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Karen women of Thailand call the shots as traditional farming comes under strain Aug 18, 2018 Listen Download
Talents of women in space vital ‘to imagine the future’ Aug 18, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 17 August 2018 Aug 17, 2018 Listen Download
UN Agency warns Palestinian refugee schools face October closure Aug 17, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 16 August 2018 Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
‘There is optimism’ for North Korea, but humanitarian funding is urgently needed: UN official Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
UN Baghdad hotel bombing survivors: Elpida Rouka Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
Reopening of crucial Gaza crossing, a decision ‘in the right direction’: UN aid official Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 15 August 2018 Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
Monsanto ruling a ‘substantial warning’ to agrochemical giants: UN expert Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: ‘Repression is fashionable again’ — outgoing UN Human Rights Chief Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
UN Baghdad hotel bombing survivors: Darko Mocibob Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 14 August 2018 Aug 14, 2018 Listen Download
Combating invasive Armyworm with education for farmers and machine learning Aug 14, 2018 Listen Download
UN Baghdad hotel bombing survivors: Francis Mead Aug 14, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 13 August 2018 Aug 13, 2018 Listen Download
UN Baghdad hotel bombing survivors: Mujahed Hassan Aug 13, 2018 Listen Download
UN Baghdad hotel bombing survivors: Andrew Clapham Aug 10, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 10 August 2018 Aug 10, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 09 August 2018 Aug 9, 2018 Listen Download
‘Immediate risk’ of mass hospital closures and infrastructure collapse for 2 million in Gaza Aug 9, 2018 Listen Download
First Indonesian city signs landmark education deal for migrant children Aug 8, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 08 August 2018 Aug 8, 2018 Listen Download
DRC Ebola latest: vaccinations to begin on Wednesday, says WHO Aug 8, 2018 Listen Download
Last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor fights for human rights, 70 years on Aug 7, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 07 August 2018 Aug 7, 2018 Listen Download
UN chief reaffirms commitment to South Sudan following signing of peace deal Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
Progress made but challenges remain in life-saving cholera vaccination campaign for Hudaydah: UNICEF Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 06 August 2018 Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
‘Good buzz’ in south Lebanon as country enjoys ‘gift of peace’ — UNIFIL Force Commander Aug 4, 2018 Listen Download
Podcast: Mandela letters reveal ‘the power of hope’ Aug 3, 2018 Listen Download
Peacekeeping remains an ‘important tool’, even as risks grow and resources shrink: UN Peacekeeping chief Jul 27, 2018 Listen Download
Lao victims fled dam disaster floodwater with nothing: IOM Jul 27, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 27 July 2018 Jul 27, 2018 Listen Download
Mass deportation from Algeria of migrants highlighted by UN human rights panel Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 26 July 2018 Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
Security Council extends UN mission in Cyprus mandate by six months as ‘challenges on the ground’ persist Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
‘Lots of good news’ but more action needed to save the planet — UN environment chief Jul 25, 2018 Listen Download
People of Gaza ‘can’t understand silence of international community’ Jul 24, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 24 July 2018 Jul 24, 2018 Listen Download
DR Congo Ebola outbreak officially over, as WHO says fear of virus spreading spurred on operation Jul 24, 2018 Listen Download
Promising signs from Palestine bid to promote women’s rights, says UN rights expert Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 23 July 2018 Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
Podcast: Chad’s reluctant women suicide bombers Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
Peacekeeping is ‘a collective responsibility’ shared by troops and governments, says UNAMID Force Commander Jul 21, 2018 Listen Download
Solar cooking helps sauce up Sustainable Development Goals Jul 20, 2018 Listen Download
Aspiring human rights lawyers are all winners in test case competition at UN Jul 20, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 20 July 2018 Jul 20, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 19 July 2018 Jul 19, 2018 Listen Download
Straight, flared or even as a rug, denim raises fashion to sustainable levels Jul 19, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 18 July 2018 Jul 18, 2018 Listen Download
With land ownership a continuing concern in Darfur, restitution is the ‘right step’ Jul 18, 2018 Listen Download
