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Nepal: Adapting to Climate Change


Nepal has been hard hit by climate change. Rural farmers are the worst affected. Many of them, like Laxmi Sunar, cope by reducing their food intake and migrating. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is supp...

Seychelles: Women at the Forefront of Conservation


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?


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


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. ...

How Does The UN Work?


Why Is Global Security Decided By 5 Countries? Subscribe! Created in 1945 after WWII, the UN is divided into six main parts which include the General Assembly and the...

Urban Farming: Growing Food in NYC


United Nations - Around 15 percent of the world’s food is now grown in urban areas, nourishing communities and highlighting the importance of agricultural development. Here’s how urban farming is taking off in New Yor...

The King of Cans – a story for Earth Day, 22 April


United Nations - In New York City, there are more than 5,000 “canners” who contribute significantly to recycling. Meet their monarch. Mother Earth Day UN Stories: The King of Cans - a story for Earth Day, 22 April

UNDP Panda Ambassadors for SDGs


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...

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


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


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


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...

Somalia: Drought Crisis


United Nations - Some 6.7 million people – more than half of Somalia’s population – are in desperate need of humanitarian assistance due to a severe drought. Hundreds of thousands of people are internally displaced as...

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