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News in Brief 17 January 2019 Jan 17, 2019 Listen Download
UN rights chief alarmed over ‘excessive force’, live fire against Sudanese protestors Jan 17, 2019 Listen Download
‘Language death’ a ‘symptom’ of struggle to save indigenous identity Jan 16, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 16 January 2019 Jan 16, 2019 Listen Download
First Yemen aid delivery in more than six months reaches Hudaydah communities Jan 15, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 15 January 2019 Jan 15, 2019 Listen Download
Saudi teen set to be ‘fully integrated’ in Canadian society: UNHCR Jan 14, 2019 Listen Download
How blockchain technology could help developing countries’ creative sector Jan 14, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 14 January 2019 Jan 14, 2019 Listen Download
Surviving the Haiti earthquake: a UN staffer’s story Jan 12, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 11 January 2019 Jan 11, 2019 Listen Download
Eight years into Syria’s brutal war, storm in Lebanon compounds refugee ‘misery’ Jan 10, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 10 January 2019 Jan 10, 2019 Listen Download
New Myanmar Rakhine violence could escalate rapidly, warns top UN relief official Jan 9, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 9 January 2019 Jan 9, 2019 Listen Download
Lights, camera, action: new TV pilot shines spotlight on UN women Jan 8, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 8 January 2019 Jan 8, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 7 January 2019 Jan 7, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 4 January 2019 Jan 4, 2019 Listen Download
Tanzanian human rights champion for women and girls wins top award Jan 4, 2019 Listen Download
Tanzanian human rights champion for women and girls wins top award Jan 4, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 3 January 2019 Jan 3, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 2 January 2019 Jan 2, 2019 Listen Download
News in Brief 31 December 2018 Dec 31, 2018 Listen Download
‘The longer we wait to reduce emissions, the more challenging will be’, warns climate expert Dec 31, 2018 Listen Download
The most popular audio tracks from UN News for 2018 Dec 29, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 28 December 2018 Dec 28, 2018 Listen Download
FAO aims for sustainable mechanization of farming, ‘the backbone of the African economy’ Dec 28, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 27 December 2018 Dec 27, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 26 December 2018 Dec 26, 2018 Listen Download
First World War exhibition highlights conflict’s mixed international legacy Dec 24, 2018 Listen Download
Appalachian cellist ditches the van, to pedal against climate change Dec 21, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 21 December 2018 Dec 21, 2018 Listen Download
‘Empty lands in Myanmar’ await Rohingya return: UNDP director Dec 21, 2018 Listen Download
INTERVIEW: Scene is set for more face-to-face talks on an end to war in Yemen Dec 20, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 20 December 2018 Dec 20, 2018 Listen Download
World Food Programme urges US to reconsider Palestine funding cuts: civilian impact ‘horrendous’ Dec 20, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 19 December 2018 Dec 19, 2018 Listen Download
Saving lives with data: how the UN is developing digital tools for improved humanitarian aid Dec 19, 2018 Listen Download
Refugees’ plight ‘will not stop’ unless root causes of flight are addressed: GA President Dec 18, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 18 December 2018 Dec 18, 2018 Listen Download
‘Massive funding crisis’ for Palestine relief, compounds ‘collapsing system’: UN coordinator Dec 18, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 17 December 2018 Dec 17, 2018 Listen Download
Podcast: ‘Plant-based meat’ alternatives begin to bite, in battle against climate change Dec 17, 2018 Listen Download
$5.5 billion appeal for millions of Syrians and host communities affected by civil war Dec 15, 2018 Listen Download
Half a Degree matters: Leading UN Climate Change Expert Dec 14, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 14 December 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Listen Download
Yemen: fragile Hudaydah truce needs worldwide support, says WFP Dec 14, 2018 Listen Download
Rap star who uses music to shrug off bullying and depression, tells his story at UN Geneva Dec 14, 2018 Listen Download
Resilience of Libya’s people ‘astonishing’ despite seven years of severe conflict: top UN aid official Dec 13, 2018 Listen Download
Implementing first-ever global migration pact must involve public and private sector push Dec 13, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 13 December 2018 Dec 13, 2018 Listen Download
Beating climate change, boosting women: bike advocate takes to Damascus streets Dec 13, 2018 Listen Download
Cutting down plastic and pesticides, to halt climate change in India Dec 12, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 12 December 2018 Dec 12, 2018 Listen Download
Palestinians trapped in ‘coercive environment’, says UN rights official Dec 11, 2018 Listen Download
‘Time for all of us to wake up’ and save the planet: goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc at COP24 Dec 11, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 11 December 2018 Dec 11, 2018 Listen Download
