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UN Daily News Programme 31 August 2017

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

Today we've a special holiday edition, featuring an extended interview with UN Humanitarian Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien, who's stepping down from his key role on Thursday.

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UN chief makes appeal for funding, and unity between Palestinians

UN chief António Guterres released emergency funds to help alleviate the suffering of people in Gaza on Wednesday, and appealed for unity between Palestinians.

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News in Brief 29 August 2017 (PM)

Prevention “the priority” for sustaining peace: deputy UN chief

Measures which prevent conflict should be the priority for all Member States and the UN as they try to build a more peaceful world.

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UN Daily News Programme 29 August 2017

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

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UN Daily News Programme 28 August 2017

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

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“It hurts” that humanitarian needs go unmet: UN relief chief

“It hurts” when the humanitarian response to a man-made crisis is insufficient to meet the needs of vulnerable people, says the UN relief chief in a wide-ranging interview ahead of leaving his post at the end of August.

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News in Brief 15 August 2017 (PM)

UNHCR relocating scores of Congolese refugees in Angola

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News in Brief 11 August (PM)

“Critical role” for young men and women in preventing conflict

There’s a “critical role” for young men and women to play in preventing war, and ensuring lasting peace.

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“Youth can make a change” says new UN Youth Envoy

Young people can really make a change today more than any time in history, the new UN Youth Envoy said ahead of International Youth Day observed every 12 August.

Jayathma Wickramanayake arrived in Iraq on Friday to mark the day with young peace-builders in the war-torn country.

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UN Daily News Programme 09 August 2017

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

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