UN This Week

With Adem Carroll

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UN This Week
  • January was Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month: What Ac...
    39 mins
    • January was Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month: What Actions Can We Take?

      S1:E36 An Urgent Conversation with Racha Haffar, Co-Founder & CEO, Youth Against Slavery Movement - YASM.

  • Self Determination in Palestine, Kashmir and Western Sahara.mp4
    50 mins
    • Self Determination in Palestine, Kashmir and Western Sahara.mp4

      S1:E35 A Conversation with Susan Smith, Fellowship of Reconciliation USA, active in refugee resettlement and sanctuary work and Dr. Imtiaz Khan, Board Member, World Kashmiri Association. and Professor of Microbiology, Immunology at George Washington University.

  • Guantanamo, a Legal Black Hole - A View From Both Sides of the Pr...
    49 mins
    • Guantanamo, a Legal Black Hole - A View From Both Sides of the Prison Bars

      S1:E34 A Discussion with Yusuf Yee, both Muslim Chaplain and Detainee at Guantanamo On the 19th Anniversary of Detainees' Arrival

  • How to Build Consensus to Support the UN's Human Rights Programs?...
    45 mins
    • How to Build Consensus to Support the UN's Human Rights Programs? How to Confront Religious Intolerance and Hate Speech?

      S1:E33 How to Build Consensus to Support the UN's Human Rights Programs? How to Confront Religious Intolerance and Hate Speech? A Conversation with Christen Broecker. Deputy Director of the Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights (JBI) and VP of the UN NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief.

  • Global Culture of Human Rights, Inclusive Islam and Women's Right...
    45 mins
    • Global Culture of Human Rights, Inclusive Islam and Women's Rights-Compliant Sharia

      S1:E32 Ani Zonneveld born in Malaysia, a Muslim since birth, is founder and President of Muslims for Progressive Values (MPV), a Grammy certified songwriter, and a founding member of Alliance of Inclusive Muslims. She is a member of the Multi-Faith Advisory Council to the U.N. and is the co-chair of its Gender Working Group; completed an anti-hate speech curriculum for Muslim societies commissioned by the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect. She overseas MPV’s signature program #ImamsForShe; gave her TEDx talk titled – Islam: As American As Apple Pie, and is the subject of an award winning documentary titled “al-imam“ screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2019.

  • Crisis in Ethiopia - How Does the Diaspora Confront the Challenge...
    47 mins
    • Crisis in Ethiopia - How Does the Diaspora Confront the Challenges

      S1:E31 UN This Week: Crisis in Ethiopia: How Does the Diaspora Confront the Challenges? A Conversation with Dr. Tsehaye Teferra, founder and president Ethiopian Community Development Council, Inc.

  • Update on Global Migration Crisis - What the UN Can Do
    48 mins
    • Update on Global Migration Crisis - What the UN Can Do

      S1:E30 UN This Week: Update on Global Migration Crisis: What the UN Can Do with Dr. Marciana L. Popescu Associate Professor, Fordham University, Graduate School of Social Service Senior Fulbright Scholar, Austria

  • New Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons - What Does This Mean?
    45 mins
    • New Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons - What Does This Mean?

      S1:E29 New Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons: What Does This Mean? - In conversation with Rebecca Irby. Rebecca Irby is the Founding Partner and President of PEAC Institute. PEAC Institute received Special Consulting Status with the Economic and Social Forum (ECOSOC) at the United Nations in May 2020.

  • A Crisis of Democracy: Confronting the Unfair Elections in Burma ...
    44 mins
    • A Crisis of Democracy: Confronting the Unfair Elections in Burma This Week.

      S1:E28 A conversation with Marlene Spoerri, Director of Inclusive Democracy and Systems Change at the NGO Independent Diplomat.

  • Post Election Unrest: Cote D'Ivoire & the African Context.
    41 mins
    • Post Election Unrest: Cote D'Ivoire & the African Context.

      S1:E27 A conversation with Christine Caldera, Research Analyst at the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect

  • Empowering Refugee Women from All Nations
    45 mins
    • Empowering Refugee Women from All Nations

      S1:E26 Samira Harnish Founder and Exec Director, Women of the World & Winner of the Prestigious UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award for 2020

  • Confronting the Impact of Disinformation, Hate Speech & Authorita...
    47 mins
    • Confronting the Impact of Disinformation, Hate Speech & Authoritarian Governments in Asia

      S1:E25 Confronting the Impact of Disinformation, Hate Speech & Authoritarian Governments in Asia

  • Police Brutality and Human Rights in Nigeria
    42 mins
    • Police Brutality and Human Rights in Nigeria

      S1:E24: Police Brutality and Human Rights in Nigeria

  • Ending Genocides: Are We Ignoring Human Rights Crises in Africa?
    48 mins
    • Ending Genocides: Are We Ignoring Human Rights Crises in Africa?

      S1:E23 A conversation with Thomas R. H. Shacklock, UK-based research analyst for Genocide Watch, also affiliated with Grassroots Diplomat, an independent consultancy.

  • Behind the Escalation of Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia:...
    52 mins
    • Behind the Escalation of Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia: As Conflict Intensifies, What Role for the International Community?

      S1:E22 Live Conversation with Alex Raufoglu, Azerbaijani-American journalist, and press freedom advocate focusing on Eurasia.

  • Climate Justice
    48 mins
    • Climate Justice

      S1:E21 Climate Justice

  • The aspiration to achieve a world free from the threat of nuclear...
    1 hr, 2 mins
    • The aspiration to achieve a world free from the threat of nuclear weapons

      S1:E20 The aspiration to achieve a world free from the threat of nuclear weapons.

