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In Ukraine, UN Chief reflects on importance of civil society Afghanistan: deadly attack in Kabul Mosque Remembering Kofi Annan
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First UN chartered ship carrying wheat for Africa leaves Ukraine  UN envoy travels to Myanmar for the first time New UN climate chief appointed
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Okubani Market is located in northern Uganda’s Yumbe District, within the Bidibidi refugee settlement which, during the South Sudan civil war, was the largest settlement of its kind in the world. The market is a vital economic hub for refugees from South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as the host community, which suffered years of insecurity at the hands of the Lord’s Resistance Army. For the last of our mini-series recorded in northern Uganda, Conor Lennon from UN News visited Okubani, to see how the support of the local government and the UN is helping those living in the region to improve their livelihoods. Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa
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After two years of incredible gains, the prices of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have plunged in recent months; and more turbulence is likely, according to the UN trade and development agency, UNCTAD. In its latest podcast, the Geneva-based agency is talking about cryptocurrencies with economist Marina Zucker of UNCTAD’s debt and development finance branch. Are cryptocurrencies here to stay? Is it time for governments to regulate them? Tune in to hear Ms. Zucker spell out the risks and share her ideas about solutions.
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While the economic crisis has impacted numerous sectors across Sri Lanka, nutrition security has been particularly affected. According to recent UN data, 6.3 million people have been rendered food insecure, meaning that they cannot access a nutritious diet on a daily basis. The World Food Programme (WFP) in the country is working towards solutions to the current food crisis. UN News’s Anshu Sharma spoke to WFP’s Country Director, Abdur Rahim Siddiqui, and started by asking him about the economic impacts on people’s lives.
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Any attack on a nuclear plant is 'suicidal', warns UN chief Suitable workers conditions need during extreme heat in Iraq, ILO warns Amplify indigenous women’s voices – Guterres
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Hundreds of millions of people do not have access to electricity, seriously hampering their ability to improve their development prospects. In Arua, northern Uganda, where employment rates are low and poverty is high, the UN is supporting a company that is providing pay-as-you-go solar energy services, putting the benefits of electricity in reach of villagers who would otherwise never be able to afford it. In this, the third episode in our mini-series recorded in Uganda, Conor Lennon from UN News heads to Arua to see the impact that solar power is having on people’s lives. Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa
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Years of violent insecurity in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have left at least 5.6 million people there displaced.  There’s not enough funding to help all those in need, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has warned, adding that some have been forced to sleep out in the open, leaving them vulnerable to sexual abuse, which is widespread throughout the area.  In an interview with UN News’ Daniel Johnson, the agency’s Head of External Relations, Dominique Hyde, described the desperate scenes she saw for herself in Ituri province last week. 
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In Lumonga village, situated in a remote part of the West Nile region of northern Uganda, smallholder farmers have traditionally been cut off from the banking system, and been forced to rely on small savings and loans from their community to survive hard times. For the second episode in our Lid Is On mini-series recorded in northern Uganda, Conor Lennon from UN News went to Lumonga village, to see how digital technology is helping the farmers to get connected, and have a better chance of getting the finance they need to buy basic equipment, grow more crops, and sell more produce. Music: Within the Earth, Ketsa
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Jul 25th

Sam Reid

Thank you for bringing your best to work every single day..

Apr 27th

Alex De Marco

Nobody should have to go through this including the millions of civilians NATO has killed since its inception. The hypocrisy is so blinding it make people wonder if anyone paying attention is over 20 years old.

Apr 16th

Luis Robertson

Thanks for sharing amazing album.

Apr 15th

Elizabeth Burns

Slavery's legacy? You would think that slavery was no longer a part of the human present. Slavery is still widely practiced in the world at large. Its "legacy" is its resilience in the bloody present.

Apr 11th

Victoria Muchiri

Great content. Thank you for the information. I'd really love to transcribe your podcasts. People who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, non-native speakers, or suffer from auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder may have trouble following a fast conversation. Transcription provides an avenue for them to absorb everything you are putting out. My email is Thank you.

Aug 9th

Roger Williams

This was an amazing installment of UN News. It was deeply informative. Dr. Margaret Harris was amazing. Thank you!

Mar 28th

muffen jr

I don't believe the correct version of the episode was uploaded. this one seems to be the uncut version without additional audio added.

Jan 16th
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Sigler Jorge

is it something to celebrate the "use of wasted salmon"??? our ocean ecosystems are extremely exploited we need a moratorium not another company profiting from overfishing

Aug 19th
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we need more farmers create food, more food rescues in the communities saving food waste from food businesses who doesn't sell the packaged or vegetables the can reach out to food rescuers and local food pantries to donate what don't sell? more charities can reach out to help local food pantries too to donate possible thousands of pounds of food from local and etc food donors businesses/ etc please? thank you

Jul 20th

Gurpreet Pannu

oh my goodneuobpnns up

Jun 12th
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vishal singh

Very good podcast streaming and utterly informative

Sep 24th
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