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Listen in every Friday as Lars Peter Nissen hosts conversations on all things humanitarian with a variety of guests. If you are passionate about humanitarian action and looking for new answers, you will enjoy listening to the smart, honest interviews about all things humanitarian.
 
Revealing, intimate conversations with visionaries and leaders in the arts, science, technology, public service, sports and business. These engaging personal stories are drawn from interviews with the American Academy of Achievement, and offer insights you’ll want to apply to your own life.
 
What does it take to be a United Nations worker in some of the world’s most difficult and dangerous locations? How are health workers, humanitarians and peacekeepers racing to protect the most vulnerable populations from the threat of the COVID-19 virus? Stationed in remote locations and far from family, how are they coping themselves? To find out, Melissa Fleming, UN Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, meets them. Here you will discover extraordinary personal stories from peo ...
 
The official podcast of the ICRC in the US & Canada. Podcasting to you from Washington, DC. We aim to highlight the human element behind the consequences of conflict. Humanitarian profiles, operational updates, legal debates and discussions. OUR MISSION: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violenc ...
 
Creating a better life through complete connection to self, others, and your reality. Join author, mentor and humanitarian Dr. Kathryn Colleen as she brings together psychology, physics, religion, and philosophy to explore life and being human through the framework of the 11 stages we all experience. Send in your questions and thoughts and join a worldwide audience creating better lives.
 
There’s no one you wouldn’t love if you knew their story. Michael Franti is a globally-recognized musician, humanitarian, activist, and award-winning filmmaker revered for his high-energy live shows, inspiring music, devotion to health and wellness, worldwide philanthropic efforts, and the power of his optimism. Tune in each week as he speaks with guests from all walks of life, but in particular, people who are cultural creatives — people who through their music, their art, their entrepreneu ...
 
To help celebrate and bring awareness to Refugee Week UK 2021, we are pleased to introduce the ‘Refugee Realities’ Podcast, a series created by students on the Forced Displacement and Refugees course in the Department of International Development. Across Refugee Week, from June 14th to the 18th, we’ll be releasing two student-recorded podcasts each day. Like the course, the topics covered are eclectic. We range from a birds-eye perspective on the challenges facing refugee governance and rece ...
 
Ryan the Door Man and entrepreneur discusses all things garage doors. Garage doors are one of the best ROI upgrades you can do to the exterior of your home. Ryan is the owner of Aaron Overhead Doors in Milton & Buford GA and also the owner of Such n Such Media where he also hosts Torsion Talk Podcast. A podcast dedicated to the door industry. Ryan's company, Aaron Overhead Doors has been recognized for its growth, humanitarian efforts, and quality service. Ryan is recognized as an industry l ...
 
Live recordings of events from the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), an independent, global think tank, working for a sustainable and peaceful world in which every person thrives. Our events cover everything from climate change and migration to gender and the Sustainable Development Goals. Join the global discussion of international development and humanitarian issues. Find out more about ODI events: www.odi.org/events
 
EM Weekly is a weekly Emergency Management podcast hosted by Todd De Voe that brings news, interviews, discusses trends and issues that impact Emergency Management, first responders, military, education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. Produced by Sitch Radio Brian Colburn
 
The Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) is an independent research and media organization based in Montreal. The CRG is a registered non-profit organization in the province of Quebec, Canada. In addition to the Global Research websites, the Centre is involved in book publishing, support to humanitarian projects as well as educational outreach activities including the organization of public conferences and lectures. The Centre also acts as a think tank on crucial economic and geopoliti ...
 
This a podcast for the fans of Duke and Duchess of Sussex. This will be all about Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Sussex Squad Podcast is a lively and refreshing podcasts, run by Tina and Michelle. In our podcast, we discuss the latest news about The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, their charity and humanitarian work and debunk lies spread through the British media. Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/c/SussexSquadPodcast and follow our other platforms.
 
Following an official request from the UN Secretary General, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is moving ahead with plans for a World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul in May 2016. The objective of the event – which will be the first-ever humanitarian summit of this scale and scope – is to set a future agenda for humanitarian action to ensure improved responsiveness to the changing humanitarian landscape in terms of greater needs, more diverse actors, new techno ...
 
This occasional podcast from the Cash Learning Partnership (CaLP) will look in depth at the critical debates in humanitarian cash and voucher assistance (CVA). If you would like to take part or suggest topics for future episodes, get in touch at info@calpnetwork.org. CaLP is a global partnership of humanitarian actors engaged in policy, practice and research in CVA.
 
