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

More than a million people have fled to Germany in the last two years, from countries like Syria and Afghanistan. Despite the loss and trauma, most are determined to build a better future. Japan’s indigenous people – the Ainu – were once in danger of dying out as an ethnic group. In the past they faced assimilation policies by the government. But today, many are striving to help their culture live on.