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Tech challenge launched to find "invisible" women entrepreneurs

The UN trade agency's Vanessa Erogbogo hopes that web or mobile apps will make women entrepreneurs much easier to find for other businesses. Photo: ITC

Finding millions of so-called "invisible" women entrepreneurs using a simple mobile app could transform their empowerment, UN agency the…

1 Sep 2015 / Listen /

Time to help people "live their dreams", says IPU president

Saber Chowdhury, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). UN File Photo/Eskinder Debebe

It is time to help people live their dreams by ensuring that commitments made by governments are kept, according…

31 Aug 2015 / Listen /

WHO appeals for "safe corridor" in Yemen

World Health Organization Representative for Yemen Dr. Ahmed Shadoul briefs the press. Photo: WHO Yemen

Warring parties in Taiz governorate in Yemen are being urged by the World Health Organization (WHO) to observe a…

31 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Parliamentarians key to ending global poverty and inequality

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Opening Session of Fourth World Conference of Speakers of Parliament. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Parliamentary leaders from around the world have been called on by the UN to help end global poverty and…

31 Aug 2015 / Listen /

Detaining people without cause is a “strategy to spread terror”

Many carried photographs of loved ones who died or who disappeared on 12 November 1991 when the Indonesian military opened fire on a group of pro-independence supporters during a peaceful demonstration.  UN File Photo/Martine Perret

The detention of people, often without cause, is a repressive technique which violates fundamental human rights and is often…

30 Aug 2015 / Listen /
Impact of nuclear tests observed on International Day Philippines: Cyclone-prone areas to get evacuation centres Hurricane Katrina "raised bar" for disaster risk management Campaign gets South Sudan schoolchildren 'Back-to-Learning' Myanmar floods: Devastation and “unprecendented” solidarity New crop entering Arctic seed vault for preservation Water at the core of a sustainable future for all
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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 /
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