Global Compact enables ‘safe, regular, orderly migration from Africa’: former Liberia President Dec 11, 2018 Listen Download
Chad’s cattle herders welcome tech solutions to beat climate change Dec 11, 2018 Listen Download
Education ‘the key to social inclusion’ says Côte d’Ivoire refugee in Marrakech Dec 10, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 10 December 2018 Dec 10, 2018 Listen Download
COP24: Cleaning up industries which pollute, biggest financial opportunity of our time Dec 10, 2018 Listen Download
‘Still confident’ deadly DR Congo Ebola outbreak can be stopped, despite ‘negative’ factors: WHO Dec 7, 2018 Listen Download
Papua demonstrators must be allowed freedom to assert their rights: OHCHR Dec 7, 2018 Listen Download
Rising traffic-related deaths and injuries ‘a real issue of inequality,’ says WHO Dec 7, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 7 December 2018 Dec 7, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 06 December 2018 Dec 6, 2018 Listen Download
Human Rights declaration 'wasn’t going to be much of anything', men said Dec 5, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 05 December 2018 Dec 5, 2018 Listen Download
'No question' of migration Compact's positive benefits: Arbour Dec 5, 2018 Listen Download
UN Special Envoy heralds key 2019 Climate Change Summit to beat global warming Dec 4, 2018 Listen Download
Human rights on film: Festival celebrates mobile-made movies, for a cause Dec 4, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 04 December 2018 Dec 4, 2018 Listen Download
International crime fighters out on patrol to boost SDGs Dec 4, 2018 Listen Download
Afghan children used as ‘collateral’ with even babies promised in marriage Dec 3, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 03 December 2018 Dec 3, 2018 Listen Download
Seeing, hearing, feeling the reality of child trafficking Nov 30, 2018 Listen Download
‘Climate change is increasing the number of hungry people’: UN expert Nov 30, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 30 November 2018 Nov 30, 2018 Listen Download
‘Genuine’ health for those living with mental disability, dependent on human rights Nov 30, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 29 November 2018 Nov 29, 2018 Listen Download
Measles resurgence is source of extreme concern: WHO Nov 29, 2018 Listen Download
Getting young people to trust TV is the new challenge, say broadcasters Nov 29, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 28 November 2018 Nov 28, 2018 Listen Download
Palestinian children ‘an inspiration’ in difficult circumstances: UN official Nov 28, 2018 Listen Download
South-South cooperation ‘really making a difference’ to development Nov 28, 2018 Listen Download
Agriculture the ‘backbone’ of Afghan economy: FAO says amid severe drought Nov 27, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 27 November 2018 Nov 27, 2018 Listen Download
Checkpoints and searches: the daily reality for Palestinian children at Hebron school Nov 27, 2018 Listen Download
Speak out to confront plague of sexual harrassment against women commuters Nov 26, 2018 Listen Download
CAR alert as more than 60 per cent need urgent humanitarian assistance Nov 26, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 26 November 2018 Nov 26, 2018 Listen Download
2019 could be 'make or break' for Afghanistan, says top UN aid official Nov 26, 2018 Listen Download
Lowest rate of wage growth since 2008; gender ‘injustice’ continues: ILO chief Nov 26, 2018 Listen Download
‘Mixed picture’ of sustainable development in Asia-Pacific: UN regional arm Nov 23, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 23 November 2018 Nov 23, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 21 November 2018 Nov 21, 2018 Listen Download
Near record funding for landmine clearance, but casualties remain high Nov 21, 2018 Listen Download
Millie Bobby Brown leading youth to #GoBlue as new UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Nov 20, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 20 November 2018 Nov 20, 2018 Listen Download
Toilet talk is essential to help 2.5 billion people who have nowhere to relieve themselves Nov 19, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 19 November 2018 Nov 19, 2018 Listen Download
'YouTubers’ putting a stop to intolerance on International Day Nov 16, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 16 November 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 15 November 2018 Nov 15, 2018 Listen Download
UN News goes inside Gaza’s biggest hospital Nov 14, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 14 November 2018 Nov 14, 2018 Listen Download
Time for the ‘most valuable metal on earth’ Nov 14, 2018 Listen Download
El Niño likely to contribute to worsening food situation for millions in Zimbabwe Nov 13, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 13 November 2018 Nov 13, 2018 Listen Download
From DR Congo to New York City – one war refugee’s UN-aided journey Nov 13, 2018 Listen Download
Millions of people in stateless ‘limbo’, warns UNCHR Nov 13, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 12 November 2018 Nov 12, 2018 Listen Download
Everyone has a role to play in global superbugs crisis Nov 12, 2018 Listen Download