Accessibility is ‘more than ramps,’ says UN special envoy Jul 17, 2018 Listen Download
‘Every voice, every step, every action, every dollar counts’ towards success of SDGs, says UN goodwill ambassador Jul 17, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 17 July 2018 Jul 17, 2018 Listen Download
Artificial intelligence expert: UN speaks language of humanity, coders don’t Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 16 July 2018 Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
UN and Africa: Sahel not ‘land of misery but land of opportunities’ Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
Sun beating down on Africa’s Sahel could provide 70 per cent of world’s electricity needs Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
Somalia Partnership Forum puts politics, security and the economy firmly on the agenda Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
Migration is beneficial ‘part of human history’, says UN envoy Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 13 July 2018 Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
It's high time tech community tackled digital challenge together, says expert panel senior official Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 12 July 2018 Jul 12, 2018 Listen Download
UN relief chief assesses scale of needs in North Korea, welcomes government engagement Jul 12, 2018 Listen Download
‘Listen to girls and women’ in countries on brink of ‘hope and despair’: Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Jul 12, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 11 July 2018 Jul 11, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 10 July 2018 Jul 10, 2018 Listen Download
‘Listen to girls and women’ in countries on brink of ‘hope and despair’: Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Jul 10, 2018 Listen Download
Countries outline progress made in pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals at key UN forum Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 09 July 2018 Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
Global fishing trade shows net increase which world can manage sustainably, says FAO Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
Libya has agreed to change migrant detention policy, says IOM chief Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 06 July 2018 Jul 6, 2018 Listen Download
Forests: A ‘safety net’ for poor rural people, says UN agriculture official Jul 6, 2018 Listen Download
Poverty ‘obvious’ driver of radicalization in Lake Chad region: AU envoy Jul 6, 2018 Listen Download
Promise of universal health coverage ‘nothing’ without high quality at its centre: WHO official Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
‘Nexus’ of security and climate change impacts fisherwomen on Lake Chad Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 05 July 2018 Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 04 July 2018 Jul 4, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: Ending border dispute, just one problem Eritrea must solve Jul 4, 2018 Listen Download
Human trafficking ‘definitely misunderstood’ in the Pacific region: UN expert Jul 4, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 03 July 2018 Jul 3, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 02 July 2018 Jul 2, 2018 Listen Download
IMF wants to change focus on austerity, says UN rights expert Jul 2, 2018 Listen Download
UN-backed programme helps Kenya become a space nation Jun 29, 2018 Listen Download
UN takes a right step in combating atrocity crimes Jun 29, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 29 June 2018 Jun 29, 2018 Listen Download
‘Strong coalition’ against international terror is vital says top crimefighting chief Jun 28, 2018 Listen Download
Safety of civilians in key Yemeni port, ‘intrinsically’ linked to restarting long-term peace negotiations: UN Special Envoy Jun 28, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 28 June 2018 Jun 28, 2018 Listen Download
Increase in cases of violations against children in 2017 Jun 27, 2018 Listen Download
‘Game-changer’ drug could save thousands of women’s lives in childbirth, says WHO Jun 27, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 27 June 2018 Jun 27, 2018 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: Rohingya women eye return to Myanmar with serious concern Jun 27, 2018 Listen Download
Afghanistan ceasefires show peace is possible: UN mission chief Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 26 June 2018 Jun 26, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 25 June 2018 Jun 25, 2018 Listen Download
Human Rights Council reform should happen from within, says former Vice-President Jun 22, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 22 June 2018 Jun 22, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 21 June 2018 Jun 21, 2018 Listen Download
Serving community top priority for UN Police, says adviser Jun 21, 2018 Listen Download
First-ever global conference of national counter-terrorism chiefs will help build ‘resilient’ States: top UN official Jun 21, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 20 June 2018 Jun 20, 2018 Listen Download
