United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:55:07 -0400 http://webtv.un.org UN envoy highlights peacekeeping mission’s contributions to Haiti http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-envoy-highlights-peacekeeping-mission’s-contributions-to-haiti/5609471044001 As the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) comes to a close, Special Representative Sandra Honoré highlights some of its major achievements, including strengthening the national police force and supporting elections. video5609471044001 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:08:28 -0400 5609471044001 95188 As the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) comes to a close, Special Representative Sandra Honoré highlights some of its major achievements, including strengthening the national police force and supporting elections. A smaller justice support mission, known as MINUJUSTH, will begin operations on 16 October. The Week in Review - 13 October 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-in-review-13-october-2017/5609471042001 Top stories from UN News this week: Harnessing technology for sustainable development Addressing global unemployment Human rights concerns amid growing Rohingya crisis video5609471042001 Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:07:34 -0400 5609471042001 80148 Top stories from UN News this week: Harnessing technology for sustainable development Addressing global unemployment Human rights concerns amid growing Rohingya crisis UN report finds ‘systematic’ attacks against Rohingya in Myanmar http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-report-finds-‘systematic’-attacks-against-rohingya-in-myanmar/5607205862001 A new report published by the UN human rights office (OHCHR) says brutal, well-organized, coordinated and systematic attacks have been carried out against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar. video5607205862001 Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:26:22 -0400 5607205862001 62975 A new report published by the UN human rights office (OHCHR) says brutal, well-organized, coordinated and systematic attacks have been carried out against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar, with the intention of not just driving them away but also preventing their return. UN congratulates ICAN on Nobel Peace Prize http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-congratulates-ican-on-nobel-peace-prize/5600295886001 The United Nations congratulates ICAN on its Nobel Prize win. Hear from UN chief António Guterres and Izumi Nakamitsu about why this win is important for a nuclear-free world. video5600295886001 Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:37:14 -0400 5600295886001 82922 The United Nations congratulates ICAN on its Nobel Prize win. Hear from UN chief António Guterres and Izumi Nakamitsu about why this win is important for a nuclear-free world. Unacceptable that cholera still affects the developing world, says WHO official http://webtv.un.org/watch/unacceptable-that-cholera-still-affects-the-developing-world-says-who-official/5597706714001 The UN World Health Organization and partners launched a renewed strategy to reduce deaths from cholera by 90 per cent by 2030. video5597706714001 Wed, 04 Oct 2017 10:57:42 -0400 5597706714001 29993 The UN World Health Organization and partners launched a renewed strategy to reduce deaths from cholera by 90 per cent by 2030. WHO’s Director of Emergencies, Peter Salama, says it is “unacceptable” that an ancient disease such as cholera still affects parts of the world. So far in 2017, over two million people have become refugees – UN warns http://webtv.un.org/watch/so-far-in-2017-over-two-million-people-have-become-refugees-–-un-warns/5595976206001 Amidst a global refugee crisis, the UN is calling for greater efforts to address the root causes of conflicts and persecution. video5595976206001 Mon, 02 Oct 2017 17:54:00 -0400 5595976206001 38037 Amidst a global refugee crisis, the UN is calling for greater efforts to address the root causes of conflicts and persecution. UN relief chief pledges commitment to advocate for the vulnerable http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-relief-chief-pledges-commitment-to-advocate-for-the-vulnerable/5595043530001 Globally, there are 145 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The new head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mark Lowcock, shared his vision for bringing together global partners video5595043530001 Mon, 02 Oct 2017 10:44:17 -0400 5595043530001 72447 Globally, there are 145 million people in need of humanitarian assistance. The new head of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), Mark Lowcock, shared his vision for bringing together global partners and ensuring a more coherent response to the world’s humanitarian crises. The Week in Review – 29 September 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-week-in-review-–-29-september-2017/5593465478001 Top stories from UN News this week, featuring the education crisis in north-east Nigeria; the Secretary-General urges action to aid displaced Rohingya refugees, and the UN begins new mission in Colombia. video5593465478001 Fri, 29 Sep 2017 16:08:01 -0400 5593465478001 113387 Top stories from UN News this week, featuring the education crisis in north-east Nigeria; the Secretary-General urges action to aid displaced Rohingya refugees, and the UN begins new mission in Colombia. UN envoy stresses need to revitalize South Sudan’s peace process http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-envoy-stresses-need-to-revitalize-south-sudan’s-peace-process/5589069090001 The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for South Sudan, David Shearer, called for greater efforts to re-invigorate the country’s long-stalled peace process. video5589069090001 Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:16:08 -0400 5589069090001 93632 The Secretary-General’s Special Representative for South Sudan, David Shearer, called for greater efforts to re-invigorate the country’s long-stalled peace process. A four-year-long conflict in the African nation has displaced a third of its population, or around 4 million people. @UN Today – 25 September 2017 http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-today-–-25-september-2017-/5588386152001 Did you see it? Watch the highlights from #UNGA debate week. To read more about these events and others, go to http://www.un.org/News/ video5588386152001 Mon, 25 Sep 2017 19:27:38 -0400 5588386152001 143040 Did you see it? Watch the highlights from #UNGA debate week. To read more about these events and others, go to http://www.un.org/News/