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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 /

World entering era of "war of information"

Photographer Farzana Wahidy covering a women's empowerment event in Mazar-i-Sharif, in Afghanistan's north. Photo: UNAMA Fardin Waezi (file)

The world is entering a new era typified by a "war of information" mounted by terrorist groups, the UN…

27 May 2015 / Listen /

795 million people still suffer from hunger

Photo: FAO/ Ishara Kodikara

The number of people around the world who are hungry and suffer from undernourishment has dropped to 795 million…

27 May 2015 / Listen /

Radio programme to help people with disabilities in Cambodia

Cambodian Disabled People's Organization staff member operates a radio program about history of Cambodia. Photo: UNDP (file)

There are around 700,000 people with disabilities in Cambodia who face obstacles on daily basis that prevent them from fully…

27 May 2015 / Listen /

ICT "must meet needs of the world"

UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

Information and communications technology or ICT must continue to meet the needs of the world, according to a senior…

27 May 2015 / Listen /
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 Relief effort in Nepal "running against the clock" Cybercriminals targeted as world IT summit begins in Geneva Local economies important for African economic development Geneva vital “ingredient in everyone's lives”
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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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