United Nations Audio Library presents UN Radio Classics, an online archive of documentary and dramatic programmes starring Audrey Hepburn, Kirk Douglas and Bing Crosby, among many others.
These programmes, available free of charge with digitally remastered sound, offer a unique way of experiencing key historical moments of the United Nations and of the world throughout the second half of the 20th century.
President Jimmy Carter and Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim
International Covenants on Human Rights
U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Secretary-General Kurt Waldheim speak after the United States signs two international covenants on human rights, noting the U.S. and UN’s shared “vision of the greatness of the human possibility.”
Interview with Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide
President Aristide shares his thoughts on the human rights situation and democracy in Haiti in 1992, after what would become the first of two coup d'états under his leadership.
Women’s Rights in Africa
An interview with Charlotte Abaka (Ghana) and Rose Ukeje (Nigeria), experts on the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women, on combating violence against women within the realities of African culture
Nobel Laureate Jody Williams
A Phone Call to Jody Williams
Secretary-General Kofi Annan gives a congratulatory call to Jody Williams upon hearing that she won the
Nobel Peace Prize for her work toward the banning and clearing of anti-personnel mines.