  • Confronting Shrinking Civic Space and Human Rights at the United ...
    42 mins
    • Confronting Shrinking Civic Space and Human Rights at the United Nations

      S1:E19 Confronting Shrinking Civic Space and Human Rights at the United Nations.

  • Disarming Candor: What the International Community Can Do to Cont...
    50 mins
    • Disarming Candor: What the International Community Can Do to Control the Arms Race

      S1:E18 With Allison Pytlak, Reaching Critical Will, WILPF and Seth Sheldon, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.

  • How Can Our Communities Give Safely?
    46 mins
    • How Can Our Communities Give Safely?

      S1:E17 Kay Guinane, Director of the Charity and Security Network.

  • Illegal to Convert? How the International Community Sees anti-Con...
    50 mins
    • Illegal to Convert? How the International Community Sees anti-Conversion Laws

      S1:E16 Conversation with Sean Nelson of ADF International.

  • The Plight of Moro Muslims in Philippines
    43 mins
    • The Plight of Moro Muslims in Philippines

      S1:E15 A conversation with Amirah Lidasan.

  • A conversation with Amirah Ali Lidasan
    43 mins
    • A conversation with Amirah Ali Lidasan

      S1:E14 A conversation with Amirah Lidasan.

  • A conversation with Steve Nation
    53 mins
    • A conversation with Steve Nation

      S1:E13 A conversation with Steve Nation.

  • Both Local & Global: Addressing Trauma and Justice Together
    50 mins
    • Both Local & Global: Addressing Trauma and Justice Together

      S1:E12 After 18 years of post-law school corporate work, private practice, 11 years as a federal civil rights attorney and mediator, and then Assistant General Counsel for a university, Gina Damasco left a traditional legal career trajectory to be a human rights defender, working both locally and at the UN.

  • How Can the UN System Help Survivors of Genocide and Mass Atrocit...
    56 mins, 59 secs
    • How Can the UN System Help Survivors of Genocide and Mass Atrocities? Where Can We Find Paths of Healing Through the Suffering World?

      S1:E11 On the anniversary of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima, and in the midst of a global pandemic, our guest is Dr Yael Danieli, co-founder and director of the Group Project for Holocaust Survivors and Their Children in NY, Senior UN Representative for international Organization for Victim Assistance, discussing confronting trauma in the self and in the world.

  • What are Nonviolent Peacemakers?
    50 mins, 4 secs
    • What are Nonviolent Peacemakers?

      S1:E10 Conversation with Mel Duncan, Co-Founder of Noviolent Peaceforce, a global leader in unarmed civilian protection.

  • Understanding the Philippines: Strong Man Politics and Human Righ...
    53 mins, 3 secs
    • Understanding the Philippines: Strong Man Politics and Human Rights

      S1:E9 Understanding the Philippines: Strong Man Politics and Human Rights and the View from Portland with Activist Drew Elizarde-Miller.

  • Building a Movement for Nonviolent Social Change in Bolivia and B...
    45 mins, 3 secs
    • Building a Movement for Nonviolent Social Change in Bolivia and Beyond

      S1:E8 Building a Movement for Nonviolent Social Change: Organizing and Leadership Training in Bolivia and Beyond, with Activist and Organizer Jhanisse Vaca Daza.

  • Global Challenges for Freedom of Assembly
    43 mins, 3 secs
    • Global Challenges for Freedom of Assembly

      S1:E7 Peter Micek is General Counsel at Access Now, and Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. Access Now is an international organization that defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. Peter Micek leads global legal operations, managing risk to programmatic and operational arms, including the Digital Security Helpline, Grants, and RightsCon, and engaging in strategic litigation.

  • A Conversation with Jenny Wang
    45 mins, 3 secs
    • A Conversation with Jenny Wang

      S1:E6 A Conversation with Jenny Wang.

  • Saving the United Nations in a Time of Crisis
    43 mins, 5 secs
    • Saving the United Nations in a Time of Crisis

      S1:E5 UN Under Fire: How Can We Save the United Nations at this Time of Crisis Conversation with UNA-USA Executive Director Rachel Pittman.

  • Challenges in keeping International Courts Alive in the Trump era...
    46 mins, 4 secs
    • Challenges in keeping International Courts Alive in the Trump era.

      S1:E4 As we mark the 25th Anniversary of the Bosnian Genocide, we speak with Anjali (Anji) Manivannan, Director of Programs at the World Federalist Movement/Institute for Global Policy (WFM/IGP). takes a lead role in atrocity prevention, and holding nations accountable for crimes against humanity.

  • The Temple of Understanding: 60 Years of Global Citizenship
    43 mins, 3 secs
    • The Temple of Understanding: 60 Years of Global Citizenship

      S1:E3 Global Citizenship Dialogue with Diverse Allies Creating a Better World Through Human Rights Protection and Humanitarian Crisis Response.

  • Former US Diplomat: A Life in Service and Allyship
    41 mins, 3 secs
    • Former US Diplomat: A Life in Service and Allyship

      S1:E2 Head of Unitarian Universalist UN Office Bruce Knotts Reflects on Partnerships for Peace and Justice.

  • The Role of a Faith-Based Organization at the UN
    45 mins, 3 secs
    • The Role of a Faith-Based Organization at the UN

      S1:E1 Conversation with Carl Murrell, Representative of the Bahai Community at the United Nations.