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PODCAST: Top UN official in Ukraine reflects on a year of war and suffering

PODCAST: Top UN official in Ukraine reflects on a year of war and suffering

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It’s been a year since Russian forces invaded neighbouring Ukraine, the beginning of a conflict that led to the displacement of more than 14 million Ukrainians, and around 40 per cent of the population in need of humanitarian aid.

Several months into the fighting, Denise Brown took up her position as Resident Coordinator, the most senior UN official in Ukraine. She told Conor Lennon from UN News that, despite the huge challenges faced by the Ukrainian people, their defining feature has been their courage, and their determination.

Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa

Audio Credit
UN News/ Conor Lennon
Audio Duration
12'34"
Photo Credit
UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe