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‘Education under Fire’ in Middle East & North Africa

On 28 April, the son of the guard at Ibn Sina School walks through rows of desks while checking a damaged classroom in the facility, in Sana'a, the capital. Photo: UNICEF/NYHQ2015-1130/Mahmoud

Escalating conflict and political upheaval across the Middle East and North Africa are preventing 13 million children from going…

3 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Peacekeepers who abuse their power should be punished

Cécile Pouilly, spokesperson for the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. Photo: OHCHR

Peacekeepers convicted of abusing their positions of power should be given sentences that fit the crimes they have committed.…

3 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Thousands fleeing ongoing fighting continue to arrive in Bentiu

Site near Bentiu, South Sudan. UN File Photo/JC McIlwaine

Thousands of people fleeing violence and food insecurity in South Sudan continue to arrive at the UN's site to…

3 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Scaling up insurance for resilience in Africa

Scaling up insurance in Africa can boost the resilience of vulnerable communities. File Photo: UNISDR

Scaling up insurance in Africa can boost the resilience of vulnerable communities, according to the UN Office for Disaster…

3 Sep 2015 / Listen /

South Sudan: Peace deal paves way for functioning democracy

People in conflict-affected areas of South Sudan collect food from WFP. Photo: WFP/Peter Testuzza

The peace deal signed at the end of August in South Sudan will allow the nation to focus on…

2 Sep 2015 / Listen /
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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 /
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