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Asia-Pacific face challenge of reducing poverty: UNDP

Rural Samoa. UNDP/ Abril Esquivel

Despite its high rate of economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region is facing challenges in reducing poverty and economic inequalities,…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Civilians in Ukraine recovering after rocket attack

Photo: OSCE/Evgeniy Maloletka

Civilians affected by an attack on the city of Mariupol in Ukraine are receiving vital support from the UN…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Musicians support efforts to end violence against women


The resilience of women and girls who face gender-based violence around the world is being celebrated in a concert…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /

Hunger kills more people than conflicts: FAO chief

A Haitian child eats food distributed by the UN peacekeepers at the Amanda Marga Special Academic Institute.   UN Photo/Marco Dormino

  Hunger kills more people than conflicts and terrorism nowadays, according to the Director-General of the UN Food and…

26 Jan 2015 / Listen /
The toll of "dirty energy" on humans Theatrical fight against domestic violence in Nicaragua New campaign aims to galvanize support for women's empowerment Small farmers feed people on earth and in outer space Rome meeting focuses on inland fisheries Iceland champions gender equality at the UN Anti-Semitism under spotlight at the United Nations Food barges reach displaced people in South Sudan Jordan calls for more help to host refugees Protecting women human rights defenders Leasing set to boost business in South Sudan Lessons of the Holocaust revisited at the United Nations
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Peace on Earth

Actor Charles Boyer discusses the cruelties of war, highlighting the urgency for peace in troubled areas such as Korea, India, Iraq, Germany and Syria, and giving a voice to soldiers…

24 Dec 2014 / Listen /

1996 Declaration of World Thanksgiving

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The United Nations celebrates the 1996 Declaration of World Thanksgiving, marking the first time every country in the General Assembly unanimously voted…

4 Nov 2014 / Listen /
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