UN provides a 'glimmer of hope' for Israel Palestine conflict: Daniel Barenboim Nov 9, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 9 November 2018 Nov 9, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: Getting business on board for a better world for all Nov 8, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 08 November 2018 Nov 8, 2018 Listen Download
Conflict zones provide organized crime gangs with billions of illicit profit every year: crime expert Nov 7, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 07 November 2018 Nov 7, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 06 November 2018 Nov 6, 2018 Listen Download
‘International tensions’ between US-Russia, remain central to UN disarmament efforts Nov 5, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 5 November 2018 Nov 5, 2018 Listen Download
Updated Human Rights Committee comment on ‘right to life’ offers protection from 21st century threats Nov 2, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 2 November 2018 Nov 2, 2018 Listen Download
Racism against people of African descent: ‘not much room for optimism, says UN expert Nov 1, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 01 November 2018 Nov 1, 2018 Listen Download
World-beating athlete Paula Radcliffe, sets pace in global push for clean air Oct 31, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 31 October 2018 Oct 31, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: Building stronger, fairer cities, one garden at a time Oct 31, 2018 Listen Download
Artist’s ‘pollution pods’ kick up a stink for cleaner air Oct 31, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 30 October 2018 Oct 30, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 29 October 2018 Oct 29, 2018 Listen Download
Atrocities in Myanmar should be brought before ICC – UN rights expert Oct 26, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 26 October 2018 Oct 26, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: Disarm, for ‘the future of our planet’ Oct 26, 2018 Listen Download
Human rights agenda in North Korea has not seen ‘any progress at all’: UN expert Oct 25, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 25 October 2018 Oct 25, 2018 Listen Download
Indian music masters join refugee players, in wishing UN a happy birthday Oct 25, 2018 Listen Download
International Court of Justice, key to ‘high degree’ of stability, peace and prosperity over 70 years Oct 25, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 24 October 2018 Oct 24, 2018 Listen Download
National security is no excuse for limiting freedom of religion: UN expert Oct 24, 2018 Listen Download
Migration: a global phenomenon we ‘cannot escape:’ UN rights expert Oct 24, 2018 Listen Download
Cuts to Gaza funding a ‘severe catastrophe,’ says UN Humanitarian Coordinator Oct 23, 2018 Listen Download
In a ‘difficult year’ for freedom of expression, AI and digital security could help Oct 23, 2018 Listen Download
Anti-poverty activists head to UN in Geneva, with a collective call for action Oct 23, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 23 October 2018 Oct 23, 2018 Listen Download
Negative treatment of migrants ‘detrimental’ to society at large: UN human rights expert Oct 22, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 22 October 2018 Oct 22, 2018 Listen Download
States must not sacrifice human rights of migrants for security concerns: UN expert Oct 22, 2018 Listen Download
Private sector 'should not take lead in poverty alleviation' Oct 19, 2018 Listen Download
‘Change in attitudes’ needed in peacekeeping planning if more women are to play their part Oct 19, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: Why should young people care about the UN? Oct 19, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 19 October 2018 Oct 19, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 18 October 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
Torture and abuse may be banned, but eradication a long way off – UN rights expert Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
UN rights chief calls for release of hundreds abducted in South Sudan Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
Security Council must do more to stop misuse of counter-terrorism laws, says UN-appointed expert Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
New UN rights chief vows to raise her voice for women, boost partnerships Oct 17, 2018 Listen Download
Lack of access to contraception linked to slow population change in sub-Saharan Africa: UNFPA Oct 17, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 17 October 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Listen Download
UN Gender Focus: Girl power and combating global crises Oct 17, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 16 October 2018 Oct 16, 2018 Listen Download
Fresh Darfur clashes highlight ongoing problem of millions displaced from their homes Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 15 October 2018 Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
Overseas investment down globally, warns UN trade and development agency UNCTAD Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
Canada’s legalization of cannabis ‘contravenes’ international convention: UN drugs control board Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
Migration ‘central to economic, social, and human development:’ Lead food and agriculture economist Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: Feeding the world with 1.3bn tons of wasted food Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
