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Weather information crucial for farmers in South Sudan

Margerita, a South Sudanese farmer, sows the seeds for her maize crop for next year. Photo: FAO/Jean Di Marino

More than 90 per cent of agricultural and livestock production in South Sudan depends on rainfall, according to the…

25 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Music industry composes itself for digital challenges to come

Get Up, Stand Up. For Music. Promotional Image: WIPO

The digital revolution has created big challenges for the music industry which must adapt if it is to have…

25 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Inter-religious cooperation can tackle extremism

Adama Dieng. UN PHOTO.

Religious leaders from around the world agreed there is a need to strengthen inter-religious cooperation to tackle religious extremism.…

24 Apr 2015 / Listen /

South African singer says not time to "put brakes" on fighting malaria

Infant surrounded by protective malaria bed net in Ghana. Photo: World Bank/Arne Hoel

Now is not the time to "put brakes" on the fight against malaria says world-renowned South African singer Yvonne…

24 Apr 2015 / Listen /

Jabs campaign tests trust in ebola-hit countries

One of the problems with the vaccination campaign will be convincing people to come forward. Photo : UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

A major vaccination campaign against preventable diseases such as measles and polio has begun across the three west African…

24 Apr 2015 / Listen /
"No excuse" for 550,000 people to die of malaria each year Religious leaders are central to preventing atrocity crimes "Unacceptable" number of deaths in south-east Asia due to ferry transit
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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