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Middle East crises and conflicts – the way ahead
Description: On October 5, the Foreign Policy program at Brookings hosted an event examining the crises across the Middle East and North Africa. (Transcript available) Subscribe! Follow Brookings on social media! Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: LinkedIn:
  09 Oct 2017   1h37m49s 12 1448 0
How language barriers affect children on the move (Dari with EN subtitles)
Description: Azad is not a real boy, but he tells a story representative of thousands of refugee youth in Greece. Although refugee and migrant children are quick at acquiring new languages, important support such as protection and tuition at school should be in their mother tongue language. Azad and the Sea of Words was created by Translators without Borders with funding from the Mixed Migration Platform (MMP) supported by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. Watch 'Azad and the Sea of Words' in Dari with Greek subtitles here: Watch 'Azad and the Sea of Words' in English here: Learn and connect with Translators without Borders: Website - Facebook - Twitter - Linkedin - Instagram -
  28 Sep 2017   3m38s 8 290 0
Iraq Stabilisation
Description: Mosul is one of the largest stabilisation challenges Iraqis and the UN have ever faced. More than 1,100 projects are underway in 23 cities, restoring water and electricity, repairing schools, hospitals and transport networks, and putting tens of thousands of people back to work. 95% of all stabilisation work is contracted through the local private sector. Local companies are rebuilding their own cities employing local labour. Stabilization is about speed and functionality so that residents can return home safely, with dignity, and build back their cities. The top priority now is Mosul. 300 projects are already underway, many started even as the fighting was continuing.
  06 Sep 2017   3m7s 12 315 0
A story of a displaced family in Talafar
Description: As the Iraqi forces reclaimed Talafar after three years, thousands more people became displaced, resorting to camps. Abu Zahra, with his 9-member family is one of them at Haj Ali site.
  31 Aug 2017   1m1s 2 200 0
Abducted Iraqi boy reunites with family in Canada
Description: After three years in captivity in Iraq, 13-year-old Emad has just tasted freedom and found his family again. The Yazidi boy was part of a group of some 6,000 people taken by extremists in August 2014. He was discovered in Mosul in July and, with the help of UNHCR, has made his way across the world to rejoin his mother, resettled in Canada. Read more: Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  30 Aug 2017   3m57s 22 876 0
The story of Peshang, Iraq
Description: Peshang tells us about his decision to return from Greece, and how he is trying to overcome reintegration challenges in his country of origin.
  30 Aug 2017   49s 2 214 0
UN warns Iraqi civilians lack access to safety in Tal Afar district
Description: The UN called on all parties to the conflict in Iraq to allow civilians to leave conflict areas and to access safety.
  22 Aug 2017   38s 6 205 0
The Power of Religion in a Turbulent World
Description: Given religion’s influence on conflict dynamics around the world, it is critical that practitioners and policymakers understand and partner with religious leaders and people of faith to build peace. For more than 25 years, the U.S. Institute of Peace has worked on the role of religion in violence and peace, advancing cutting-edge research and policy, and developing effective strategies to engage religious actors, institutions and ideas across traditions in support of peace. From enhancing the peacemaking capacities of individuals and faith-based organizations to fostering meaningful dialogue within and across faiths, USIP works with local partners to promote inclusive religious peacebuilding. Learn more about our work on religion and peacebuilding: Connect with us! Subscribe to our YouTube channel: Twitter: Facebook: Instagram: LinkedIn: Newsletters: 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.
  16 Aug 2017   4m9s 2 159 0
A battle for education in Iraq | UNICEF
Description: "The destruction was colossal... they destroyed our lives." Lani, 15, dreams of becoming a journalist, to tell the world about the trauma Iraqi people are going through. But first, she must go back to school. As many as 1 in 5 children are living under the shadow of conflict in Iraq. They need water, vaccinations and safe places to play and learn. After years of war in Iraq - UNICEF is helping children like Lani return to the classroom by setting up schools. Find out more: Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF's work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Tumblr: Pinterest: Medium:
  28 Jul 2017   2m13s 52 1709 0
Mosul Stories
Description: People of West Mosul has suffered serious injuries. But it is not the injuries that shock, but their stories before reaching safety. Many of these Iraqis from West Mosul are being cared for at IOM's field hospital in Hammam al-Alil town, south east of Mosul where dozens of trauma cases are being treated every week.
  28 Jul 2017   2m6s 6 1088 0
Iraq: Displaced children share what they miss most | UNICEF
Description: The battle for Mosul has forced these children to flee their homes and leave everything they know and love behind. We sat down with them and asked them what they miss most. Children in Mosul have been through three years of traumatic experiences and months trying to survive intense fighting. We are working to protect every child affected by the conflict. These vulnerable children need protection and care, to be safe and supported to recover; they need nutrition support, clean water, health services. They need a chance to be children again, with hope for a brighter future. Learn more at Subscribe to UNICEF here: The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: For more about UNICEF's work, visit: Follow UNICEF here: UNICEF Connect blog: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: Tumblr: Pinterest: Medium:
  22 Jul 2017   1m1s 57 1444 0
Babies Impacted by Violence in Mosul, Iraq
Description: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated more than 300 babies for malnutrition in Qayyara, Iraq, since March, most of them under 6 months old. Many of these sick infants arrived with families fleeing the besieged part of western Mosul. Their mothers have often been unable to breastfeed due to the trauma and living conditions they've endured, and in western Mosul there is little access to formula or health care. WATCH "Stabilizing Patients in Mosul": Make sure you don’t miss weekly video updates and ongoing series about our work in crisis zones across the world. Subscribe to our channel here: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières helps people worldwide where the need is greatest, delivering emergency medical aid to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care. Learn more at SUBSCRIBE: Like us on Facebook: Follow us on Instagram: Follow us on Twitter: Connect with us on LinkedIn: Sign up for our newsletter:
  21 Jul 2017   1m42s 7 601 0