‘Absolutely essential’ to put road safety top of developing countries’ agenda: UN envoy Oct 13, 2018 Listen Download
‘Semi-catatonic children’ among victims of Australia’s offshore detention policy: UNHCR Oct 12, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 12 October 2018 Oct 12, 2018 Listen Download
‘Historic’ moment for tobacco control, says convention chief Oct 12, 2018 Listen Download
Zahara takes charge: UN helps today’s girls become the leaders of tomorrow Oct 11, 2018 Listen Download
UN Peacekeeping Mission in Darfur preparing for 2020 departure Oct 11, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 11 October 2018 Oct 11, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 10 October 2018 Oct 10, 2018 Listen Download
UNDP report shows steady development progress for Pacific Island States Oct 10, 2018 Listen Download
Vulnerable Venezuelan refugees need more aid: UNHCR’s Filippo Grandi Oct 9, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 09 October 2018 Oct 9, 2018 Listen Download
New technology policies needed to avoid increasing inequality Oct 8, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 08 October 2018 Oct 8, 2018 Listen Download
420 million more people will suffer if we can’t keep global warming to 1.5°C: UN weather chief Oct 8, 2018 Listen Download
Nobel Peace Prize win can help eradicate scourge of sexual violence: UN Oct 5, 2018 Listen Download
Peacekeepers playing key role in effort to fight deadly Ebola in DR Congo Oct 5, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 05 October 2018 Oct 5, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 04 October 2018 Oct 4, 2018 Listen Download
Sustainable housing call’s right up my street, says ‘Grand Designs’ star Oct 4, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 03 October 2018 Oct 3, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: Special General Assembly Episode on digital technology and the Sustainable Development Goals Oct 3, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 02 October 2018 Oct 2, 2018 Listen Download
UN Mission in Darfur, important ‘source of protection’ to displaced and civilians of Golo: rights chief Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 01 October 2018 Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
South Sudanese doctor wins top UNHCR award for tireless efforts Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
In an interconnected world, multilateralism is essential: New Zealand PM Sep 28, 2018 Listen Download
Data can help solve world’s biggest problems, if we use it well Sep 28, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 28 September 2018 Sep 28, 2018 Listen Download
Off-screen, lead ‘Game of Thrones’ actor takes up arms to defend the planet Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 27 September 2018 Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
Bertrand Piccard’s new global challenge: 1000 solutions for a cleaner planet Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
From Wakanda to Women’s Rights: actor Winston Duke shows his support for gender parity Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
‘We’re all in this together’ says UN Ocean Envoy, in battle to save life below the waves Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
‘Don’t give up on the Central African Republic’ urges UN humanitarian coordinator Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
Prisoner, paediatrician, president: how Michelle Bachelet’s background informs her new role as UN human rights chief Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
Migrant countries should do more to sustain livelihoods in source nations: UNCTAD Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 26 September 2018 Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
Multilateralism is ‘under siege’ in a world where ‘collective response’ is vital: Deputy UN chief Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
Fight against climate change presents ‘fantastic opportunities’: UN Environment chief Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
International Criminal Court won’t be ‘distracted’ by ‘unfortunate’ threats Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 25 September 2018 Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
Drug patent initiative offers ‘small step’ towards access to medicines: WIPO Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 24 September 2018 Sep 24, 2018 Listen Download
‘We need support’: UN Peacekeeping chief Sep 24, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 21 September 2018 Sep 21, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 20 September 2018 Sep 20, 2018 Listen Download
Somalia ‘vulnerable but making progress’ Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 19 September 2018 Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
Senior WHO official calls for ‘urgent action’ to end tuberculosis by 2030 Sep 18, 2018 Listen Download
Sexual exploitation an ‘almost existential issue’ for UNHCR, says Deputy High Commissioner Sep 18, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 18 September 2018 Sep 18, 2018 Listen Download
Deaths of over 6 million children preventable or treatable: UN report Sep 18, 2018 Listen Download
Preschoolers board the sustainability train at the UN, care of beloved children’s characters Sep 17, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 17 September 2018 Sep 17, 2018 Listen Download
