UN News is the official Android application that offers publications from the United Nations. With this utility, you can find up-to-date information with multimedia materials.
The app provides the opportunity to read articles, watch videos, and listen to podcasts that were created by the UN. A keyword search is provided. You can enable the built-in text-to-audio converter and listen to information from the publication. Similar to CTV News , you can find a selection of media on a similar topic under each article.
The application allows you to download materials for offline viewing. It is possible to use a reading mode and save traffic.
In addition, you can personalize the news displayed. There are various topics such as climate, environment, culture, education, economic development, human rights, healthcare, humanitarian aid, refugees, migrants, peace, security, women and more. You can view publications by region, for example, Asia, Europe, or the Middle East.
The application can sort news by type of material including text articles, videos, audio, and podcasts. Recommendations for users are automatically generated. It is possible to receive notifications about new posts on interesting topics. Moreover, you can select a language from a drop-down list, such as French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, English, etc. Auto-translation option is provided.
- you can read news from the UN;
- push notifications about new articles are provided;
- there are photo and video materials as well as podcasts;
- news feed customization is available;
- supports text-to-audio conversion and automatic translation;
- the app is free to download and use;
- compatible with current Android versions.