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||UN AND AFRICA: Warning signs of genocide in CAR||• The warning signs of a possible genocide in the Central African Republic are increasingly evident according to a senior United Nations official. The official says the sign include hate speech using animal names to describe people. He stressed the need for the international community to act now to prevent genocide in the country. Somali [...]||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ukraine wants negotiations with Russia, not military aggression||The Prime Minister of Ukraine has said it is still possible to resolve the conflict in his country in a peaceful manner. Russia deployed troops in the disputed region of Crimea after its Parliament voted to join the Russian Federation. Arseniy Yatsenyuk told the Security Council on Thursday that if Ukraine could have what he [...]||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Diplomatic efforts to diffuse Ukraine crisis continuing at UN||Diplomatic efforts are continuing at the United Nations to ease tensions in the Ukrainian region of Crimea. Members of the Security Council are considering tabling a resolution on the upcoming referendum in Crimea, a referendum which could lead to the secession of Crimea from Ukraine to Russia. The resolution would urge respect for Ukraine’s sovereignty, [...]||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||"Balanced approach" urged in combating illicit drugs||A balanced approach is needed to combat the global trade in illicit drugs according to two senior United Nations officials. They spoke in the Austrian capital, Vienna where senior government officials and members of civil society have gathered to share ideas on countering the $320 billion a year global drugs trade. Among the issues being [...]||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||UN Daily News 13 February 2014||News and features from United Nations Radio.||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Hopes for third round of Syria peace talks||A third round of peace talks in Geneva to stop the three-year civil war in Syria has been proposed to the UN Security Council. Over 100,000 people have been killed in the conflict which has pitted the government against rebel forces. Speaking after briefing the Council, the United Nations and Arab League special envoy for [...]||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||US and China set new patent filing record in 2013||A new record for the number of international patent applications filed in 2013 has been set by the United States of America (US) and China according to a new report by the UN intellectual property agency. International trademark and industrial design filings have also achieved new record-breaking levels. For the first time, the total number [...]||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Latin America and the Caribbean improve management of chemicals||Many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have taken steps towards the sound management of chemicals and waste—an improvement acknowledged by the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP). Achim Steiner highlighted the efforts in Los Pasos, Mexico, at a forum of Ministers of the Environment of the region. On another positive note, [...]||3/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
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