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Myanmar peace process and heroin production interlinked: UNODC

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Helping regions in Myanmar which are wracked by conflict move away from opium production is good for the economy and will help solidify the country's peace process. That's according to Jeremy Douglas, Regional…

6 Dec 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 06 December 2017 (AM)

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Air pollution affecting 17 million babies, mostly in South Asia: UNICEF Nearly 17 million babies under a year old…

6 Dec 2017 / Listen /

Involving men plays crucial role for women's empowerment, says activist

Inna Modja, Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), at the high-level launch of the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative for the elimination of violence against women and girls. The event was held on the margins of the General Assembly's annual general debate. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas

Men should be playing a more active role in empowering women, and helping to end the scourge of gender-based…

22 Nov 2017 / Listen /

News in Brief 16 November 2017 (PM)

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  UN chief monitoring Zimbabwe developments The UN Secretary-General has called for "continued calm" in Zimbabwe in the wake…

16 Nov 2017 / Listen /
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