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World “struggling” for migration solution, says ILO chief

Guy Ryder. Photo: ILO

The international community is "struggling for responses" to the global migrant workers crisis and needs to find a solution…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /

African economies can benefit from youth employment

Ban Ki-moon speaks at the opening of the High-level event on the Demographic Dividend and Youth Employment.  UN Photo/Mark Garten

Young people can contribute enormously to peace and development in African countries. That's what was said on Monday at…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /

"Tremendous challenges" faced by UNRWA in its history

Yousef Hassan, Lebanon: "I live without hope". © 2015 UNRWA Photo

There have been tremendous challenges faced by the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in its 65 years of…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Asia-Pacific records highest reduction in undernourished people

Laos: nutritious meals are bringing more children to school. Photo: World Bank/Bart Verweij

The Asia and the Pacific region has achieved the largest reduction in the number of undernourished people in the…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Landlocked countries aim to boost economic competitiveness

Mwaba Kasese-Bota.UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Developing countries which are also landlocked are looking at ways of boosting their economic and trade competitiveness. The countries…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /
Electronic waste being dumped in Asia Still "male culture" at UN but this is changing, says top female UN official "The Fog of Peace", new memoir about peacekeeping by former UN official Thousands fleeing violence in Iraq struggle to reach safety Illegal tobacco trade involves one in 10 cigarettes, experts warn Peacekeepers "pay heavy price" for securing peace in Lebanon First Chinese peacekeeping combat troops deployed to South Sudan
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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


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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