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Georgia: Pedestrian Power

United Nations - In most of the world, road traffic has increased massively in recent years - but the protection of pedestrians doesn’t always keep pace. In Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, a new campaign is focusing ...

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Georgia: Pedestrian Power In Georgia

United Nations - In most of the world, road traffic has increased massively in recent years - but protections for pedestrians don’t always keep pace. In the Republic of Georgia, a new campaign is focusing on pedestria...

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Myanmar: Time for Change

United Nations - After almost 50 years of military rule, Myanmar, formerly known as Burma in Southeast Asia is witnessing sweeping change. In the first general elections after a change in government in 2011, Nobel La...

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Jail Debate: Armenia and Georgia

United Nations - In Armenia and Georgia, there’s growing opposition to long prison sentences. In Armenia, very few inmates are released on parole, with more than a quarter behind bars even though they have not been co...

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Rebuilding Haiti

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake of 2010, millions of Haitian lives were shattered, particularly those of young people. UNDEF is supporting projects around Haiti to boost the potential of the country's y...

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China: Women Leaders

United Nations, New York - Across rural China, more and more women are stepping out of their traditional roles and into positions of power. With the support of the United Nations Democracy Fund, UNDEF, a pilot project...

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Pakistan: Youth And Democracy

United Nations - In Pakistan, as terrorist attacks are on the rise, a young pop star, Abra Ul Haq, is concerned over the vulnerability of young people to violent extremism. He created a movement called the Youth Parli...

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Gabon: People in the Forest (Long version)

United Nations, New York, 27 December 2011 - For most of us, owning a passport or identity card is something we take for granted. But many people around the world have never been recognized as citizens of their own ...