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Africa loses US$50bn annually in illicit financial flows

Abdallah Hamdok. UN PHOTO.

The illicit transfer of approximately US$ 50 billion from Africa each year is denying the continent the much needed…

7 Jul 2015 / Listen /

Millions of lives saved thanks to poverty goals


The lives of millions of people around the world have been saved thanks to poverty goals agreed by the…

6 Jul 2015 / Listen /

"Reality" of modern slavery needs to be understood

Wagner Moura. UN PHOTO

People around the world need to be made aware that 21 million globally are victims of modern day slavery;…

6 Jul 2015 / Listen /

A woman's place is…at work, says UN Geneva's new chief

Delegates during a meeting of the 56th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in Geneva, Switzerland. UN Photo/Pierre Albouy

Diplomats, UN agencies and the private sector needs to do much more to break down the barriers that hold…

6 Jul 2015 / Listen /

A safe space for survivors of gender-based violence in South Sudan

Women in South Sudan. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

Survivors of gender-based violence in South Sudan's Central Equatoria State now have a safe place to call their own.…

6 Jul 2015 / Listen /
Global plan approved to drive down road noise Cuba achieves global milestone in eliminating mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis "Dimension" main challenge for UN peacekeepers in DR Congo Heatwave is “unusual”, say weather experts Poverty rates in Tanzania still high despite economic growth Syrian refugee children as young as six forced into work West Africa poised to experience "huge" agricultural growth “Horrific” Boko Haram crimes in Nigeria Srebrenica genocide: Remember the victims, recommit to peace
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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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