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[UNStories #6] Greenland: The Lookout for Nuclear Explosions

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At a remote outpost in Qaanaaq, northern Greenland, one operator runs an infrasound station year round which detects atomic activity. Script in English [PDF]

[UN Stories #2] Syrian Refugees: A Growing Crisis

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About five thousand Syrians are fleeing to neighbouring countries each day, according to the UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR. Script in English [PDF]

MDG 1: Poverty

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For most of their lives, every one of the 1200 fishermen in Tamil Nadu in the south of India described themselves as slaves. They were in debt to money-lenders and a corrupt system ensured that they could never pay of...

MDG 5: Maternal Health

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Child marriage not only violates the human rights of girls, but also gravely threatens their lives, education, and future prospects. When girls are married, they are expected to begin childbearing while still children...

MDG 2: Educación

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Malala Yousafzai fue tiroteada y casi asesinada por militantes talibanes en Pakistán cuando regresaba de la escuela a su casa. El haber sobrevivido la ha convertido en una defensora aún más comprometida con la educaci...

MDG 2: Education

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Malala Yousafzai was shot and almost killed by Taliban militants in Pakistan on her way home from school, yet her survival only made her a greater global advocate for universal education.

MDG 4: Child Mortality

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In Ethiopia, the effort to deploy health workers to even the most remote parts of the country has helped bring about a steep reduction in child mortality. Supported by UNICEF, these workers are keeping Ethiopia on tra...

MDG 7: Environmental Sustainability

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The land is dry around Katikati village in northern Tanzania and water is scarce. The Maasai here travel up to 100 kilometres a day searching for water, and it's a dangerous journey.