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Global Dispatches (UN Dispatch)

Length and Frequency: About a half hour, twice a week.

Mark Leon Goldberg covers a range of topics, including the situations in specific countries and broader, global subjects, and also features a sub-series of interviews with correspondents at the UN (from different media sources). Episodes are always interesting, current, and topical. Goldberg asks good questions from a place of knowledge.


Global News Podcast (BBC World Service)

Length and Frequency: About a half hour, twice a day

A summary of BBC World Service news from around the world, covering a broad range of current topics (terrorism, Brexit, Sudan, etc). Deals with current, sometimes breaking news, in some depth.


Pod Save the World (Crooked Media)

Length and Frequency: 45 minutes to an hour, every Wednesday, occasional bonus episodes

This podcast talks about foreign policy from a US perspective. Host Tommy Vietor (also a co-host of the US political podcast Pod Save America) is a former spokesperson for the US National Security Council and often joined by Ben Rhodes, former Deputy National Security Advisor. They talk about areas of current interest in foreign policy, taking the particular perspective they gained from working under President Obama. There are also interviews with journalists, academics, and former political staffers.


UN News Audio Hub

Length and Frequency: 2 1/2 to 10 minutes, most days (sometimes multiple pieces)

Short News in Brief and Interview segments about the United Nations, its work, and areas of interest (eg humanitarian needs, natural disasters, Global Goals, etc).

Short News in Brief and Interview segments about the United Nations, its work, and areas of interest (eg humanitarian needs, natural disasters, Global Goals, etc).


On Human Rights (Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Sweden)

Length and Frequency: 20 to 60 minutes, irregular but usually at least monthly

An irregular podcast that covers broad areas related to international human rights. Recent topics have included “What are Crimes Against Humanity? and “The Threat of Power in the Digital World.”


Africa Rights Talk (Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, South Africa)

Length and Frequency: Began in April 2019, about twice monthly, 30 to 45 minutes long

This podcast includes conversations with academics, practitioners, and activists about the human rights system in Africa and the state of human rights in Africa and around the world. Topics recently covered include, “The human rights movement: A truly universal system?” and “Engaging the African Commission on sexuality matters.”

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