Podcast Classics: World famous voices weave the ‘pattern’ of refugee lives for UNHCR Jun 20, 2018 Listen Download
Miniaturized satellite fleet helps sustainable development on Earth: UN space forum hears Jun 19, 2018 Listen Download
Atrocities ‘dehumanize victims’ of rape in conflict Jun 19, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 19 June 2018 Jun 19, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 18 June 2018 Jun 18, 2018 Listen Download
Humanitarians ‘committed’ to staying ‘where people need us’, as Yemeni port battle intensifies Jun 14, 2018 Listen Download
Ghanaian twin activists hope for change in negative ‘narrative’ surrounding albinism Jun 14, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 14 June 2018 Jun 14, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 13 June 2018 Jun 13, 2018 Listen Download
Indonesia commits to end exploitation of children on World Day Against Child Labour Jun 12, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 12 June 2018 Jun 12, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 11 June 2018 Jun 11, 2018 Listen Download
Spain’s decision to take in stranded boat welcomed by UN Refugee Agency Jun 11, 2018 Listen Download
Respect the ocean and end illegal and unregulated fishing, urges senior FAO official on World Oceans Day Jun 8, 2018 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: Women and the UN Charter Jun 8, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 08 June 2018 Jun 8, 2018 Listen Download
International community’s attention needed to address continuing humanitarian crisis in Sudan: UN relief chief Jun 7, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 07 June 2018 Jun 7, 2018 Listen Download
Killings of suspected ‘drug offenders’ in Bangladesh must stop, says UN’s Zeid Jun 6, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 06 June 2018 Jun 6, 2018 Listen Download
UN agencies and Myanmar ink agreement to lay groundwork for Rohingya return Jun 6, 2018 Listen Download
Global airline industry urged to support UN anti-trafficking campaign Jun 5, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 05 June 2018 Jun 5, 2018 Listen Download
Ending conflict key to overcoming humanitarian crisis in South Sudan: UN relief chief Jun 4, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 04 June 2018 Jun 4, 2018 Listen Download
Film on Blue Helmets in DRC charts radical evolution of peacekeeping Jun 4, 2018 Listen Download
Funding boost for Sahel’s drought-stricken farmers and herders Jun 1, 2018 Listen Download
Podcast: From Angola to Iraq, mine removal ‘the precursor to peace’ Jun 1, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 01 June 2018 Jun 1, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 31 May 2018 May 31, 2018 Listen Download
Africa migration: good for the continent and ‘good for the world’ May 31, 2018 Listen Download
Vital reform of UN development system will end “cacophony”: Deputy UN chief May 31, 2018 Listen Download
‘No Tobacco Day’ spotlights cardiovascular health May 30, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 30 May 2018 May 30, 2018 Listen Download
Reporting from the UN’s deadliest mission, as peacekeeping turns 70 May 30, 2018 Listen Download
Peacekeepers bring about peace in places afflicted by conflict May 29, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 29 May 2018 May 29, 2018 Listen Download
Blue helmets provide conditions for forging peace: former UN military adviser May 25, 2018 Listen Download
The ‘Long Walk’ to peace is a mix of idealism and practicality, says UNESCO May 25, 2018 Listen Download
UN and Africa: 20-year-old disarmament process in Sierra Leone 'miraculous' May 25, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 25 May 2018 May 25, 2018 Listen Download
‘Frontier technology’ key element of new UN disarmament agenda May 25, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 24 May 2018 May 24, 2018 Listen Download
Not so fast on fracking, UN agency tells developing countries May 24, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 23 May 2018 May 23, 2018 Listen Download
Ebola could spread very fast, says Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Coordinator for Africa May 23, 2018 Listen Download
The Lid Is On: Investing in education - It’s ‘about the future of the world’ says global envoy May 23, 2018 Listen Download
UNICEF and Fiji partner to protect youth from deadly brain disease May 22, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 22 May 2018 May 22, 2018 Listen Download
‘Landscape without wildlife is just scenery’ says new UN envoy May 21, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 21 May 2018 May 21, 2018 Listen Download
Dozens of Rohingya births represent legacy of sexual violence May 18, 2018 Listen Download
‘Acute concern’ for safety of Sudanese girl sentenced to hang: human rights office May 18, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 18 May 2018 May 18, 2018 Listen Download
Economic growth ‘exceeds expectations’ but trade tensions are rising: UN report May 17, 2018 Listen Download
