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||Global cooperation urged at concert marking 70th anniversary at UN||The importance of global cooperation for peace to prevail was highlighted at a concert by the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra marking the UN's 70th anniversary. The concert in New York is one of many events being organized this year to mark the end of the Second World War in 1945 and the founding of the UN [...]||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||UN Daily News 02 September 2015||News and features from United Nations.||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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||UN work "more important than ever" 70 years after its founding||Seventy years after its founding, the work of the United Nations is "more important than ever," the UN Deputy Secretary-General said on Wednesday. Jan Eliasson was speaking during a ceremony dedicating a plaque at the Tree of Peace and Unity located at UN Headquarters in New York. The weeping cherry tree was planted in May [...]||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Men's involvement key to achieving gender equality||Women must partner with men to eliminate the cultural barriers to achieving gender equality, according to Fiji's first woman Speaker of Parliament. Jiko Luveni said gender parity must be presented to men in a "palatable" way in societies where traditional roles for women are deeply entrenched. Ms Luveni is at UN Headquarters in New York [...]||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 02 September 2015 (AM)||A call to protect journalists operating in ISIS-controlled areas of Iraq The killing, intimidation and harassment of journalists in areas of Iraq under the control of the terrorist group ISIS is testament to the life-threatening risks these professionals face. That statement comes from two senior UN officials in the country who have expressed "deep concern" [...]||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Hepatitis summit begins "wake-up call" on killer disease||A new summit on hepatitis that's been billed as a global "wake-up call" has begun in a bid to tackle the more than 1.4 million lives lost to the disease every year, UN health experts said Wednesday. More than 60 countries are taking part in the World Hepatitis Summit in Glasgow, Scotland. It's the first [...]||9/2/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Students in China asking: "How should we really treat each other?"||Peer education and social media strategies to prevent violence against women and girls are being adopted in China by the UN agency that deals with gender issues, UN Women. In line with the agency's HeForShe campaign, the "Peer Leadership for Healthy Relationships Programme" is being implemented at the Beijing Royal School. Young boys have been [...]||9/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||News in Brief 01 September 2015 (PM)||UN affirms solidarity following deadly attack on AU troops in Somalia A deadly attack on African Union peacekeepers in Somalia has been strongly condemned by the UN representative in the country. At least 19 Ugandan peacekeepers serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) were killed on Tuesday when Al-Shabaab militants attacked their base [...]||9/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||New development agenda focuses on people and a healthy planet||People and a healthy planet will be at the centre of global development over the next 15 years, the UN Secretary-General said on Tuesday. Ban Ki-moon was speaking during a meeting of the UN General Assembly where the 2030 Development Agenda was handed over to world leaders. Heads of State and Government are expected to [...]||9/1/2015||Free||View In iTunes|
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