UNTV: 21st Century

UNTV's news-magazine program puts a spotlight on the world's most underreported stories. Featuring character-driven, human interest stories that reflect some of the most important issues affecting the world and our lives today. The program gives viewers unparalleled access to people and places, bringing you the stories as they unfold over time, long after other news outlets leave. From the child labor situation in Tanzania to the women's struggle in Afghanistan, from the impoverished streets of Somalia to the frontline of the guerilla war in Colombia, 21st Century is there.

 

Image: Portrait of Charlotte Le Grix de La Salle, French anchorwoman of UNTV’s “21st Century” series. United Nations, New York

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United Nations 21st Century

Surrounded by over a million square kilometres of Indian Ocean, the people of the Seychelles depend on the sea for everything. But climate change is threatening their future. Now they are fighting for the survival of their reefs and all who depend on them. Coral Crusaders – on the front line. Plastic - both a wonderful invention and a scourge on our planet. Over 300 million tons will be produced this year. Most is never recycled and remains on our land and in our seas for ever In the Western and Central Pacific they are a part of the culture – and a multi-billion dollar business.

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United Nations 21st Century