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||Women face cultural and safety barriers in entering the digital economy||Women are more reluctant to engage in the digital economy because of cultural and safety barriers, coupled with a lack of technical skills. That's according to Barbara Wanner, Vice President for information, communications and technology (ICT) at the United States Council for International Business. She's been attending the Internet Governance Forum in Mexico, organized by [...]||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||The world must be serious about saying "never again" to genocide||People everywhere must be serious about saying "never again" to genocide, the UN deputy chief has warned. Jan Eliasson shared this message on the second International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of Victims of the Crime of Genocide and of the Prevention of this Crime. It's been set aside as a day to pay tribute [...]||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||UN Daily News Programme 09 December 2016||Listen to a bulletin of news and features from United Nations Radio, with Matthew Wells and Jocelyne Sambira. Today: Concern deepens over North Korea's human rights abuses against its own people. And, on International Anti-Corruption Day, we'll hear why corruption is likely to remain an on-going problem for "generations to come".||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||"Concern has only deepened" over "appalling" rights violations in DPRK||"Concern has only deepened" over "appalling" human rights violations carried out by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, DPRK, against its own people, the UN Security Council heard on Friday. That was the message from Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, briefing the Council, which was divided over whether the issue should even be [...]||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||News in Brief 9 December 2016 (AM) – Geneva||Aid access to Myanmar ruled out amid ongoing violence In Myanmar, violence is ongoing in Rakhine state and thousands of people have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh, the UN said on Friday. The information comes from the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR; it cited reports that some of the state's Muslim minority have been raped and killed, [...]||12/9/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Corruption "steals" from everyone in society||Corruption "steals" from everyone in society according to a representative from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The agency's Jason Reichelt said that corruption came in many forms including fraud, bribery, and theft from private or public institutions, depriving governments of valuable development funding. According to the World Bank, about $1 trillion is [...]||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Over 500 million children live in conflict or disaster-stricken countries||More than half a billion children live in countries affected by conflict or disaster, without access to medical care, quality education, proper food and protection. New figures, released by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF), also show that 50 million of those children have been uprooted and driven from their homes. Jocelyne Sambira has more. On [...]||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||News in Brief 08 December 2016 (PM)||Restaurant in Vienna hires refugees to promote integration Refugees can be a "good mix" with local communities in Austria because they bring new culture, religious perspective and potential, the UN chief said on Thursday. Ban Ki-moon made the remarks while visiting the "Habibi and Hawara" restaurant in the capital Vienna, where he had lunch and [...]||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||246 million children are victims of school-related violence||An estimated 246 million girls and boys worldwide are subject to school-related violence every year, according to latest figures from UN Women and the UN Educational, and Cultural Organization, UNESCO. The forms of violence children experience range from classroom bullying through to sexual violence and exploitation. According to UN Women Knowledge Management Specialist, Philippe Lust-Bianchi, [...]||12/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Harsh winter increases humanitarian needs in Eastern Ukraine||The humanitarian needs of displaced people in Eastern Ukraine are increasing this winter, contrary to the expectations of the UN's Refugee agency (UNHCR) in the region. The conflict in Ukraine between government forces and separatist rebels in the east, along the border with Russia, began in 2014 and is still ongoing, displacing more than a [...]||12/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
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