No White Saviors is an advocacy campaign lead by a majority female, majority African team of professionals based in Kampala, Uganda. Our collective experience in the development & the aid sector has lead us to a deep commitment to seeing things change in a more equitable & anti-racist direction. We have created the No White Saviors podcast as a way for us to expand the conversations we have been having on social media and on the ground. We will be diving deeper into important topics and invi ...
 
Building more equitable and inclusive relationships and communities requires a commitment to increasing our understanding of diversity, inclusion, equity, and social justice in thought, and in practice. Actively committing ourselves to a lifetime of learning and critical self-reflection can show us the roles we can play in creating a better world by being the change we wish to see in it. Hosted by Social Worker, Social Justice Educator, Writer, and Organizational Consultant Relando Thompkins ...
 
Having personable,intimate conversation and turning negative into Nyce inspirational thoughts.. Come join me for a Nyce Talk.. Let's go and let go.. Subgenre : Lifestyle - Self Help My Memoir/Poet/Inspirational Speaker/Optimist/Visionary/Humanitarian Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nycetalk/support
 
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Digital technologies – both their presence and absence during crises – are impacting humanitarian action and civilians’ lives. They are also impacting the means and method of warfare - leading to a “digitalization of armed conflicts”. In this podcast, Intercross host Elizabeth Rushing speaks with Saman Rejali, ICRC Law and Policy Advisor based in G…
 
"If there is ever competition for the energy that the Bitcoin miners are buying, the miners turn off their machines, perhaps to turn them back on later in a real-time response to grid loads. This relationship is poorly understood by many, leading to a popular but incorrect assumption that Bitcoin is “wasting” energy that could be used for other pro…
 
Aid workers are usually sufficiently prepared to overcome whatever challenges they face, but what about a volcanic eruption? That’s what happened to the UN refugee agency’s (UNHCR) team in Goma, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, when lava started pouring from Mount Nyiragongo on 22 May. To talk about the experience from Goma, here’s Jackie K…
 
President Biden and President Putin met for the first time this week in Geneva and Fareed asks Andrey Kortunov, director general of the Russian International Affairs Council, about the state of U.S.-Russian relations and how cyberattacks are impacting the relationship. A low turnout election in Iran has secured a presidential win for hardliner Ebra…
 
In Episode 76 of the CounterVortex podcast, Bill Weinberg discusses and critiques The Duty to Stand Aside: Nineteen Eighty-Four and the Wartime Quarrel of George Orwell and Alex Comfort by Eric Laursen. Orwell and Comfort were divided on the question of Allied bombardment of Germany in World War II—although they both united to support the free-spee…
 
"I understand the people I speak to in my current job, because I've been in their shoes: I've been arbitrarily detained. I've experienced enforced disappearance.” Michelle Bachelet was the first female President of Chile for the Socialist Party of Chile (2006–10; 2014–18). She is now the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights. Michelle’s…
 
“I’m really convinced that if we allow ourselves to get in over our heads, that’s when we’ll see more and more of God’s power moving in and through us.” Jessica Collins was called by God into full time ministry at a young age but had to overcome her own doubts as well as some of the rejection she has experienced as a woman in ministry. Her experien…
 
In this episode, LSE Master’s student Ezgi Ilhan interviews Valentina Spinedi, Director of Student Advising at Paper Airplanes. Paper Airplanes is a fully virtual non-profit organization providing educational services to conflict-affected individuals, focusing on displaced Syrians with refugee status. Though many organizations struggled to transiti…
 
In this episode, Konstantina Mirtzani and Valeria Miglio speak with Giulia Cicoli, co-founder and Advocacy Director of Still I Rise NGO. Still I Rise was first founded in 2018 to address the lack of appropriate education services for minors living in the Samos hotspot. Since then, the organisation has opened schools for displaced youth in Syria, Ke…
 
Today on a special episode of the Global Research News Hour, as increasing numbers of Canadians wake up to the reality of the horrors that took place in the residential school system, we hear multiple perspectives about what it all means for the survivors, for settlers, for the foundation of the building of this country and for the prospects of rig…
 
In this week’s 15-minute podcast, we enter the murky world of so-called intelligent drone strike technology and concerns about their proliferation in an interview with the UN Institute for Disarmament Research. Also, an alert over Africa’s third COVID wave, a new UN report likening drought to a new pandemic and a warning over the plight of millions…
 
In this episode, we explore the concept of divine feminine and divine masculine in each of us and the critical concept of holding space for our partners to enter and express themselves, and how to witness the divine within them. Visit the online ashram at http://kathryncolleen.com/studio/. Join the email list to ask questions. Follow THIS link to h…
 
