United Nations Year in Review 2017

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The year 2017 marked a shift in leadership at the United Nations as Secretary-General António Guterres began his term at a time of heightened global challenges. The world's fastest-growing refugee crisis unfolded in M...

Uganda: South Sudanese Refugees

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Since 2013, more than one million South Sudanese refugees have fled the civil war in their country. They’ve flooded across the border into Uganda and other neighbouring countries, resulting in a dire humanitarian sit...

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where Does The World Stand?

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The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where does the World stand? The latest facts and figures on global progress towards ending HIV/AIDS as a public health threat - and the work that still needs to be done. Here’s a short explainer...

Morocco: Women Sowing Seeds – Protecting Against Drought

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Morocco’s rural areas have been hit by droughts in recent years – but women farmers are sowing the seeds for a better future. 21st Century: Episode # 131 Produced for UN Women and the French Embassy In Morocco Writte...

Detecting Nuclear Tests – the Last Link in the Chain

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United Nations - Detecting nuclear tests is the task of the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty Organization. The last link in a worldwide monitoring system has just been installed on a remote island.

UNDP Panda Ambassadors for SDGs

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United Nations - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has established a new method on spreading the word about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs.) They designated two panda cubs as the first-ever anim...

Universal Declaration of Human Rights – Add Your Voice

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Join us in celebrating Human Rights Day and record yourself reading an article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in your language: www.un.org/udhr-video. Stand up for human rights. Add your voice. (Footage ...

Closing of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia

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International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia closes, leaving a powerful legacy of war crimes justice.

A Survivor’s Journey for Justice: Eric Sawyer, AIDS Activist

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He is one of the longest-term survivors of HIV/AIDS. After losing loved ones to AIDS, he joined the front lines of a movement that later changed the world’s response to HIV/AIDS. This is the story of Eric Sawyer and h...

Worst attack on UN Peacekeepers in recent history

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14 Peacekeepers have been killed in the worst attack on Blue Helmets. The peacekeepers were all Tanzanian troops deployed to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. They were killed in an attack in the conflict-torn eas...

MINUSMA: Securing Peace In Mali

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United Nations - Established by the UN Security Council in 2013, MINUSMA - the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali - supports political processes and helps stabilize the country. UN Stories: ...

Mission For Peace

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

Seychelles: Women at the Forefront of Conservation

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In Seychelles, two women conservationists are working together on the state of Seychelles oceans, biodiversity, coral health and maritime economy to ensure a sustainable future of the county. UN in Action Episode # 1564

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where Does The World Stand?

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The HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Where does the World stand? The latest facts and figures on global progress towards ending HIV/AIDS as a public health threat - and the work that still needs to be done. Here’s a short explainer...

Solomon Islands: Saving the Pacific’s Tuna

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United Nations - In the Western and Central Pacific they are a part of the culture – and a multi-billion dollar business. They are eaten everywhere around the world – and they are becoming easier and easier to catch. ...