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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

Staffan de Mistura (right), Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria, meets with Hussam Edin Aala, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations Office at Geneva.UN Photo/Violaine Martin

The Syrian people will never be abandoned by the United Nations, according to the UN Special Envoy for Syria.…

5 May 2015 / Listen /

Thousands of Burundian refugees arriving in Tanzania

Burundi refugees. Photo: UNHCR/S. Masengesho

As violence ahead of elections in Burundi continues, some 4000 people have fled to neighbouring Tanzania, 60 per cent…

5 May 2015 / Listen /

UN launches #SaveKidsLives campaign


A campaign to save children's lives on the roads around the world has been launched as part of the…

5 May 2015 / Listen /

Family planning reaches into mountains of Laos

Couple Counselling.  (UNTV video capture)

An increasing number of women in the mountainous South-East Asian country of Laos are accessing family planning services for…

5 May 2015 / Listen /
Children "bearing brunt" of conflict in South Sudan Women often exposed to "severe forms of online harassment" Gear shift needed to reduce road traffic deaths, says WHO Nuclear safety issues under spotlight at UN Incremental increases in global warming can impact human rights
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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