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Peacekeepers remain dedicated to serve despite growing threats

Assistance of civilians in South Sudan. UN Photo/Rolla Hinedi (file)

Peacekeepers serving the UN continue to be dedicated to protecting vulnerable civilians despite growing security threats and often difficult…

28 May 2015 / Listen /

Illegal tobacco trade involves one in 10 cigarettes, experts warn

Illegal tobacco trading costs the global economy USD$31 billion a year, WHO says. Photo: Unifeed/WHO

The illicit tobacco trade poses major health, economic and security concerns and likely affects one in 10 cigarettes smoked…

28 May 2015 / Listen /

India reaches 1bn mobile subscribers

Vijayalakshmy Gupta.

India is about to reach one billion mobile connections according to a board member of the country's Telecom Regulatory…

28 May 2015 / Listen /

Violent forms of extremism seek to destroy human civilisation

The Syrian archaeological site of Palmyra. Photo: ©UNESCO/F. Bandarin

The destruction of cultural heritage is a senseless form of violent extremism which seeks to destroy the past, the…

28 May 2015 / Listen /

Maintain focus on Middle East peace process through media

Cristina Gallach.

The media has an important role to play in maintaining the international focus on the Middle East peace process,…

28 May 2015 / Listen /
World entering era of "war of information" 795 million people still suffer from hunger Radio programme to help people with disabilities in Cambodia ICT "must meet needs of the world" Food relief underway in Mali Developing countries step up fight against pollution Human rights chief breaks with protocol to spotlight troublespots One third of global population online UN Women and Valencia football club team up for gender equality Nuclear technology contributes to managing Nile water
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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 /
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