22-year gap in life expectancy between Norway and Niger, new UN development report reveals Sep 15, 2018 Listen Download
New UN Ombudsman has been listening to problems ‘all my life’ Sep 14, 2018 Listen Download
World Food Programme outlines preparations for besieged civilians of Idlib Sep 14, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 14 September 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: For effective suicide prevention, we must ‘break the taboo’ Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 13 September 2018 Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
Organized crime ‘one of the greatest threats to UN missions’: UN Police Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
All States should sign genocide convention to end age-old scourge, says ICC judge Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
Palestine has world’s highest unemployment rate, and it’s unsustainable: UNCTAD Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
Artificial Intelligence: a danger to mankind, or the key to a better world? Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 12 September 2018 Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
Governments must re-think their role in Syria conflict: UN rights investigator Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
Highest CO2 concentration in atmosphere for 3 million years, says UN weather chief Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
Syria’s Idlib could be the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st century: OCHA Sep 11, 2018 Listen Download
Latest world hunger report an ‘alarming signal’ says senior UN economist Sep 11, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 11 September 2018 Sep 11, 2018 Listen Download
From ‘hell on earth’ to a better future: using education to help Myanmar’s Rohingya Sep 10, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 10 September 2018 Sep 10, 2018 Listen Download
US state pushes green power on the international stage Sep 9, 2018 Listen Download
People of Burundi are living in fear, says rights investigator Sep 8, 2018 Listen Download
UN police investigating ‘hideous crime’ as 9 displaced civilians are killed in Central African Republic Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
Ebola, fake drugs and other 21st century challenges for health regulators Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 07 September 2018 Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 06 September 2018 Sep 6, 2018 Listen Download
1.4 billion adults at risk of disease if they don’t do more physical activity: WHO Sep 5, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 05 September 2018 Sep 5, 2018 Listen Download
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New In Brief 03 September 2018 Sep 3, 2018 Listen Download
Cluster munitions convention is working despite ongoing use in conflicts, says treaty monitor Aug 31, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 31 August 2018 Aug 31, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 30 August 2018 Aug 30, 2018 Listen Download
The consequences of nuclear testing are devastating and long-lasting: Kazakh Ambassador Aug 29, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 29 August 2018 Aug 29, 2018 Listen Download
News In Brief 28 August 2018 Aug 28, 2018 Listen Download
UN experts say parties involved in Yemen conflict may be guilty of war crimes Aug 28, 2018 Listen Download
PODCAST: UN counter-terrorism body says returning terrorist fighters a ‘considerable challenge’ to Member States Aug 27, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 27 August 2018 Aug 27, 2018 Listen Download
Scale of sexual violence in Myanmar shocked me, says UN-appointed rights investigator Aug 27, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 23 August 2018 Aug 24, 2018 Listen Download
Ebola challenges remain as virus hits remote DR Congo town surrounded by armed groups Aug 24, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 24 August 2018 Aug 24, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 23 August 2018 Aug 23, 2018 Listen Download
News in Brief 22 August 2018 Aug 22, 2018 Listen Download
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News in Brief 20 August 2018 Aug 20, 2018 Listen Download
UN Geneva chief mourns passing of Kofi Annan, one of ‘last big moral voices’ Aug 18, 2018 Listen Download
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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UN Report: Green economic growth means a surge in jobs worldwide May 14, 2018 Listen Download
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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
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30,000 Rohingya refugees moving to raised land, to escape floods: WFP May 8, 2018 Listen Download
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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
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UN rights expert: indigenous people ‘are not the enemy’ May 3, 2018 Listen Download
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‘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
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Online tool that monitors disaster losses will save lives in Pacific: UN expert Apr 9, 2018 Listen Download
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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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