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Women And The Colombia Peace Accord

United Nations - Women played a central role in Colombia’s recent peace accord. In a historic first for the country, women’s rights were placed at the heart of the agreement 21st Century: Episode #123 Script: http:...

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Restoring Peace In Central African Republic

United Nations - For decades, the Central African Republic has been plagued by instability and conflict. But in the small Western town of Bouar, ex-combatants are handing over their weapons in favour of working on com...

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Running For Peace in Congo

United Nations - A refugee, who fled the Democratic Republic of Congo for the United States, discovered he had a talent for running. Now he’s running for peace in both countries. 21st Century: Episode #124 Script: h...

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Facing Daily Danger in Mali: A Peacekeeper’s tale

United Nations - Across the world’s trouble-spots, Mali is one of the most dangerous places to be a United Nations peacekeeper. We join a young soldier on his daily patrols – the question he faces is always – will he ...

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Colombia: Rebuilding A War-Torn Community

United Nations - The Colombian government, together with UNOPS, the United Nations Office for Project Services, has embarked on an ambitious project to improve homes in El Salado in Northern Colombia. In 2000, this vi...

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Famine Response In South Sudan

United Nations - According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), one million people are on the brink of famine in South Sudan due to insecurity and lack of humanitarian access. Humani...

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Seychelles – Coral Crusaders

United Nations - Surrounded by over a million square kilometres of Indian Ocean, the people of the Seychelles depend on the sea for everything. But climate change is threatening their future. Now they are fighting fo...

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Plastic Ocean

United Nations - Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever. Our stor...

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Northeast Nigeria: Extremism and the Struggle to Rebuild

[21st Century, Episode 129] In north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, eight years into the insurgency by extremist group Boko Haram, the humanitarian crisis is one of the most severe in the world today. 8.5...

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Central African Republic: Re-Opening The Bridge of Death

United Nations - In the midst of violent conflict in Central African Republic, youths from opposing sides come together for the future of the country’s children. 21st Century: Episode #125 Script: http://www.un.org/...

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