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US$274m needed to help "ordinary families" survive Yemen conflict

The conflict has left people "on the brink of survival", according to UN humanitarian coordinating agency OCHA.

An emergency UN appeal launched Friday for $274 million to help 7.5 million people directly affected by fighting in…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Sustainable population trends for the future

John Wilmoth. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Understanding how demographic changes will unfold over the next 15 years is essential for the design and implementation of…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Ideology of violent extremist offenders can be reversed in prisons

UN Photo/Martine Perret

Prisons could be places where the ideology of violent extremists could be reversed, according to the UN Interregional Crime…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Better crisis coordination needed between military and civil organizations

Director of Changi Regional Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Coordination Centre (RHCC) Colonel (COL) Lim Kwang Tang (left), briefing Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen (second from right) and United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Kyung-wha Kang (far right) on the features of the Changi RHCC.

Coordination between military and civil organizations in times of humanitarian crises needs to be improved according to a senior…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Public-private partnerships needed to tackle cybercrime

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Cybercrime, from stealing online information for banking fraud to child pornography has become a serious threat around the world.…

17 Apr 2015 / Listen /
Terrorist groups find new funding opportunities Torture fund faces challenges as victims' rights rejected Misperceptions of African migrants fuel violence in South Africa Former No.1 tennis star working to advance gender equality Sufficient water available, but "wise" use urged
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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

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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