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21st Century News Magazine Series – Trailer

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United Nations - 21st Century is an award-winning monthly newsmagazine programme produced by United Nations Television (UNTV). The programme puts a spotlight on some of the world’s forgotten stories, incorporating com...

Afghan Migrant Akhtar’s Story

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United Nations, New York - Migrating to another country in pursuit of safety and a better life has long been a way of coping with crisis; but for some, the quest can be tortuous and seemingly without end. For more th...

Bangladesh: Small Fish, Big Gains

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United Nations - In a country where over 20 million people are estimated to be deficient in essential vitamins and minerals, eating small nutrient-rich fish can make a vital difference. An IFAD-supported project is b...

Brazil: Taking the fight to the drug lords

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United Nations, New York, July 2009 - Brazil is the second largest market for cocaine in the Americas and a major transit country for illegal drugs heading for Europe. The drugs bring with them a tide of violence and ...

Brazil: The Water and Waste Warrior

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United Nations, April 2014 - Clean water for drinking, cooking and washing is beyond the reach of hundreds of millions -- and about a third of the world's population don't have access to good sanitation. But the she...

Haiti: Youth — A Nation’s Hope

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United Nations, April 2014 - The Caribbean Island of Haiti has struggled for decades with poverty and political instability. The devastating earthquake of 2010 made the task of rebuilding the country even harder. Tod...

India: Disappearing daughters

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United Nations, New York, July 2009 - An epidemic is wiping out India's daughters. It's not a disease or famine - it's parents deciding not to have baby girls. This disturbing trend is not new but modern science is en...

Iraqis seek shelter at border camp

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United Nations - A once empty Syrian border transit point has rapidly become home to more than 11,000 Iraqis. Now named the Badjet Kandela camp, UNHCR is reconfiguring the site and offering aid to meet the needs of ...

Nicaragua: Acting against violence

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United Nations - The sad truth about violence against women is that it’s not just the emotional and physical suffering that destroys lives. The ability of millions of women around the world to participate as equals in...

Northeast Nigeria: Extremism and the Struggle to Rebuild

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[21st Century, Episode 129] In north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, eight years into the insurgency by extremist group Boko Haram, the humanitarian crisis is one of the most severe in the world today. 8.5...

Pakistan: Internally displaced struggle in makeshift camps

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United Nations - Many Pakistanis are fleeing their homes to escape military strikes. Thousands seek shelter in schools, which lack basic necessities leading to high risks of illnesses. UNICEF and the World Health Or...

Refugees and Migrants: Far from Home (trailer)

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