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Ebola outbreak in West Africa "not yet over", says UN envoy

Dr David Nabarro, Secretary-General's Special Envoy on Ebola. UN Photo/Loey Felipe (file)

The deadly Ebola outbreak which killed more than 11,000 people in West Africa is not yet over, according to…

2 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Child abuse costing East Asia and Pacific US$209bn

Child abuse is costing East Asia and the Pacific around US$209 billion a year. Photo: UNICEF

Child abuse and violence is costing countries in East Asia and the Pacific around US$209 billion a year, according…

2 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Human rights gains in Afghanistan "will be sustained"

Georgette Gagnon, Director of Human Rights, UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA). UN Photo/Mark Garten (file)

Gains made in the protection of human rights in Afghanistan "will be sustained" according to the outgoing director of…

2 Jun 2015 / Listen /

Laos farmers helped to work through dry and wet seasons

Upland women weed their rice fields, an integrated method of agro-forestry in Mokpon Village, Laos. UN Photo/Lamphay Inthakoun

Farmers in Laos can now work their fields during both wet and dry season thanks to a new integrated…

2 Jun 2015 / Listen /

World “struggling” for migration solution, says ILO chief

Guy Ryder. Photo: ILO

The international community is "struggling for responses" to the global migrant workers crisis and needs to find a solution…

1 Jun 2015 / Listen /
African economies can benefit from youth employment "Tremendous challenges" faced by UNRWA in its history Asia-Pacific records highest reduction in undernourished people Landlocked countries aim to boost economic competitiveness Electronic waste being dumped in Asia Still "male culture" at UN but this is changing, says top female UN official "The Fog of Peace", new memoir about peacekeeping by former UN official
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15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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