World Radio Day 2017

Haiti radio drama teaches people how to stay alive during disasters

A popular UN-backed radio drama series is teaching people in Haiti how to stay alive when disasters hit, the producer of the show, Christina Guerin, has said.

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Radio is “tool to enact change”: South Sudan reporter

Radio can be used as a tool to enact great change, according to a journalist working with the United Nations radio station in South Sudan (UNMISS).

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"From Zika to landmines, radio is a life-saver"

Helping to protect people affected by conflict or disease is a key role for radio around the world.

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In times of conflict, radio unveils realities on the ground

In times of conflict, radio unveils the realities of what is happening on the ground, according to the head radio at the UN-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).

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Access to information is needed to “escape marginalization”: Blind Union

“Information is power” but people with vision impairments simply have no access to the vast majority of what’s written down.

That’s according to Fredric Schroeder, the president of the World Blind Union, an international organization that has consultancy status with the United Nations.

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“The voice of civilian Syria” speaks out for World Radio Day

Daily broadcasts from a network based in Paris known as Radio Rozana provide Syrian civilians with a vital voice they can trust at home, and abroad.

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