UN Daily News Programme 23 November 2017

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

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Teaching students to be 'analytical thinkers' thanks to Anne Frank

More than 500 students came to UN Headquarters in New York this month to mark the 70th anniversary of the publication of the diary of Anne Frank and celebrate the “deep connection” they feel with the young

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Issue of violence against women has “always been relevant”

Creator of the multiple Emmy award-winning television series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Bruce Miller, hopes his show becomes “irrelevant very quickly.”

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TV actress faces her fears while spotlighting sexual exploitation

Just one of the ways actress Serinda Swan draws attention to the atrocities of sex trafficking is by jumping out of a plane.

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News in Brief 20 November 2017 (PM)

UN chief “horrified” by reports of alleged slavery of migrants in Libya

The UN Secretary-General is calling for an investigation into reports of alleged slavery of migrant workers in Libya.

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Prevention and timely diagnosis needed to combat under-40s cancer

There is urgent need for adequate measures to prevent cancer among people aged 20 to 39 years.

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News in Brief 03 November 2017 - Geneva (AM)

Statelessness affects millions of people and three in four belong to minority groups

At least 10 million people are stateless worldwide, and it’s a problem that affects individuals and society as a whole.

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Bahrain forum promotes entrepreneurship for SDGs

Bahrain is taking the lead in promoting entrepreneurship as a means to achieve global peace, prosperity and economic empowerment.

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News in Brief 30 October 2017 (AM)

Tuberculosis remains world’s “top infectious killer”: WHO

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Countries meet to ensure future of plant genetics

Representatives from 144 countries are meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, this week to ensure that future generations will have access to food and agricultural products that originate from plants.

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