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FIRST PERSON: Accordion maker has ‘never had so much fun’
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Friday, 27 March 2020
FIRST PERSON: Accordion maker has ‘never had so much fun’
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is marking its centenary in 2019 and as part of the commemoration has launched a photography project called “Dignity at Work: The American Experience” to document the working life of people across the United States. UN News joined the ILO on a visit to the southern US state of Louisiana. ...
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Two indigenous languages are dying every month: UN Assembly President  
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
Two indigenous languages are dying every month: UN Assembly President  
Despite UN efforts throughout this International Year of Indigenous Languages to highlight the daily disappearance of mother tongues across the world, the Pres...
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FIRST PERSON: ‘Big Chief’ and the million beads
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
FIRST PERSON: ‘Big Chief’ and the million beads
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is marking its centenary in 2019 and as part of the commemoration has launched a photography project called “Dignit...
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FIRST PERSON: Feeling the milliner’s vibe
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
FIRST PERSON: Feeling the milliner’s vibe
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is marking its centenary in 2019 and as part of the commemoration has launched a photography project called “Dignit...
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Brazilian mountain farmers reap recognition, through UN heritage listing
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Thursday, 26 March 2020
Brazilian mountain farmers reap recognition, through UN heritage listing
Farmers who gather flowers from the Espinhaço Mountain Range in Brazil received well-deserved recognition on Wednesday for their crucial role in enhancing biod...
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