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Development goals impossible without education for girls says Malala


Not a single one of the ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Goals can be achieved unless girls across the world receive an education. That's the firm view of the youngest UN Messenger of Peace…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /

The world is running out of antibiotics: WHO


The world is running out of life-saving antibiotics, according to a new report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday. WHO said that there was a "serious lack" of new antibiotics…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /
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Today's Features

Security Council authorizes new team to investigate ISIL crimes in Iraq


In a "landmark" resolution, the Security Council established a new team on Thursday to investigate alleged war crimes, crimes…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /

New UN relief chief relays voices of displaced to world leaders


Displaced people in Africa's volatile Lake Chad region have an urgent request to the international community: we need your…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /

1.25 million road deaths must be stopped: UN Envoy


Every year, well over 1.2 million people are killed in traffic accidents, but efforts are under way to bring…

21 Sep 2017 / Listen /

Countries take stock of UN declaration on refugees, migrants


One year ago, the world met in New York to underscore the need to protect millions of people fleeing…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /

Nuclear test ban represents "low hanging fruit" to stop proliferation

Lassina Zerbo, Executive Secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO), speaks to the press on the recent nuclear test by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and its detection by the monitoring system of the CTBTO. UN Photo/Kim Haughton

Making a nuclear weapons test ban treaty a reality represents "low hanging fruit" in the effort towards halting rising…

20 Sep 2017 / Listen /
UN and EU partner to stamp out violence against women Time to repair "a world in pieces" and create peace: UN chief Burundi violence “might be crimes against humanity” Displaced people "really want to go home": UN South Sudan envoy Economically empowered women essential for stronger economies: ITC Countries support UN reform pledge
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People in Houses

Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /

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…

15 Apr 2015 / Listen /
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