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“2021 is a make-or-break year for collective action against the climate emergency” – UN Chief

" (...) Much more needs to be done to address the specific risks the climate crisis poses to peace and security. I see four priority areas. First, we need a greater focus on prevention through strong, ambitious climat...

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A Day in the Life of Afghan Deminers

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. Produ...

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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...

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A Pandemic Treaty to Make the World Safer

The World Health Organization (WHO) chief hailed support for an international pandemic treaty to shield the world from future health crises. Twenty-five heads of government and international agencies have endorsed th...

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

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...

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Argentina: Empowering the Blind and Visually Impaired

Pablo Lecuona, a blind activist in Argentina, is on a journey to help his government implement the Marrakesh Treaty to enable more blind and visually impaired people to access a greater number of books and other print...

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Central African Republic: Female Tech Pioneer

Fatima Khamis is an extraordinary woman. After standing up to her family in her home country of Sudan to study computer engineering, she went to the Central African Republic where she joined the United Nations peaceke...

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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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CHINA: ARTISTS WITH DISABILITIES INSPIRE

This inspiring dance troupe from China is moving audiences worldwide. Their impressive performances convey a message of inclusion and empowerment for individuals with disabilities - and all people seeking hope. 21st...

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Climate Action for People and Planet

Delaying action on climate change will cost more lives and livelihoods. It is critical that all countries use the COVID-19 recovery to transition away from fossil fuels and toward a clean energy future.Delaying action...

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