United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Tue, 23 May 2017 02:46:59 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Protecting civilians 'central mission' for UN peacekeepers http://webtv.un.org/watch/protecting-civilians-central-mission-for-un-peacekeepers/5443365496001 The UN peacekeeping chief told UN News that protection of civilians is the central mission of peacekeepers. Their work, often carried out in difficult situations, is indispensable for local populations. video5443365496001 Mon, 22 May 2017 13:34:41 -0400 5443365496001 85845 Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Jean-Pierre Lacroix told UN News that protection of civilians is the central mission of peacekeepers. Often working in difficult situations, and under immense risk, UN peacekeepers are indispensable for the populations they serve. The Week in Review - 19 May 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-in-review-19-may-2017/5441533944001 This week's top stories at the United Nations, including UNICEF's report on child refugees and migrants, the Secretary-General's address to the European Parliament and the event highlighting innovation for sustainable development. video5441533944001 Fri, 19 May 2017 18:26:41 -0400 5441533944001 78720 The Week Ahead - starting 22 May 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-ahead-starting-22-may-2017/5441060912001 Highlights of UN events during the week of 22 May 2017, including the International Day for Biodiversity, the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Cancun, the UN Headquarters observance of the International Day of UN Peacekeepers, and more. video5441060912001 Fri, 19 May 2017 13:32:09 -0400 5441060912001 58048 UN reports five-fold increase in unaccompanied child migrants and refugees http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-reports-five-fold-increase-in-unaccompanied-child-migrants-and-refugees/5439183887001 In a new report, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said the global number of refugee and migrant children traveling alone has reached a record high, increasing nearly five-fold since 2010. video5439183887001 Thu, 18 May 2017 12:03:00 -0400 5439183887001 52607 According to a new UNICEF report, at least 300,000 unaccompanied and separated children were recorded in some 80 countries in 2015-2016, up from 66,000 in 2010-2011. UN deputy chief: Innovation is 'docking station' for SDGs http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-deputy-chief-innovation-is-docking-station-for-sdgs/5437966971001 Leading innovators from major global corporations interacted with UN Member States on how emerging technologies can transform efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). video5437966971001 Wed, 17 May 2017 16:54:51 -0400 5437966971001 152427 Speaking at the General Assembly's High-level SDG Action Event, leading innovators from major corporations interacted with UN Member States on how emerging technologies can transform efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 UN human rights chief alarmed by violence in the Central African Republic http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-human-rights-chief-alarmed-by-violence-in-the-central-african-republic-/5436457140001 The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is alarmed at continued violence in the Central African Republic. His spokesperson in Geneva underlined concerns over recent attacks in the country targeting UN peacekeepers, humanitarian actors and civilians video5436457140001 Tue, 16 May 2017 13:01:25 -0400 5436457140001 48810 The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights is alarmed at continued violence in the Central African Republic. His spokesperson in Geneva underlined concerns over recent attacks in the country targeting UN peacekeepers, humanitarian actors and civilians. UN urges donors to step up support for refugees fleeing South Sudan http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-urges-donors-to-step-up-support-for-refugees-fleeing-south-sudan-/5434980012001 The UN urges donors to step up support for desperate refugees fleeing South Sudan. Humanitarian agencies are seeking $1.4 billion to provide life-saving aid to South Sudanese refugees in six neighbouring countries until the end of 2017. video5434980012001 Mon, 15 May 2017 16:30:18 -0400 5434980012001 47147 The South Sudan crisis has forced nearly 1.8 million people to flee their homes. Women and children are bearing the brunt of the conflict. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) and the World Food Programme (WFP) urge donors to provide the $1.4 billion needed to assist South Sudanese refugees in six neighbouring countries until the end of 2017. The Week in Review - 12 May 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-in-review-12-may-2017/5432171094001 This week's top news at the United Nations, including the attack against the UN Mission in Central African Republic, Conference on Somalia in London and the Global Road Safety Week. video5432171094001 Fri, 12 May 2017 17:08:32 -0400 5432171094001 70272 ESCAP - 70 years of promoting socio-economic development in Asia and the Pacific http://webtv.un.org/watch/escap-70-years-of-promoting-socio-economic-development-in-asia-and-the-pacific/5432158246001 In a recent interview, the head of ESCAP, Shamshad Akhtar, highlights the socio-economic achievements in Asia and the Pacific over the past 70 years, while calling for further integration and cooperation to overcome the region’s challenges. video5432158246001 Fri, 12 May 2017 16:41:08 -0400 5432158246001 90090 The UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) marks its 70th anniversary this year. In a recent interview, its Executive Secretary, Shamshad Akhtar, highlights socio-economic achievements in the region. Ms. Akhtar also flags the need for further regional integration and cooperation in addressing common challenges. Au programme à l’ONU - Semaine 15 mai 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/au-programme-à-l’onu-semaine-15-mai-2017/5431348019001 Les événements à I'ONU qu'il faut retenir. video5431348019001 Fri, 12 May 2017 15:55:23 -0400 5431348019001 70123