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Middle East (Yemen) - Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Briefing to Security Council
Description: Briefing by Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, on the situation in the Middle East - Yemen at the 8066th meeting of the Security Council.
  10 Oct 2017   10m36s 4 642 0
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. https://www.brookings.edu/events/middle-east-crises-and-conflicts-the-way-ahead/ (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
  09 Oct 2017   1h37m49s 12 1471 0
Peace in Nigeria: Policy Choices for Nigeria and the United States
Description: This is the second panel of USIP's September 28 event, "Peace in Nigeria: How to Build It, and America’s Role." This panel is entitled "Policy Choices for Nigeria and the United States." To watch the entire event, visit: https://www.usip.org/events/peace-nigeria-how-build-it-and-americas-role Panelists: Dr. Attahiru Jega, Former Chairman, Nigeria, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Member, Nigeria Senior Working Group Kingsley Moghalu, Founder and President, the Institute for Governance and Economic Transformations Ms. Sandra Clark, Director West Africa Office, U.S. Department of State Moderator: Amb. Princeton Lyman, Senior Advisor, United States Institute of 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.
  29 Sep 2017   1h9m39s 2 81 0
When Civilian Assistance and the Military Cross Paths
Description: In areas of the world affected by violent conflict, the U.S. military and civilian government agencies are working more closely with non-governmental and international organizations to achieve peace and security. While coordination has improved, better integration is still needed to increase the success of these efforts. Join the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Forum at the U.S. Institute of Peace on Sept. 14 for a discussion of how professionals from across the diverse civilian-military community can work together to achieve better results and reduce violent conflict. For more information about this event, visit: https://www.usip.org/events/when-civilian-assistance-and-military-cross-paths Join the conversation on Twitter with #CPRF. Speakers Stéphane Bonamy Deputy Head of Regional Delegation for the United States & Canada, International Committee of the Red Cross Robert Jenkins Acting Assistant Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) Alina L. Romanowski Acting Principal Deputy Coordinator for Counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State James A. Schear Senior Political Scientist, the RAND Corporation Monica Shephard Vice Director for Joint Force Development, Joint Force Development Directorate J7, Joint Chiefs of Staff Carla Koppell, Opening Remarks Vice President, Applied Conflict Transformation, U.S Institute of Peace Michael Shipler, Moderator Regional Director, Asia, Search for Common Ground
  21 Sep 2017   1h31m26s 3 101 0
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 20 585 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 2 161 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 38 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 12 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 13 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 10 539 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 7 423 0