Today's News

UNESCO chief calls for multilingual education for all


Students must have access to education in their mother tongue and in other languages, the head of the UN scientific and cultural agency, UNESCO, has urged. Irina Bokova made the call ahead of…

21 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Yemen conflict comes at great cost to civilians: UN envoy


The escalation of conflict and militarization of Yemen's Western Coast is coming at a great cost to civilians, the humanitarian coordinator in the country, Jamie McGoldrick, has warned. Fighting and displacement have mainly…

21 Feb 2017 / Listen /
Remaining FARC-EP rebels lay down their weapons: UN Minute of silence observed at UN to honour late Russian Ambassador Lack of decent jobs driving people's worries, feeding uncertainties: ILO CAR armed groups urged to end hostilities Sustainable development important to conflict prevention: UN Secretary-General UN chief: Germany a symbol of tolerance and hospitality
Today's Features

FAO report outlines multiple challenges to future food security


Increased pressures on natural resources, rising inequality and the effects of climate change are placing global food security "in…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Nearly half a million children "at high risk of death" in Yemen: UNICEF


More than 460,000 children in Yemen are "at high risk of death" due to severe and acute malnutrition, according…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Syrian refugee family gets new life in US

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A Syrian refugee who recently moved to the US with the help of the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, wants…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Road safety film festival lifts curtain on global scourge


Road accidents are a global pandemic that more countries around the world could help to eradicate through the power…

22 Feb 2017 / Listen /

Security Council holds debate on maintaining peace in Europe


Resolving existing conflicts in Europe and preventing tensions from escalating into new crises is essential to stability and cooperation…

21 Feb 2017 / Listen /
Repressing mother languages "playing with fire": UN language expert "Harmful social norms" make Pacific women more vulnerable to disaster The power of bearing witness: how rape became an act of genocide Security fears hamper South Sudan famine aid effort South Sudan: Access to famine areas essential, says FAO Decent job opportunities "crucial" to tackling rural migration Meth use in Aghanistan "has potential" to become more severe
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People in Houses

Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /

Life Begins at Ten


American actors Doris Day and Gregory Peck join Eleanor Roosevelt to raise awareness on the life of refugees in Europe. Duration: 14’21″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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