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Humanitarian chief appeals for end to South Sudan conflict


Areas of South Sudan that were "beacons of hope" just a year ago are now mired in conflict or facing severe food insecurity, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Stephen O'Brien told journalists in New York…

10 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Report explores link between gold extracting and organized crime in Colombia


A new report is shedding light on the relationship between gold extracted from rivers and other waterways in Colombia and organized crime. It finds that about 60 per cent of alluvial gold exploitation…

10 Aug 2016 / Listen /
Concern over recent escalation in Yemen fighting Two million without water in Aleppo
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Three-hour daily ceasefire in Aleppo "not enough" to deliver aid

Aid convoy, Syria. File Photo: WFP/Basel Hassan

Three-hour daily pauses in the fighting around Aleppo are "not enough" to get life-saving aid in the Syrian city…

11 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Migrants in a "catch 22" when both entering and leaving are criminalized


In Bulgaria, refugees and migrants fleeing conflict and persecution all too often find themselves treated as criminals. That's according…

11 Aug 2016 / Listen /

"Permanent ceasefire" between Lebanon-Israel "best outcome"

Incoming Force Commander Major-General Michael Beary during his address at the hand-over ceremony held at UNIFIL headquarters in Naqoura, south Lebanon. July 19, 2016. Photo by Pasqual Gorriz (UN)

Moving towards a "permanent ceasefire" between Lebanon and Israel remains the "real challenge" facing the UN's Interim Force in…

11 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Sudanese government obliged to extend more rights to Darfuris


The Government of Sudan has an obligation to extend greater "economic, social and cultural rights" to the citizens of…

10 Aug 2016 / Listen /

Learning a language is the "most humanizing thing you can do"


Learning a new language is the "most humanizing thing you can do" for yourself. That's according to Rachel Ann…

10 Aug 2016 / Listen /

World should "embrace" new UN draft agreement on refugees


The world should "embrace" a new draft agreement on refugees and migrants that will commit countries to take more…

9 Aug 2016 / Listen /
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People in Houses

Princess Grace of Monaco stars in this drama about the life of refugees in Europe.   Duration: 28’46″…

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Life Begins at Ten


American actors Doris Day and Gregory Peck join Eleanor Roosevelt to raise awareness on the life of refugees in Europe. Duration: 14’21″…

24 Dec 2015 / Listen /
Declaration of Human Rights by Eleanor Roosevelt

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