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Togo: Lighting up the land

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In today's fast-paced modern world, the idea of turning off the power, even for a moment, may seem a welcome relief for some. We travel to Togo in West Africa where living without electricity is a harsh reality for mo...

United Nations TV – Unearthing the Past

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The search for justice following Guatemala's civil war has forensic anthropologists trying to identify individuals who disappeared many years ago.

Saving Noor: Women’s Rights in Iraq

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Iraq's elections have helped move it towards democracy, but the on-going violence, extremism and chaos still threaten the nation's most vulnerable citizens: women and children. Amid this turmoil, many courageous Iraqi...

United Nations TV – The Children Left Behind

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In Moldova, families are torn apart as parents emigrate to find work in nearby countries, leaving their children to grow up without them.

Roma: Breaking the Poverty Cycle

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The Roma, traditionally known as Gypsies around the world, have endured a life of exclusion and poverty. According to the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, ensuring access to sexual reproductive healthcare for Roma families...

Energy for the Pamir Mountains

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Inhabitants of Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains are pressured to overuse a highland shrub for firewood as imported fuel becomes too costly. A UN initiative is helping provide alternative energy sources and revive the sust...

United Nations TV – Crossing the Sahara

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In the windswept dunes of the Sahara, families have been torn apart by Africa's longest-running territorial conflict. Now they have the chance of a lifetime - to see each other once again after decades apart.

Haiti: Wooden Soldiers for Sale

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In Haiti, craftsmen are sculpting wooden UN soldiers at the Brazilian Military base. Located opposite MINUSTAH Headquarters, the place has been turned into a market selling perfectly handcrafted blue helmet soldiers. ...

United Nations TV – Bali’s Coral Reefs

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A journey through the "tropical forests of the ocean", home to 50,000 square kilometres of endangered coral reef.

Silent Shout: The “most deaf” rapper

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In high school, he was told that he couldn't hope to have a career as a musician. Because, he was deaf. But still, he dreamed of becoming a rap star and bringing his music ... and his message ...to the world. Join us ...

United Nations TV – Rwanda: Lessons from a Hero

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Put to the test, an ordinary man made an extraordinary choice - to risk his own life to save hundreds of others during the Rwandan genocide.