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||Refugees "traumatized" by horrors in CAR||Refugees arriving in Eastern Cameroon after fleeing violence in the Central African Republic have been traumatized by horrific experiences according to the UN refugee agency (UNHCR). Many have witnessed killings and lost members of their family. Eighty per cent of the people who have recently arrived in Cameroon are also suffering from conditions such as [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Countries urged to look at gender equality challenges ahead of 2015 MDG deadline||The international community is being asked to look at what can be done to improve gender equality and women's rights ahead of the 2015 deadline for the Millennium Development Goals. The MDGs are a set of internationally agreed targets to halve world poverty and include specific targets on equality and the empowerment of women as [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||UN Daily News 14 March 2014||News and features from United Nations Radio.||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||UN Chief warns of "dangerous downward spiral" in Ukraine||The UN Secretary-General has warned of a downward spiral in the Ukraine conflict if all the parties concerned continue to harden their positions and sharpen their rhetoric. In a briefing to the press, Mr. Ban Ki-moon urged the parties to avoid provocation and any hasty decisions in the coming days. He encouraged them to engage [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Navi Pillay becomes first UN rights chief to visit Nigeria||Widespread poverty and an increasingly brutal conflict in the north-east of Nigeria are just some of the daunting challenges the West African country is currently facing. That's according to a statement released by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay is on a four-day [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Syrians enter fourth year of conflict and suffering||The conflict in Syria is entering its fourth year with no sign of an end to the suffering it is inflicting on Syrians within and outside the country. More than 100,000 people have been killed in the conflict which has also left over 9 million others in urgent need of humanitarian assistance within the country. [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Another "blood-soaked" milestone for people of Syria deplores UN Chief||The people of Syria have crossed another "blood-soaked" milestone, said the Secretary-General as he marked the country's fourth year into the conflict. Ban Ki-moon was briefing reporters following a General Assembly meeting, which was also attended by Joint Special Representative of the UN and the League of Arab States for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi. He made [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Burundi "cannot afford" to miss opportunity for fair elections in 2015: Ban||The UN Secretary-General has warned Burundi's authorities that the country "cannot afford" to miss an opportunity to consolidate its democratic gains. Burundi is recovering from decades of ethnic war and is scheduled to hold elections in 2015. In a statement issued by his Spokesperson, Mr. Ban Ki-moon deplored the growing restrictions on the freedom of [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Human rights violations continue in Iran despite official pledges for reform||The new Iranian government is yet to live up to its pledges to strengthen and promote the respect for human rights, according to a report tabled before the UN Human Rights Council. The report cites widespread human rights violations including discrimination, the right to life, a clamp down on the enjoyment of the freedom of [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||UN human rights team deployed to Ukraine to monitor violations||The United Nations is deploying a human rights monitoring team throughout Ukraine to help establish the facts surrounding human rights violations, including in Crimea, and de-escalate tensions in the country. UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Šimonović who is currently in Ukraine says there was a need to have an objective and independent establishment [...]||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
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