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Countries sign off on new global development agenda

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses press conference in New York. UN Photo/Mark Garten

A global agreement has been reached at the United Nations which plots the way forward for sustainable development across…

3 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Getting West African food staples to market

Agriculture is the economy's key sector in Benin, West Africa. File Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud

With a population of more than 340 million—and growing—West Africa is home to a third of the African continent.…

3 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Women-owned cooperatives closing gender gap in rural Morocco

Women in remote mountain communities in Morocco. Photo: IFAD/video caption

Small loans to women-owned cooperatives from the UN's agricultural development fund, IFAD, are helping to close the gender gap…

3 Aug 2015 / Listen /

"Thirst for knowledge" among children of war-torn South Sudan

Children attend the launch of the Back to Learning campaign in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, earlier in February. File Photo: UNICEF/Andreea Campeanu

Despite the ongoing conflict in South Sudan, children there have issued a simple and clear message: we want to…

3 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Ghanaian student finds value in intercultural exchange

Emmanuel Tetteh.

A Ghanaian medical student in Russia says learning the language helped him to not only understand the people but…

2 Aug 2015 / Listen /
Reducing disputes related to private financing of public works in India Jordanian student wants more youth involvement in UN Ebola response mission closes although crisis not over yet Sustainable agriculture could increase yields" by up to 500 per cent" Ebola crisis impedes over 70,000 birth records in Liberia Emergency medical supplies reaching pregnant woman in Yemen Afghan women need greater participation in the peace process
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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

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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 /
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