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UN chief reaffirms international support to the Central African Republic

It is now time to end the violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) and consolidate democracy, the UN Secretary-General told the country’s legislators on Friday.

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“Multiple and grave violations” committed by Russia in Crimea

“Multiple and grave violations” of human rights have occurred across Crimea, since it was occupied by Russian forces in March 2014.

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UN Daily News Programme 25 July 2017

Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Jocelyne Sambira and Matt Wells.

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UN Messenger of Peace Malala inspires displaced girls in Iraq

Nobel laureate and UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai is urging world leaders to support the right of every child to go to school.

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UN Daily News Programme 20 July 2017

Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Dianne Penn and Matt Wells.

In today's programme: progress in the fight against HIV, but children still at risk; and: drought in North Korea is affecting food production.

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UN Daily News Programme 18 July 2017

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In today’s programme: Children “increasingly targeted” in CAR violence; and we hear how Arab States are faring in the global push to eliminate hunger and other challenges.

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News in Brief 11 July 2017 (AM)

UN honours memory of Srebrenica victims

The United Nations is this Tuesday remembering and honouring the thousands of men and boys slaughtered 22 years ago in the town of Srebrenica in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Balkan Wars.

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“Revitalized” partnership for Sustainable Development “is needed”

A revitalized global partnership to meet the challenges of implementing the ambitious 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is needed.

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UN Daily News Programme 10 July 2017

Listen to a bulletin of news and features from the United Nations, with Matt Wells and Dianne Penn.

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