General News

1.8 billion tourists set to travel world by 2030

An estimated 1.8 billion tourists are expected to be on the move by 2030 and this could be a “disaster” or a long-lasting “opportunity” for the planet.

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UN assisting response to the ‘significant’ impact of tropical storm Tembin

On 22 December, tropical storm Tembin,  known locally as “Vinta”, made landfall in southern Philippines and traversed a path of destruction as it swept through the region.

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UN Daily News Programme 25 December 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations presented by Matt Wells.

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UN Daily News Programme 22 December 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Matt Wells.

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UN Daily News Programme 21 December 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Vibhu Mishra.

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UN Daily News Programme 20 December 2017

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Despite progress, Somalia still needs support: UN refugee chief

The international community is being urged to continue supporting efforts to restore and rebuild Somalia.

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Security Council resolution extends life-saving aid to Syrians

Syria topped the agenda in the Security Council on Tuesday, where ambassadors heard briefings from the UN officials overseeing the political and humanitarian response to the ongoing conflict.

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UN Daily News Programme 19 December 2017

Listen to our daily bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, presented by Dianne Penn and Bronwen Cowley.

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“Growing risk” that Israel and Palestine will go their own way

There is a “growing risk” that Israel and Palestine will increasingly go their own way and abandon the so-called two-State solution which envisages both countries living side by side in peace.

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