United Nations Web TV - 21st Century Programme Copyright 2013-14 Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:29:56 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Mexico: African Migrants http://webtv.un.org/watch/mexico-african-migrants-/5341473046001 Mexico has long been a haven for poor migrants from Latin America. But this is a story about an unexpected group of people who have travelled much farther in search of a place to call home. video5341473046001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:43:09 -0500 5341473046001 463125 Mexico has long been a haven for poor migrants from Latin America. But this is a story about an unexpected group of people who have travelled much farther in search of a place to call home. This is where their journey into Mexico begins.... 21st Century: Episode #66 South Africa: Coal’s lethal legacy http://webtv.un.org/watch/south-africa-coal’s-lethal-legacy-/5341518383001 The world is becoming desperately short of fresh water, threatening our very survival. In South Africa, the country's water supply is at risk as the nation's energy needs grow. video5341518383001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:00:41 -0500 5341518383001 673707 The world is becoming desperately short of fresh water, threatening our very survival. In South Africa, the country's water supply is at risk as the nation's energy needs grow. Can this be turned around before it's too late? Here's our story. 21st Century: Episode #66 Saving Womens Rights in Iraq http://webtv.un.org/watch/saving-womens-rights-in-iraq-/5341480474001 Iraq's elections have helped move it towards democracy, but the on-going violence, extremism and chaos still threaten the nation's most vulnerable citizens: women and children. video5341480474001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:52:00 -0500 5341480474001 541547 Iraq's elections have helped move it towards democracy, but the on-going violence, extremism and chaos still threaten the nation's most vulnerable citizens: women and children. Amid this turmoil, many courageous Iraqis are striving to protect their human rights. 21st Century: Episode #65 Russia: A New Vision for Russia http://webtv.un.org/watch/russia-a-new-vision-for-russia/5341495715001 If you can't get on a train or enter a building because you are disabled it isn't just an inconvenience -- it's a denial of a human right. video5341495715001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:41:08 -0500 5341495715001 870250 If you can't get on a train or enter a building because you are disabled it isn't just an inconvenience -- it's a denial of a human right. Today we meet two activists in Moscow whose own disabilities have made them all the more determined to bring about change. 21st Century: Episode #65 Trinidad: An Eco-System at Risk http://webtv.un.org/watch/trinidad-an-eco-system-at-risk/5341467461001 For about a third of the global population, fish is a staple part of their diet. video5341467461001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:35:48 -0500 5341467461001 454378 For about a third of the world population, fish is a staple part of their diet. And millions of people depend on fishing for their livelihood. But the world's oceans are being stripped of stock at alarming rates, and threatening the future of many and putting the ocean's delicate ecosystem at risk . We travel to the waters of the Caribbean where the danger is very real. 21st Century: Episode #64 Republic of Congo: The Fight Against Cholera http://webtv.un.org/watch/republic-of-congo-the-fight-against-cholera/5341495738001 The disease is carried by the source of life -- water -- but it can lead to death within hours. video5341495738001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:28:23 -0500 5341495738001 205460 The disease is carried by the source of life -- water -- but it can lead to death within hours. Cholera recently swept through the Republic of the Congo in central Africa with deadly effect -- but now efforts are under way to protect the country's most vulnerable people. 21st Century: Episode #66 Gabon – Elephant Man http://webtv.un.org/watch/gabon-–-elephant-man/5341451437001 For elephants, last year was one of the worst ever recorded. They're being slaughtered for their ivory at record rates, African elephants are increasingly the targets of global criminal trafficking networks. video5341451437001 Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:15:39 -0500 5341451437001 940032 For elephants, last year was one of the worst ever recorded. They're being slaughtered for their ivory at record rates, African elephants are increasingly the targets of global criminal trafficking networks. We travel to Central Africa to the frontline of the fight to save these creatures and meet one man who's dedicating his life to their protection. 21st Century: Episode #64 SECURITE ROUTIERE – TUEUR MONDIAL http://webtv.un.org/watch/securite-routiere-–-tueur-mondial/5331569294001 Dans cet épisode de 21ème siècle, nous nous intéressons à une épidémie mondiale : Chaque année, 1 250 000 personnes meurent sur les routes. Nous savons comment réduire ce nombre, mais le ferons-nous ? 21eme Siecle: Episode #60 video5331569294001 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:08:41 -0500 5331569294001 1408298 Women And The Colombia Peace Accord http://webtv.un.org/watch/women-and-the-colombia-peace-accord/5330262449001 Women played a central role in Colombia’s recent peace accord. In a historic first for the country, women’s rights were placed at the heart of the agreement 21st Century: Episode #123 video5330262449001 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:03:18 -0500 5330262449001 346240 Georgia: Pedestrian Power In Georgia http://webtv.un.org/watch/georgia-pedestrian-power-in-georgia-/5330288546001 In most of the world, road traffic has increased massively in recent years - but protections for pedestrians don’t always keep pace. In the Republic of Georgia, a new campaign is focusing on pedestrian power. video5330288546001 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:01:03 -0500 5330288546001 513300 In most of the world, road traffic has increased massively in recent years - but protections for pedestrians don’t always keep pace. In the Republic of Georgia, a new campaign is focusing on pedestrian power. 21st Century: Episode #123