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Awake At Night
Awake At Night
United Nations, Melissa Fleming

What does it take to be a United Nations worker in some of the world’s most complex and dangerous places? How are... more

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Racing to prevent famine in Gaza - Matthew Hollingworth - World Food Programme (WFP)

Matthew Hollingworth has worked in conflict zones around the world, from Ukraine to South Sudan and Syria. Previously in charge... more

19 Jul 2024 · 38 minutes
To fight global hunger, farmers know best - Beth Bechdol - Deputy Director-General - UN Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Growing up on a farm, Beth Bechdol never dreamed of following in her agricultural family’s footsteps. Now Deputy Director-General of... more

03 Jul 2024 · 35 minutes
Breaking barriers to progress - Achim Steiner - Head of United Nations Development Program (UNDP)

Born in Brazil to German parents, Achim Steiner knows first hand the power of cultural exchange to drive international cooperation.... more

27 Jun 2024 · 29 minutes
Human rights is our strongest tool - Volker Türk - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Volker Türk has the greatest respect for those able to hold onto hope when all appears to be lost. As... more

20 Jun 2024 · 40 minutes
Everybody has Purpose - Amy Pope - Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Amy Pope has always championed humane and orderly migration as an opportunity for societies, not a problem. Now the first... more

13 Jun 2024 · 38 minutes
A Privilege to Serve Humanity - Joyce Msuya - OCHA - Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Big or small, Joyce Msuya has always found ways to give back. Now Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy... more

07 Jun 2024 · 37 minutes
With AI, We’re Building the Plane Mid-Flight - Doreen Bogdan-Martin - International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General

Doreen Bogdan-Martin’s fascinating career handed her a front row seat for the digital revolution. Now Secretary-General of... more

30 May 2024 · 36 minutes
Unlocking the Power of Youth - Jayathma Wickramanayake - Sr. policy advisor, UN Women

Appointed to a senior UN role aged just 26, Jayathma Wickramanayake’s career trajectory testifies to the power of education. Now... more

24 May 2024 · 38 minutes
No Place Like Home - Mohamed Yahya - UN Resident Coordinator, Pakistan

A former child refugee, Mohamed Yahya knows the life-long pain of yearning for a lost home. That’s why... more

16 May 2024 · 39 minutes
The Human Cost of War - Philippe Lazzarini - Head of UNRWA

Philippe Lazzarini holds one of the most challenging positions in the whole of the United Nations. As head of the... more

10 May 2024 · 32 minutes
Awake At Night
Racing to prevent famine in Gaza - Matthew Hollingworth - World Food Programme (WFP)
Awake At Night