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Situation "very tense" in Mali

Major General Michael Lollesgaard, in the headquarters of MINUSMA, Bamako. 
Photo : MINUSMA/Harandane Dicko

The situation on the ground in Mali is very tense while the UN awaits the signing of a peace…

7 May 2015 / Listen /

Holistic approach needed for drug policies

Opium poppy field. Photo: UNODC (file)

To successfully combat illegal drug trafficking and abuse, a more holistic approach to the problem is needed, according to…

7 May 2015 / Listen /

Liberia recovering from "national nightmare"

Karin Landgren, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Liberia and Head of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), briefs the Security Council. UN Photo/Mark Garten

After 14 months of a "national nightmare", the head of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) says the country…

6 May 2015 / Listen /

Consultations in Burundi to find solution to electoral process

MENUB officially started its operations in Burundi  on January 1 2015. Photo: MENUB (file)

As protests continue in Burundi against the President's attempt to seek a third term, the UN is looking at…

6 May 2015 / Listen /

Global community could "finish job of ending extreme poverty"

Children in Kallayanpur slum, one of the urban slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh. UN Photo/Kibae Park

The global community could finish the job of ending extreme poverty for well under one per cent of the…

6 May 2015 / Listen /
Syria won't be abandoned by the UN Thousands of Burundian refugees arriving in Tanzania UN launches #SaveKidsLives campaign Family planning reaches into mountains of Laos Children "bearing brunt" of conflict in South Sudan
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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 /
Peace on Earth