United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:00:35 -0400 http://webtv.un.org UN: 'Inclusive, equitable and quality education' crucial to achieving sustainable development http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-inclusive-equitable-and-quality-education-crucial-to-achieving-sustainable-development/5486236687001 At a General Assembly high-level event, top UN officials called for greater efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 and ensure inclusive, quality and equitable education for all children, youth and adults throughout their lives. video5486236687001 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 17:42:49 -0400 5486236687001 85780 At a General Assembly high-level event, top UN officials called for greater efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 4 and ensure inclusive, quality and equitable education for all children, youth and adults throughout their lives. UNICEF: Investments in poor children save more lives per dollar spent http://webtv.un.org/watch/unicef-investments-in-poor-children-save-more-lives-per-dollar-spent-/5485836402001 Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides value for money, says a new UNICEF study. video5485836402001 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:42:47 -0400 5485836402001 51050 Investing in the health and survival of the most deprived children and communities provides more value for money than investing in less deprived groups, saving almost twice as many lives for every $1 million spent, according to a new study by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Rallying youth for a nuclear-weapon-free world http://webtv.un.org/watch/rallying-youth-for-a-nuclear-weapon-free-world/5484767884001 The head of a UN partner organization said youth can contribute to achieving a world free of nuclear weapons. video5484767884001 Tue, 27 Jun 2017 13:42:15 -0400 5484767884001 78762 Scientists and technical experts from all over the world are meeting in Vienna, Austria, at a conference convened by the UN partner organization working to establish a verification regime to monitor global compliance with the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty. Speaking to UN News, the head of the organization highlighted the importance of youth involvement in the science and policy-making towards a nuclear-weapon-free world. UN envoy - concerted efforts underway to deliver 'stability and certainty' to Afghanistan http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-envoy-concerted-efforts-underway-to-deliver-stability-and-certainty-to-afghanistan/5481637095001 The UN envoy for Afghanistan re-affirmed the UN’s commitment to help bring "stability and certainty" to the country. One of the UN's main tasks will be to support the country's parliamentary elections, set to take place in July 2018. video5481637095001 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:35:52 -0400 5481637095001 117312 In a recent interview, UN envoy for Afghanistan Tadamichi Yamamoto re-affirmed the world body's commitment to help bring "stability and certainty" to the country. One of the UN's main tasks will be to support the country's parliamentary elections, which are scheduled for July next year. The Week in Review - 23 June 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-in-review-23-june-2017/5481637079001 Top stories from UN News this week, featuring the Secretary-General's visit to Uganda, the Security Council's visit to Haiti and the UN's latest report on the world's population. video5481637079001 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:57:45 -0400 5481637079001 84693 Top stories from UN News this week, featuring the Secretary-General's visit to Uganda, the Security Council's visit to Haiti and the UN's latest report on the world's population. Security Council stresses full support to Government and people of Haiti http://webtv.un.org/watch/security-council-stresses-full-support-to-government-and-people-of-haiti-/5481060252001 During the Security Council's visit to Haiti, its President for June, Ambassador Sacha Llorenti of Bolivia, outlined the challenges facing the country. He also stressed the Council's full support to the Government and people of Haiti. video5481060252001 Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:10:57 -0400 5481060252001 49152 Speaking to reporters in Haiti, the President of the UN Security Council for June, Ambassador Sacha Llorenti of Bolivia, outlined the challenges facing the country. He also stressed the Council's full support to the Government and people of Haiti. The Council delegation is in Haiti from 22-24 June 2017. UN chief meets with South Sudanese refugees in Uganda http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-chief-meets-with-south-sudanese-refugees-in-uganda/5480207609001 Meeting with South Sudanese refugees in Uganda’s Imvepi camp, UN chief António Guterres commended the generosity of the Ugandan Government and its people, and called for an end to the conflict in South Sudan. video5480207609001 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 18:49:00 -0400 5480207609001 48747 On his visit to Uganda, Secretary-General António Guterres visited the Imvepi camp, which hosts some 120,000 refugees, mostly from conflict-torn South Sudan. The UN chief commended the generosity of the Ugandan Government and its people, and called for an end to the conflict in South Sudan. Uganda - host to over one million refugees http://webtv.un.org/watch/uganda-host-to-over-one-million-refugees/5480207586001 Hundreds of South Sudanese flee to Uganda every day due to violence. With over one million refugees, Uganda is one of the world's largest host countries. video5480207586001 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:19:11 -0400 5480207586001 118655 Fleeing violence in their country, hundreds of refugees from South Sudan cross into Uganda every day. They are among the 120,000 refugees sheltered in Uganda's Imvepi refugee camp, which was set up in February this year. Iraqi children trapped in increasing poverty and violence due to conflict http://webtv.un.org/watch/iraqi-children-trapped-in-increasing-poverty-and-violence-due-to-conflict/5480207583001 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said three years of intensified violence in the country has left Iraqi children trapped in an endless cycle of violence and increasing poverty.  video5480207583001 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:22:54 -0400 5480207583001 69140 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said more than five million children in Iraq are in need of humanitarian assistance, with one out of every four children coming from a poor household. UNICEF appealed to the warring parties to immediately end the conflict for the sake of Iraqi children.  Highlights - International Day of Yoga 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/highlights-international-day-of-yoga-2017/5479403355001 The theme for the 2017 celebration, organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, is 'Yoga for Health.' The theme highlights the fact that yoga can contribute in a holistic way to achieving an equilibrium between mind and body. video5479403355001 Wed, 21 Jun 2017 19:17:26 -0400 5479403355001 137472 The theme for the 2017 celebration, organized by the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, is 'Yoga for Health.' The theme highlights the fact that yoga can contribute in a holistic way to achieving an equilibrium between mind and body. The organizers believe that this approach to health and well-being can make a direct and useful contribution to humankind's quest to achieve sustainable development and move towards lifestyles that are in harmony with nature.