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The Global Peace Index 2017 Launch
Description: Please join the Human Rights Initiative for the launch of the 11th edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI). Produced annually by the Institute for Economics and Peace, GPI helps identify and measure the attitudes, institutions, and structures that build a more peaceful society. GPI measures the peacefulness of 163 countries and territories, according to 23 indicators of militarization, ongoing conflict, and societal safety and security. Expert panelists will discuss the findings of the report as well as their implications for global peace, prosperity, and security.
  07 Jun 2017   1h37m46s 16 565 0
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Fragile States: From the Sahel to Lake Chad to Burma
Description: Political turmoil, corruption, and extremist violence often originate in fragile states, those where government lacks either the capability or the legitimacy to provide for its people. Join the Conflict Resolution and Prevention Forum on June 6 at the U.S. Institute of Peace for a discussion of select factors that undermine the ability of countries to withstand shocks, and a review of case studies that can guide policy in addressing key weaknesses. For more information about this event, visit: https://www.usip.org/events/fragile-states-sahel-lake-chad-burma Speakers Madeline Rose Senior Policy Advisor, Mercy Corps Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini Executive Director, International Civil Society Action Network Vivian Lowery Derryck President and CEO, The Bridges Institute Beth Cole Special Advisor, Violent Extremism, Conflict and Fragility, USIP Patricia Taft, Moderator Programs Director, Fund for Peace Connect with us! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=usinstituteofpeace Twitter: https://twitter.com/USIP Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/usinstituteofpeace/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/usipeace/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/united-states-institute-of-peace Newsletters: http://www.usip.org/sign-usip-updates The United States Institute of Peace works to prevent, mitigate, and resolve violent conflict around the world. USIP does this by engaging directly in conflict zones and by providing analysis, education, and resources to those working for peace. Created by Congress in 1984 as an independent, nonpartisan, federally funded organization, USIP’s more than 300 staff work at the Institute’s D.C. headquarters, and on the ground in the world’s most dangerous regions.
  06 Jun 2017   1h24m 4 269 0
Protecting civilians 'central mission' for UN peacekeepers
Description: The UN peacekeeping chief told UN News that protection of civilians is the central mission of peacekeepers. Their work, often carried out in difficult situations, is indispensable for local populations.
  22 May 2017   1m26s 9 837 0
Addressing famine, peacekeeping, and insecurity in Africa
Description: On May 19, the Africa Security Initiative of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence at Brookings hosted a discussion of conflict, famine, and security in Africa today. https://www.brookings.edu/events/addressing-famine-peacekeeping-and-insecurity-in-africa/ (transcript available) Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=BrookingsInstitution Follow Brookings on social media! Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/Brookings Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/BrookingsInst Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/brookingsinst LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/com/company/the-brookings-institution
  19 May 2017   1h28m33s 8 415 0
WOMEN IN AMISOM MILITARY
Description: Women in AMISOM contribute significantly when it comes to the work the African Union is doing to bring peace and stability to Somalia. Watch their inspiring stories.
  19 May 2017   18m12s 4 71 0
WOMEN IN AMISOM CIVILIAN
Description: Women in AMISOM contribute significantly when it comes to the work the African Union is doing to bring peace and stability to Somalia. Watch their inspiring stories.
  19 May 2017   11m 2 46 0
WOMEN IN AMISOM POLICE
Description: Women in AMISOM contribute significantly when it comes to the work the African Union is doing to bring peace and stability to Somalia. Watch their inspiring stories.
  19 May 2017   24m3s 2 104 0
Mission For Peace
Description: United Nations - Through the eyes of a UN peacekeeper in Mali. UN Stories: Mission For Peace
  17 May 2017   2m53s 7 470 0
Somalia & other topics (Daily Briefing 11 May 2017)
Description: Daily Press Briefing: Central African Republic, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, FAO World Bank, UNHCR, Press Conference Tomorrow, Noon Briefing, Guest Tomorrow HIGHLIGHTS: -CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: MISSING MOROCCAN UN PEACEKEEPER FOUND DEAD -IN LONDON, UN CHIEF CALLS ON PARTNERS TO STEP UP RELIEF EFFORTS IN SOMALIA -UN ENGAGING IN COMMUNITIES IN SOUTH SUDAN FOLLOWING REPORTS OF INCREASED FIGHTING -BRIEFING BY UN SPECIAL ENVOY ON SYRIA ON PREPARATION FOR NEW ROUND OF TALKS NEXT WEEK -UN HEALTH AGENCY SCALES UP EFFORTS TO TACKLE UPSURGE OF CHOLERA IN YEMEN - UN FOOD AGENCY AND WORLD BANK ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT IMPROVE RURAL LIVELIHOODS -UN FOOD FESTIVAL TO SHOWCASE REFUGEES’ COOKING TALENTS, FACILITATE INTEGRATION Full Highlights: https://www.un.org/sg/en/content/ossg/noon-briefing-highlight?date%5Bvalue%5D%5Bdate%5D=11+May+2017
  11 May 2017   17m32s 9 317 0
What next for Peacebuilding in Colombia?
Description: We asked our participants for the single most important measure to help ensure the successful implementation of the Colombian peace agreement. This was a three day meeting of some 40 Colombian and international diplomats, policy-makers, scholars, activists and members of NGO and civil society organisations. In this event, they analysed the most innovative aspects of the peace agreement between the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP, and the most challenging aspects of implementation. For more information explore: https://www.wiltonpark.org.uk/event/wp1533/
  09 May 2017   6m5s 1 151 0
Israeli-Palestinian Peace: Opportunities and Risks
Description: Daniel Sherman is a strategic and organizational consultant focusing on peace and development issues. He served as a Senior General Staff officer in the Israel Defense Forces' Strategic Planning Division where he worked on the peace process and Israel’s defense-oriented international relations (completing reserve duty with the rank of major); developed social welfare programs for disadvantaged Jewish communities in central and eastern Europe with the Joint Distribution Committee; worked on strategic planning and leadership development at the Mandel Foundation; and was International Relations Director for the Israeli human rights organization, B’Tselem, where he was responsible for engagement with diplomats and international policy makers. He lectures regularly in the United States, Europe and Israel on subjects such as Israeli-Palestinian relations, the political process, Israeli civil society and the changing Middle East. He provides briefings to diplomats (including in the US State Department) and to the senior management of international NGO’s, and he facilitates discussions with faith-based leaders on engagement with peace and justice issues in the Middle East. He has lectured at Israel’s National Defense College and has participated in conferences in Israel’s Knesset. Daniel recently launched Yuvalim, an innovative project that promotes peace and shared society in Israel by linking communal networks with visionary Israeli leaders and with outstanding organizations working to solve Jewish-Arab and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts. Daniel made aliya from the United States in 1990 and lives in Modi'in, Israel with his wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, writing and sea-kayaking. Respondent: Shany Mor Moderator: Professor David C. Jacobson Co-sponsored by Judaic Studies.
  09 May 2017   1h27m10s 7 272 0
Peacebuilding in Africa - the story so far
Description: Previous events in our ‘African perspectives on peacebuilding’ series have assessed the development of African approaches to peacebuilding in response to the changing dynamics of conflict and emergence of new conflict actors on the continent. We spoke to four representatives from the organisations that have been at the heart of the series from the start, and asked for their perspectives on the series so far. For more details explore: https://www.wiltonpark.org.uk/event/wp1525/
  08 May 2017   2m54s 1 78 0