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UNcomplicated: Inside the UN’s big week

For this second episode of our new hit podcast from UN News, the UNcomplicators delve inside the biggest week of the year at UN Headquarters when world leaders come to town, and the key summits take place, that can shape policymaking for decades to come.

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UNcomplicating the UN: a new podcast is born over coffee in New York

This week, just in time for #UNGA74, UN News is launching a brand-new podcast which grew out of a conversation in a coffee shop, between our hosts, Sinduja Srinivasan, and Jason DeWall.

Introducing…UNcomplicated: our new UN News podcast

Welcome to the first edition of UNcomplicated, a new podcast from UN News, that grew out of a coffee shop conversation between UN staffer Sinduja Srinivasan and her friend Jason DeWall, who had never set foot inside UN Headquarters.

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Short survey: UN News wants to know what you think

UN News, your one-stop shop for all global and UN-related news, would like to hear from you through a short survey

Myanmar children facing “hell on earth”

A major alert has been issued for hundreds of thousands of Myanmar youngsters who’ve been forced to seek shelter in what’s been described as a “hell on earth” of makeshift camps in southern Bangladesh.

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News in Brief 17 October 2017 (AM)

UNHCR concerned about stranded Rohingya refugees

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UN Gender Focus: parental leave in Norway, space for women, women’s economic empowerment in Ghana

Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds

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UN and Africa: award-winning UN peacekeeper in Sudan, South Sudanese girls, and a report on poverty in the African countryside

Legal vacuum “an obstacle to advancing gender equality”: UN Peacekeeper

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UN Daily News Programme 11 October 2017

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

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Legal vacuum “an obstacle" to gender equality: Peacekeeper

An absence of laws is an “obstacle to advancing gender equality” because it doesn’t give women the support they need to report cases of gender based violence.

That was the reality confronting Assistant Inspector of Police Annah Chota when she got to Abyei, Sudan, to take up her post.

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