‘There is no one-state solution’ to end conflict: former Israeli minister May 17, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 17 May 2018 May 17, 2018 Listen Download
Leading Palestinian legislator calls for ‘new international engagement’ in two-state solution May 16, 2018 Listen Download
WHO announces $350 billion ‘reward’ for tackling chronic killers May 16, 2018 Listen Download
Obese people more likely to smoke, says new gene research: WHO May 16, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 16 May 2018 May 16, 2018 Listen Download
Families and Inclusive Societies the theme of International Day of Families 2018 May 15, 2018 Listen Download
Gaza hospitals, already under pressure, struggle to absorb wounded demonstrators May 15, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 15 May 2018 May 15, 2018 Listen Download
UN Report: Green economic growth means a surge in jobs worldwide May 14, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 14 May 2018 May 14, 2018 Listen Download
African slave trade in the Americas — a universal legacy May 14, 2018 Listen Download
Loss of habitats, climate change, threaten world’s migratory birds May 11, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 11 May 2018 May 11, 2018 Listen Download
Children are dying now in DRC’s Kasai from malnutrition, warns UNICEF May 11, 2018 Listen Download
FAO Official: Youth and civil society are 'change agents' for restoring forests May 10, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 10 May 2018 May 10, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 09 May 2018 May 9, 2018 Listen Download
30,000 Rohingya refugees moving to raised land, to escape floods: WFP May 8, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 08 May 2018 May 8, 2018 Listen Download
The Lid Is On: 'From heart to hand' — one cartoonist’s graphic UN journey May 7, 2018 Listen Download
Cholera vaccination drive targets two million people in five African nations May 7, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 07 May 2018 May 7, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 04 May 2018 May 4, 2018 Listen Download
‘Once in a lifetime opportunity’ for Asia-Pacific to build resilience against disasters May 4, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 03 May 2018 May 3, 2018 Listen Download
UN rights expert: indigenous people ‘are not the enemy’ May 3, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 02 May 2018 May 2, 2018 Listen Download
‘Fake news’ challenges audiences to tell fact from fiction May 1, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 01 May 2018 May 1, 2018 Listen Download
Better trained, educated youth are key to development across Timor-Leste: UNDP May 1, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 30 April 2018 Apr 30, 2018 Listen Download
‘Free, informed consent’ of Indigenous Peoples over land-use, is key: forum chair Apr 27, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 27 April 2018 Apr 27, 2018 Listen Download
Fallout from Chernobyl disaster still a 'very important challenge' for Belarus Apr 27, 2018 Listen Download
Empowering women and girls with autism Apr 19, 2018 Listen Download
‘Team spirit’ is the perfect springboard to peace: UNODC chief Apr 13, 2018 Listen Download
Digital innovation powering WFP efforts to end refugee hunger Apr 13, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 12 April 2018 Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
'I wouldn’t be here without UN fund for torture victims' Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
UN and Africa: Somalia’s life-saving volunteer ambulance service Apr 12, 2018 Listen Download
Breastfeeding 'needs to become the norm, not the exception' Apr 11, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 11 April 2018 Apr 11, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 10 April 2018 Apr 10, 2018 Listen Download
Online tool that monitors disaster losses will save lives in Pacific: UN expert Apr 9, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 09 April 2018 Apr 9, 2018 Listen Download
Men can help push for more women blue helmets: UN peacekeeping trailblazer Mar 27, 2018 Listen Download
The economics of gender balance Mar 17, 2018 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: 'Continuous effort' needed to end discrimination against LGBTI people everywhere Mar 1, 2018 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: Female Genital Mutilation Feb 9, 2018 Listen Download
Looking forward to feminism’s future: “Step it Up” to Planet 50/50 Jan 20, 2018 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: Voice for sexual abuse victims, men and AIDS and an award for women scientists in Nepal Dec 8, 2017 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: Ending violence against women, spotlight on sex trafficking, and empowering women Nov 24, 2017 Listen Download
Issue of violence against women has “always been relevant” Nov 22, 2017 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: parental leave in Norway, space for women, women’s economic empowerment in Ghana Oct 12, 2017 Listen Download

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