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||UN preparing to mount major relief effort in Nepal||A major relief effort in Nepal is being prepared by the United Nations, as reports of the devastation caused by an earthquake that struck the Kathmandu Valley are still incoming. The UN says hospitals area overcrowded and running short of emergency supplies. In a statement on Saturday, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said thoughts are with [...]||4/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New UN Special Envoy appointed for Yemen||A new Special Envoy for Yemen has been appointed by the UN Secretary-General to help find a political solution to the crisis. Fighting between government forces and Houthi rebels, as well as airstrikes launched by a coalition in support of the government, have impacted the entire country. Stephanie Coutrix reports. UN chief Ban Ki-moon announced [...]||4/25/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Weather information crucial for farmers in South Sudan||More than 90 per cent of agricultural and livestock production in South Sudan depends on rainfall, according to the UN. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is working to improve farmers' access to meteorological information to help them plan when to plant and when to harvest. FAO also says that early warning on climactic [...]||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Music industry composes itself for digital challenges to come||The digital revolution has created big challenges for the music industry which must adapt if it is to have a future, the UN has said. The warning from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) came at a round-table event featuring leading musicians, industry chiefs and consumer organisations at the agency's Geneva headquarters. WIPO spokesperson Catherine Jewell [...]||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 24 April 2015 (PM)||Final release of children from the Cobra Faction in South Sudan More than 280 children in South Sudan have been freed in the final release of children from the Cobra Faction armed group, according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF). This is the last of a series of releases that have taken place since January [...]||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Inter-religious cooperation can tackle extremism||Religious leaders from around the world agreed there is a need to strengthen inter-religious cooperation to tackle religious extremism. The spiritual chiefs attended a two-day forum in Fez, Morocco, to discuss their role in preventing incitement to violence and atrocities. It was organized in part by the UN office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility [...]||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Tripling of funding for maritime operations welcomed, questions remain||The European Union has tripled the funding for joint maritime operations following an emergency summit on migration, a move welcomed by the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Hundreds of people have died crossing the Mediterranean in recent days on unseaworthy boats operated by people smugglers, bringing the number of deaths this year alone to 1,700. [...]||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Religious leaders are central to preventing atrocity crimes||The role of religious leaders and faith-based organizations is central to prevent atrocity crimes. That was the main message shared by many participants at a two-day forum ending on Friday in Fez, Morocco, organized by the UN office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect. The objective of the meeting was to lay the [...]||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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||UN Daily News 24 April 2015||News and Features from United Nations Radio.||4/24/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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