UNews Weekly Audio Podcast - Episode 3
February 21st 2013
In this episode, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon discusses the International Year of Water Cooperation. UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova explains World Radio Day and the importance of radio as a means to widen access to knowledge, promote freedom of expression and encourage mutual respect and multicultural understanding, while UNESCO Representative Krista Pikkat brings the event into a national context. UNDP’s ‘Budget System Reform’ Project Manager Fayzulla Salakhuddinov provides insight into the concept of gender budgeting.
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