General News

Poorer states look to power ahead through innovation

Energy is key to global development but the world’s poorest nations fare up to six times worse than their more industrialised counterparts when it comes to accessing the vital resource, the UN warned on Wednesday.

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UN Daily News Programme 21 November 2017

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“Collective responsibility” key to end migrant slavery

World leaders have a “collective responsibility” to stop human trafficking and modern slavery, the UN chief told members of the Security Council on Tuesday.

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UN Daily News Programme 20 November 2017

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UN Chief: Peace and security link key for Mediterranean region

Peace and security are inseparable from the advancement of social progress and human rights, the UN Secretary-General said on Friday.

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UN Daily News Programme 17 November 2017

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UN Daily News Programme 16 November 2017

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In today's programme:  UN General Assembly helping to carry climate action forward; and: Surviving terror, once the cameras move on: we hear from a woman from Norway.

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UN Daily News Programme 15 November 2017

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UN Daily News Programme 14 November 2017

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UN Daily News Programme 13 November 2017

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