in a crisis

Joyce de Pina at Radio Mikado. Photo courtesy of Joyce de Pina

  During Mali's state of emergency, the UN's local radio station, Mikado FM, is helping people stay safe, and…

12 Feb 2016 / Listen /
Putting a "human face" to victims of terrorism Malian singer could not find "place in society" following genital cutting Girls don't want to be "geeks" South Sudan facing "unprecedented levels of food insecurity"
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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 /

Life Begins at Ten


American actors Doris Day and Gregory Peck join Eleanor Roosevelt to raise awareness on the life of refugees in Europe. Duration: 14’21″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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