Migrants in Germany

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United Nations – Malakeh Jazmati was forced to flee to Berlin Germany in October 2015. In Syria she worked for a telecoms company, and she also hosted a cooking show which ran on Syrian television. After arriving in B...

From Homs to Home

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United Nations – Hussam Al Roustom, his wife Suha, and their two children left the city of Homs, Syria to escape the violence after the war started in 2011. From one refugee camp to another, between Syria and Jordan, ...

The Paris Agreement – Get on board or get left behind

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres urges the world to implement the Paris Agreement. 5-point action plan to mobilize the world for climate action. "Those who fail to bet on the green economy will be...

Northeast Nigeria: Extremism and the Struggle to Rebuild

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[21st Century, Episode 129] In north-eastern Nigeria, eight years into the insurgency by extremist group Boko Haram, nearly five million people are displaced and at risk of famine. Restoring stability and hope for th...

Japan’s Indigenous People: Protecting an Identity

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Japan’s indigenous people – the Ainu – were once in danger of dying out as an ethnic group. In the past they faced assimilation policies by the government. But today, many are striving to help their culture live on. ...

AINU: Indigenous Peoples in Japan

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UN in Action Episode #1554 The Ainu, indigenous peoples in Japan, were once considered a dying ethnic group due to assimilation policies implemented by the Government. Today, efforts are being made to conserve the ri...

A Day in the Life of Afghan Deminers

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21st Century Episode 128 Anti-personnel mines are designed to kill and maim and that’s exactly what they continue to do in Afghanistan. We spend a day with a deminer – risking his own life to keep others safe. Pro...

Nelson Mandela: A Call to Action for Democracy, Peace and Prosperity for All

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In October, 1994, President Nelson Mandela became the first leader of South Africa ever to address the United Nations General Assembly. He issued a ringing call for democracy, peace and prosperity to prevail everywhere.

Mission For Peace

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United Nations - Through the eyes of a UN peacekeeper in Mali. UN Stories: Mission For Peace

New Life, New Ambition: Germany’s Refugees and Migrants

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21st Century Episode 128 More than a million people have fled to Germany in the last two years, from countries like Syria and Afghanistan. Despite the loss and trauma, most are determined to build a better future. ...

Indonesia: Zero Waste

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UN in Action Episode 1556In an effort to reduce food waste, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the Government of Indonesia have rallied together to support coastal communities there by maki...

A Day with Afghan Deminers

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United Nations - In Afghanistan, approximately 185 million square meters of land have been contaminated by mines and explosive remnants of war. Each year, they maim and claim the lives of thousands of people in the co...