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News in Brief 21 November 2017 (PM)

High-Level Pledging Conference:

UN chief urges support for Caribbean countries hit by hurricanes Caribbean countries need support to rebuild in the aftermath of recent devastating hurricanes and take effective action on climate change. That's the message…

21 Nov 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 20 November 2017 (PM)

SG reads press statement

UN chief "horrified" by reports of alleged slavery of migrants in Libya The UN Secretary-General is calling for an investigation into reports of alleged slavery of migrant workers in Libya. António Guterres told…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /
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Today's Features

"Collective responsibility" and urgent action needed to end migrant slavery


World leaders have a "collective responsibility" to stop human trafficking and modern slavery, the UN chief told members of…

21 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Darfur team's ordnance education device wins top UN Award

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A project that aims to educate people in remote areas of Darfur about the dangers of explosive remnants of…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

A wish for every child with disabilities "to have a fair chance"

Emmanuel Elisha Ford (first boy on the left) together with the other children and the Secretary General before the World Children's Day at the UNHQ. Credits: Agnese Pastorino/UN News

Children with disabilities deserve to have the same rights as everyone else, which is something that will have a…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

Pop group using their star appeal for children's rights


Teenage pop sensation Kids United may be young, but age is no barrier to raising awareness about children's rights,…

20 Nov 2017 / Listen /

"New set of tools" needed for modern peacekeeping: Dallaire


A "new set of tools" is needed to make UN peacekeeping fit for today’s more dangerous and complex world. That's…

19 Nov 2017 / Listen /
Sustainable fashion leader pins hope on humanitarian values Blockade making life in Yemen even worse, says UN official Surviving terror once the cameras move on: one woman's story UN General Assembly helping to carry climate action forward "We will not allow ourselves to be limited:" UN Gender Award winner "UN in unity" – Preferred approach to tackling gender discrimination
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