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‘I AM 70’ – Tom Hoffman

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United Nations - More than 11 million men, women and children were murdered between 1933 and 1945 in the Holocaust. Some six million of them were Jews. Mr. Tom Hoffman, a Holocaust survivor, remembers that tragic peri...

‘I AM 70’ : Usha Rai

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United Nations - Growing up as a woman in India and various parts of the world has its challenges. Influential figure, Usha Rai now in her 70th year, discusses how her family supported her dream to become a doctor ev...

A Bird Watcher’s Paradise

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United Nations - The Keoladeo National Park in Rajasthan, India is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Yet many of its population of over 300 species of birds are threatened by the effects of climate change. The combination...

A Day with Afghan Deminers

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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...

A New Vision for Russia

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United Nations, New York, Jun 2012 - Not being able to access a train or enter a building is not just an inconvenience- it's a denial of a human right. A blind activist in Moscow is determined to improve the lives of ...

Africa: Rehabilitating Victims of Torture

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United Nations, New York, December 2011 - Victims of torture across the continent of Africa are turning to the Africa Centre for the Prevention and Resolution of Conflict in Senegal to help them overcome the psycholog...

Akhtar’s Story

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United Nations, New York, 20 March 2013 - For more than four years, a young Afghan migrant, Akhtar Azimi, has travelled across continents to find a place to call home. He has been rejected for asylum in every country ...

Albania: Analyzing the Past with Nuclear Technology

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Scientists around world can use radiation to understand and preserve precious artifacts. Researchers at the Albanian National Museum of History are studying old portraits and metal objects using non-destructive method...

Albinism Awareness around the World

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Discrimination, violence and abuse of people with albinism is a major concern for all affected and society as a whole. On International Albinism Awareness Day in 2019, people with albinism came together to promote alb...

Argentina: Nuclear Solutions

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United Nations - Cancer is one of the leading causes of death in the 21st Century. In fact, Latin America and the Caribbean account for some 50% of all cancer deaths in the Americas. Now the International Atomic Ene...

Armenia: A Fruitful Partnership

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United Nations - When Meghri Cannery in Southern Armenia almost closed its doors five years ago due to aging equipment and its remote location, Director, Grigoryan Grisha struggled to find capital to save the business...

Bangladesh: Climate Change Threatens Livelihood

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Climate change continues to threaten food security in Bangladesh, one of the poorest countries in the world, where rising sea levels and seasonal storms worry farmers. Those living along the country's southern coast ...