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For women to progress, economies need to be transformed

Lakshmi Puri. UN Photo/Loey Felipe

Economies need to be transformed in order to realize women's empowerment and social rights, according to a new report…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /

South Sudan needs new sources of revenue to avoid bankruptcy

South Sudan. Photo: UNDP (file)

South Sudan must look into new sources of revenue to help shore up its economy and avoid bankruptcy. That's…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Indigenous group battling stereotypes

Pathfined Yvonne-Marie Miniggio. UN Photo/Cathrine Hasselberg

An indigenous group in Norway has taken matters in to own hands to combat stereotypes about their way of…

27 Apr 2015 / Listen /

New technologies shaping police action

Christof Heyns, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions. UN Photo/Yubi Hoffmann (file)

New technologies have emerged to make it possible for law enforcement agencies to use non-lethal force in some cases,…

26 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Music industry composes itself for digital challenges to come

Get Up, Stand Up. For Music. Promotional Image: WIPO

The digital revolution has created big challenges for the music industry which must adapt if it is to have…

25 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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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