Rank #1: Judge me on my abilities, not my gender: Cyprus mission Force Commander on being part of first all-female leadership team
Force Commander Major-General Pearce, of Australia, told May Yaccoub, from UN News, that the idea of ‘breaking a glass ceiling” is not something that she thinks about very often.
Rank #2: News in Brief 5 August 2019
Myanmar companies bankroll ‘brutal operations’ of military, independent UN experts claim in new report
‘Repeated indiscriminate’ shelling of Libyan airport sparks concern of UN envoy
Rank #3: News in Brief 05 July 2019
Rank #4: Space explorers’ search for life depends on international trust, says astronaut
Rank #5: One in two Venezuelan families on the move face ‘drastic’ choices to survive
Rank #6: PODCAST: Peace, prosperity? We’ve never had it so good, Steven Pinker tells UN
He was delivering the Economic and Social Council’s (ECOSOC) Inaugural Presidential Lecture, with the journalistically counter-intuitive declaration, that humankind is more peaceful, prosperous, healthy and free, than ever before.
For this latest UN News Lid Is On podcast, Matt Wells caught up with Professor Pinker who explained why the Sustainable Development Goals are one of the most “glorious, noble, thrilling” achievements of all time.
Music credit: Hallucinations, by Yung Kartz.
Rank #7: News in Brief 2 August 2019
Plant a tree, save the planet
Scouts virtually step into lives of refugees
Rank #8: News in Brief 1 July 2019
1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR
Belarus: UN human rights experts denounce execution
Rank #9: Head of UN’s most populous region calls for more progress on Sustainable Development Goals
Ms. Alisjahbana was speaking to Conor Lennon from UN News in New York, and she began by outlining the message that she wants to get across during her time at UN Headquarters.
Rank #10: News in Brief 08 July 2019
Rank #11: News in Brief 09 July 2019
Rank #12: News in Brief 01 August 2019
Acting deputy head of Palestine refugee agency, amid misconduct allegations
Most infants missing out on breastfeeding: UNICEF
Rank #13: Shadows of exclusion, social stigma, darken road to sustainable development
Rank #14: News in Brief 16 July 2019
Small island communities face combat between hunger and obesity
Yemen’s warring sides agree to reinforce ceasefire on key Red Sea port
Rank #15: One Day, I Will: Aspirations of girls caught in crises revealed in stunning photographs
Rank #16: ‘So freeing’ to come out as ‘a lesbian and a feminist’
Rank #17: News in Brief 12 July 2019
UN human rights office alarm over death sentences for 30 men in Houthi-held Sana’a
Human Rights Council session votes to probe Philippines’ deadly ‘war on drugs’
Rank #18: News in Brief 3 June 2019
UNESCO chief condemns journalist killing in Chad
Canada exhibition set on awakening need for sustainability