International Volunteer Day

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Samoa measles epidemic, Dozens die off Mauritania, Volunteer Day and Zambia’s food troubles

A recap of Thursday’s top stories: Dozens of migrants drowned off Mauritanian coast; measles grip Samoa as social media campaigns spread misinformation worldwide; UN chief on lifting landlocked countries from poverty; Guterres lauds volunteer spirit and millions face food insecurity in Zambia.

UN and Africa: UN volunteers, land policies for the “Africa we want” and space technology

Raising the profile of UN Volunteers in Sudan

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UN Daily News Programme 05 December 2017

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

In today’s programme: Somalia conference gives hope for secure future; and: Celebrating UN Volunteers in Sudan.

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Raising the profile of UN Volunteers in Sudan

Building roads, empowering young people and contributing to peace and development efforts: these are just some of the duties performed by more than 200 international and local volunteers working with the UN in Sudan.

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