United Nations Web TV - Daily news story Copyright 2013-14 Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:22:50 +0000 http://webtv.un.org Floods devastate Mozambique http://webtv.un.org/watch/floods-devastate-mozambique/6015804931001 Floods devastating Mozambique have created ‘inland oceans’ with some 1,000 people feared dead. If the worst is confirmed, United Nations experts say this could be one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit the Southern Hemisphere. video6015804931001 Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:53:43 +0000 6015804931001 77460 Floods devastating Mozambique have created ‘inland oceans’ with some 1,000 people feared dead. If the worst is confirmed, United Nations experts say this could be one of the worst weather-related disasters ever to hit the Southern Hemisphere. Attacks will not stop fight against Ebola -WHO http://webtv.un.org/watch/attacks-will-not-stop-fight-against-ebola-who/6015799134001 A series of attacks on Ebola treatment centres put the fight against the disease at risk in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The World Health Organization (WHO) is determined to stay and keep assisting health workers. video6015799134001 Tue, 19 Mar 2019 20:53:40 +0000 6015799134001 76970 A series of attacks on Ebola treatment centres put the fight against the disease at risk in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The World Health Organization (WHO) is determined to stay and keep assisting health workers. The country is facing its tenth recorded outbreak of Ebola. This outbreak, which began in August 2018, is occurring in the north-eastern part of the country, an area that has been mired in conflict for years. Since the beginning of the outbreak there, the virus reportedly caused more than 500 deaths. Air Pollution http://webtv.un.org/watch/air-pollution/6014098858001 Air Pollution hurts the planet with increasingly deadly effects on life, the United Nations warns, calling on countries to take measures to usher in a greener, cleaner and more sustainable future. video6014098858001 Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:23:32 +0000 6014098858001 96980 Air Pollution hurts the planet with increasingly deadly effects on life, the United Nations warns, calling on countries to take measures to usher in a greener, cleaner and more sustainable future. Peaceful elections in Guinea-Bissau http://webtv.un.org/watch/peaceful-elections-in-guinea-bissau/6014093276001 More than 700,000 people have cast their vote to elect a new parliament in Guinea-Bissau. The election is expected to end more than three years of crisis in the West African country, which suspended its government in 2015. video6014093276001 Thu, 14 Mar 2019 22:20:08 +0000 6014093276001 71658 More than 700,000 people have cast their vote to elect a new parliament in Guinea-Bissau. The election is expected to end more than three years of crisis in the West African country, which suspended its government in 2015. Nancy Spielberg releases new documentary “Who Will Write Our History” http://webtv.un.org/watch/nancy-spielberg-releases-new-documentary-“who-will-write-our-history”/6006356095001 In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. video6006356095001 Sun, 24 Feb 2019 19:29:02 +0000 6006356095001 325673 In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars and community leaders decided to fight back. Their code name was the Oyneg Shabes, a clandestine group vowing to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda, not with guns but with pen and paper. Filmmakers Nancy Spielberg and Roberta Grossman tell their story in “Who Will Write Our History.” UN KIDS DAY http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-kids-day/6005866075001 On 20 February 2019, the United Nations Headquarters in New York opened its doors to children. The children had the opportunity to visit the building, learn about the history of the UN and meet the Secretary-General. video6005866075001 Fri, 22 Feb 2019 19:56:19 +0000 6005866075001 52267 On 20 February 2019, the United Nations Headquarters in New York opened its doors to children. The children had the opportunity to visit the building, learn about the history of the UN and meet the Secretary-General. Women and Girls Excel in Science http://webtv.un.org/watch/women-and-girls-excel-in-science/6000165973001 On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet female innovators who prove that all people can make a contribution in this field. video6000165973001 Fri, 08 Feb 2019 23:22:43 +0000 6000165973001 138517 On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, meet female innovators who prove that all people can make a contribution in this field. Sharing their experiences, these accomplished women send a strong message of empowerment for new generations of women and girls in the field of science and technology. UN chief: EndFGM by 2030, for the sake of our quotcommon futurequot http://webtv.un.org/watch/un-chief-endfgm-by-2030-for-the-sake-of-our-common-future/5309217486001 On the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, UN chief António Guterres is calling for greater commitment and intensifying global action against FGM, for the sake of all affected women and girls, and our “common future.” video5309217486001 Fri, 03 Feb 2017 22:07:32 +0000 5309217486001 99157 UN Chief António Guterres has called for greater commitment and intensifying of global action against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), for the sake of all affected women and girls, and our “common future,” in a message to mark the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation. Some 200 million women and girls in 30 countries throughout Africa, the Middle East and Asia have been subjected to FGM. End Female Genital Mutilation http://webtv.un.org/watch/end-female-genital-mutilation/6000162240001 All girls are born complete. Activists from around the world speak out about why female genital mutilation must end and how we can eradicate this harmful traditional practice from our world. video6000162240001 Fri, 08 Feb 2019 22:55:53 +0000 6000162240001 102890 All girls are born complete. Activists from around the world speak out about why female genital mutilation must end and how we can eradicate this harmful traditional practice from our world. Refugees flee Boko Haram http://webtv.un.org/watch/refugees-flee-boko-haram/5997585704001 Tens of thousands of Nigerian men women and children have found refuge in Cameroon as they flee Boko Haram attacks in their country. video5997585704001 Fri, 01 Feb 2019 23:59:42 +0000 5997585704001 85930 Tens of thousands of Nigerian men women and children have found refuge in Cameroon as they flee Boko Haram attacks in their country. In Goura, North-East Cameroon, the United Nations have provided basic shelter, humanitarian aid. The recent increase of terror attacks follows the withdrawal of the Multinational Joint Task Force – a military organization set up to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad – from the area. The United Nations and its partners estimate that more than four million people need life-saving aid in Cameroon.