United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 02:17:11 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Nuclear disarmament: UN underscores urgent need for breakthrough http://webtv.un.org/watch/nuclear-disarmament-un-underscores-urgent-need-for-breakthrough/5374606947001 The need to realise the world's nuclear disarmament goal has become "all the more urgent," said the UN, at the start of a conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. video5374606947001 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:06:10 -0400 5374606947001 72170 The need to for the world to reach complete nuclear disarmament has become "all the more urgent," the UN has said, at the start of a conference to negotiate a legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons. Addressing the conference on behalf of UN Secretary-General António Guterres, UN disarmament affairs chief Kim Won-soo warned that against the global backdrop of rising international tension and renewed arms competition, humanity's shared goal of a safer and more secure world is at stake. In addition to strengthening international norms against nuclear weapons, Mr. Kim also emphasised the need to transform the vision of disarmament into a new paradigm for sustainable security. Yemeni conflict, two years on: Humanitarian situation dire; children bearing the brunt http://webtv.un.org/watch/yemeni-conflict-two-years-on-humanitarian-situation-dire-children-bearing-the-brunt/5374606944001 After two years of a brutal conflict in Yemen, children continue to pay the highest price, according to the UNICEF. video5374606944001 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:50:42 -0400 5374606944001 46507 After two years of a brutal conflict in Yemen, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says nearly 19 million Yemenis are in need of humanitarian aid. Children continue to pay the highest price, according to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The Week in Review - 24 March 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-in-review-24-march-2017/5371590794001 Top stories from UN News, during the week of 20 - 24 March 2017, featuring: fighting against climate change; preserving water resources, and human development for everyone. video5371590794001 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:42:00 -0400 5371590794001 83818 Top stories from UN News, during the week of 20 - 24 March 2017, featuring: fighting against climate change; preserving water resources, and human development for everyone. Au programme à l’ONU - Semaine du 27 mars 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/au-programme-à-l’onu-semaine-du-27-mars-2017-/5371590793001 Les événements à I'ONU qu'il faut retenir. video5371590793001 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:00:40 -0400 5371590793001 77043 The Week Ahead - starting 27 March 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-ahead-starting-27-march-2017/5371590782001 Highlights of the UN events during the week of 27 March 2017, including a UN conference on prohibiting nuclear weapons, Secretary-General's travel to Jordan, and Security Council consultation on the Middle East etc. video5371590782001 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:05:01 -0400 5371590782001 81037 Sexual exploitation and abuse problem not new; not unique to the UN - Jane Holl Lute http://webtv.un.org/watch/sexual-exploitation-and-abuse-problem-not-new-not-unique-to-the-un-jane-holl-lute/5370942841001 "We need to begin by thinking through how we can become a global example of a standards-based organisational best practice," Jane Holl Lute, Special Coordinator on improving United Nations response to sexual exploitation and abuse tells UN News. video5370942841001 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:12:16 -0400 5370942841001 47872 "We need to begin by thinking through how we can become a global example of a standards-based organisational best practice," Jane Holl Lute, Special Coordinator on improving United Nations response to sexual exploitation and abuse tells UN News. UN whistleblower protection policy: 'We have a right to expect the best from each other' - Jane Holl Lute http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-whistleblower-protection-policy-we-have-a-right-to-expect-the-best-from-each-other-jane-holl-lute-/5370942840001 Jane Holl Lute, UN Special Coordinator on improving the Organization's response to Sexual exploitation and abuse tells UN News about the Secretary-General's new UN whistleblower protection policy. video5370942840001 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:12:16 -0400 5370942840001 23360 Despite terrible drought in Somalia, there is a sense of optimism says UN envoy Keating http://webtv.un.org/watch/despite-terrible-drought-in-somalia-there-is-a-sense-of-optimism-says-un-envoy-keating-/5369700217001 New leadership in Somalia provides hope despite great security and humanitarian challenges says Michael Keating after briefing Security Council. video5369700217001 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:23:25 -0400 5369700217001 65300 New leadership in Somalia provides hope despite great security and humanitarian challenges says Michael Keating, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Somalia, who spoke to UN News shortly after briefing the Security Council. UN General Assembly President urges climate action for welfare of future generations http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-general-assembly-president-urges-climate-action-for-welfare-of-future-generations/5369700214001 UN General Assembly President, Peter Thomson, has reiterated the urgency to combat climate change, warning: "the welfare of our grandchildren" is at stake. video5369700214001 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:24:46 -0400 5369700214001 59860 UN General Assembly President, Peter Thomson, has reiterated the urgency to combat climate change, warning: "the welfare of our grandchildren" is at stake. Mr. Thomson also emphasised the need to mobilise support from all walks of the society, in order to forge the implementation of climate action along with the Sustainable Development Agenda. UN chief calls for urgent action in combatting climate change http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-chief-calls-for-urgent-action-in-combatting-climate-change/5369700213001 "We must act, urgently, and decisively, now" in the fight against climate change, UN chief António Guterres told a General Assembly high-level event today. video5369700213001 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:12:38 -0400 5369700213001 73472 "We must act, urgently, and decisively, now" in the fight against climate change, UN chief António Guterres told a General Assembly high-level event today. In his speech, the Secretary-General outlined the threats posed by climate change to peace, security, and the implementation of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mr. Guterres also highlighted the need to invest in green business and renewable technology, noting that there is no trade-off between a healthy economy and a healthy environment.