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Ukraine: Televising Democracy

United Nations - In 2014 Ukraine’s government was ousted by protestors calling for greater transparency and less corruption. Since then armed conflict has killed ten thousand and displaced millions. The United Nations...

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Laos: Nutritious Entertainment

United Nations - Half the children in Laos are stunted and chronic under-nutrition is a major issue facing the country. To tackle this problem, the Lao government and the UN’s International Fund for Agricultural Devel...

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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

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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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Nelson Mandela: A Call to Action for Democracy, Peace and Prosperity for All

In October, 1994, President Nelson Mandela became the first leader of South Africa ever to address the United Nations General Assembly. He issued a ringing call for democracy, peace and prosperity to prevail everywhere.

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Mission For Peace

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

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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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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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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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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:...