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Northeast Nigeria: Extremism and the Struggle to Rebuild
Description: [21st Century, Episode 129] In north-eastern Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, eight years into the insurgency by extremist group Boko Haram, the humanitarian crisis is one of the most severe in the world today. 8.5m people are in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe, with 6.9m targeted for humanitarian assistance. Restoring stability and hope for the future is a huge challenge. Produced by UNTV
  22 Aug 2017   10m 18 455 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: https://www.usip.org/issue-areas/religion 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.
  16 Aug 2017   4m9s 1 81 0
Learning for Peace, Uganda - Gender equality in the classroom
Description: A video about teachers taking control of bringing gender equality to their classrooms in Uganda. This video was produced by UNICEF and is part of a collection of resources compiled by UNICEF’s 2012-2016 Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA), known as “Learning for Peace”, which was funded by the Government of the Netherlands.
  03 Aug 2017   5m37s 1 26 0
Learning for Peace, South Sudan - A Year of Plenty
Description: A video about youth and farming in South Sudan to build and maintain peace. This video was produced by UNICEF and is part of a collection of resources compiled by UNICEF’s 2012-2016 Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA), known as “Learning for Peace”, which was funded by the Government of the Netherlands.
  03 Aug 2017   5m11s 1 9 0
Learning for Peace, South Sudan - Literacy in cattle camps
Description: A video about literacy classes for girls, boys, women, and men of all ages in cattle camps in South Sudan. This video was produced by UNICEF and is part of a collection of resources compiled by UNICEF’s 2012-2016 Peacebuilding, Education and Advocacy Programme (PBEA), known as “Learning for Peace”, which was funded by the Government of the Netherlands.
  03 Aug 2017   1m35s 1 8 0
UN peacekeeping chief stresses need to revitalize peace process in South Sudan
Description: On visit to South Sudan, UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix stressed the need to revitalize the peace process and expedite the deployment of a rapid protection force to help bring peace and stability to the world's youngest nation.
  03 Aug 2017   1m20s 10 513 0
Myanmar: Market brings community together
Description: A market in Maungdaw supported by UNHCR brings different sects of the community from Rakhine State together. Hindus, Muslims and Rakhine put aside their differences and work together in peace on daily basis. The market helps build bridges between divided communities in Myanmar who have been long divided by violence and persecution.  “It’s very important to work together. If he (the cook) is absent from work, I have difficulty doing the job, if he (the waiter) is absent, I won’t be able to work,” Momo says while serving customers. “So it’s very important to be together always.” www.unhcr.org/uk/news/stories/2017/7/596f75d19/myanmars-ethnic-divisions-forgotten-towns-busy-market.html 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 hqvideo@unhcr.org. --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: https://www.youtube.com/user/unhcr?sub_confirmation=1 -- 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 http://UNHCR.org 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.
  27 Jul 2017   1m14s 7 289 0
Australia: Engaging with militaries to limit suffering
Description: In this interview, the ICRC's Armed Forces Delegate for South-East Asia and the Pacific details why participation in military exercises plays a key role in the ICRC's efforts to protect and assist people affected by conflict around the world.
  20 Jul 2017   2m3s 5 190 0
Enhancing African capacities in peace and security & other topics (19 July 2017)
Description: Briefing by Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. HIGHLIGHTS: - NARRATIVE ON AFRICA MUST CHANGE TO FULLY RECOGNIZE CONTINENT’S POTENTIAL – U.N. CHIEF - U.N. REFUGEE AGENCY SHOCKED BY REPORTS OF DEATHS OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PEOPLE IN AERIAL ATTACK - U.N. RELIEF CHIEF IN DR CONGO TO SURVEY HUMANITARIAN SITUATION - U.N. AGENCY HELPS HUNDREDS OF SOMALI MIGRANTS RETURN TO THEIR COUNTRY - SECRETARY-GENERAL WELCOMES PROPOSAL TO REOPEN INTER-KOREAN COMMUNICATION
  19 Jul 2017   25m24s 4 192 0
Jean-Pierre Lacroix (DPKO) on the DRC - Security Council Media Stakeout (11 July 2017)
Description: Statement to the media by H.E. Mr. Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, on the situation concerning the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
  11 Jul 2017   12m8s 4 203 0