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Podcast: UN “will save the world”: still passionate for peace at 90

He was one of the UN’s very first staff members, and 72 years on, Robert Kaminker is still advocating for peace and the power of the organization to ultimately “save the world”.

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No stone left unturned to ensure budget benefits the world community: UN official

The United Nations General Assembly on Sunday approved a $5.4 billion budget for the Organization for the biennium 2018-2019.

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News in Brief 23 October 2017 (AM)

UN and AU underline commitment to Kenya ahead of elections

Political leaders in Kenya and their supporters are being urged to create conditions that will allow for peaceful elections later this week.

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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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UN Daily News Programme 12 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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Parental leave is smart for the economy and helps change minds

Unequal pay and lack of paid parental leave holds women back in the world of work.

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Fashion designer Elie Tahari brings new look to UN tour guides

UN tour guides are enjoying a stylish new look this month, care of New York-based fashion designer, Elie Tahari.

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UN Daily News Programme 05 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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UN Gender Focus: Rohingya women, protection of women in South Sudan and space technology

Rohingya women have  “lived through real horrors:”  UNFPA

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UN Daily News Programme 02 October 2017

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

In today’s programme: UN migration chief pleads for humanitarian access to save lives in Yemen; and how space technology speeds up sustainable development.

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