The full organization of the ICS structure is large. However, the full organization is rarely implemented. The organization can expand and contract depending on how many people are needed at any given moment. In a large crisis, the whole structure could be implemented, but in a smaller incident, only one, two, or three of these positions might be f…
 
This podcast takes listeners to the forefront of the internal displacement issue in Somalia where Mogadishu officials are spearheading a policy to address the needs of the hundreds of thousands of IDPs in their city. In the first part of the podcast, Durable Solutions Consultant for the Municipality of Mogadishu, Amun Osman, speaks with Research an…
 
In March 2021, the Home Secretary, Priti Patel, made headlines with the announcement of the Governments ‘New Plan for Immigration’. This ‘New Plan’ outlined the most significant overhaul to the UK’s existing refugee and asylum policy in decades. The government stated that this overhaul will create a ‘fairer’ system and insists that it was ‘breaking…
 
In this podcast, Gabriele Canavan and Taitum Caggiano interview Dr. Aiko Holvikivi and Dr. Audrey Reeves who recently published an article titled “Women, Peace and Security After Europe’s Refugee Crisis,” and they are here to tell us more about the nexus between the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda and the refugee security regime. For backgro…
 
While the number of children completing primary school education has increased markedly over the past 50 years, in 2018, the World Bank found that 125 million children lacked the minimum literacy skills to continue their education, even after four years of enrolment. This realisation that schooling is not equivalent to learning has sparked a global…
 
"A network effect is an attribute of a company or other system such that as more people use the network, the network becomes exponentially more valuable for each user. It’s one of the strongest economic moats that a system can have against competitors." - Lyn Alden Another excellent piece today from the newsletter of Lyn Alden, making sense of netw…
 
The unprecedented rise in people requiring humanitarian assistance will continue unless countries collaborate better to combat conflict, climate change and disease, including COVID-19. That’s the firm belief of the UN’s top aid official, Mark Lowcock, who leaves this week after four years heading its Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affa…
 
In this interview by MSc student in International Development, Gender and globalisation Jenifer Elmslie, Mustafa Ali discusses his experience leaving Afghanistan as an unaccompanied minor at the age of 13, and his 10-year journey to gain asylum in the United Kingdom. Ali discusses his journey to graduate from Cambridge University in 2017with a degr…
 
In Western countries, refugees are often seen as a burden, as an indistinct mass of people threatening our “values and well-being”. In this podcast, MSc student in Gender, Development and Globalisation Simona Camillini hears the incredible stories of two of the hundreds of thousands of people who every year are forced to flee their homes and leave …
 
In the last two decades, Western states have frequently worked with non-state or sub-state armed groups to confront security threats, whether as partners in global counter-terrorism operations or as the de facto security providers in stabilisation and peacebuilding contexts.In partnership with ODI's Centre for the Study of Armed Groups and GPPi, ou…
 
When Lieutenant Colonel Ján Hric took command of what’s known as Sector 4 in the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, UNFICYP, he realized that he had “big boots to fill”. He quickly learned that there were multiple layers involved in carrying out peacekeeping work in such a “broad international environment”.…
 
In today's episode, the NWS Team draws on an earlier conversation with Tom Saater about ethical storytelling to talk about nuanced ways of ethical storytelling. We strongly encourage you to listen to part 1 of this conversation. If you like what you hear and appreciate our work, please rate, leave a review and share the episode with friends. Listen…
 
In this podcast, MSc student in International Development and Humanitarian Emergencies Maria Harb meets two inspirational women - Victoria Lupton and Fida Alwaer. Victoria has been living in Lebanon for the past 10 years and is the co-founder of Seenaryo, a leading specialist in theatre and play-based learning with marginalized communities in Leban…
 
Refugees and asylum seekers are all too often seen through the narrow prism of their experiences of displacement, but this is only one part of the picture. Refugee artists and their community partners challenge those limits daily through storytelling, creative space-making, and movement organising. Natasha Menon and Sarah Doyel, two International M…
 
Lori McKenna released her 12th studio album titled 'The Balladeer', produced by GRAMMY Award-winner Dave Cobb in July of 2020. She was a 2x nominee at the 2020 GRAMMYs, she received back-to-back GRAMMY awards in 2015 and 2016 for “Best Country Song," and at the same time, she was the first female songwriter to win back-to-back CMA Awards for Song o…
 
“All this to say, there is no optimistic version of the future in which humanity does not use significantly more energy than it does today.” - Hodl’n Caulfield & Selene Lindstrom What is the connection between Bitcoin, human prosperity, and the fundamental process of commanding energy to solve our problems? Bitcoin isn’t just a monetary and financi…
 
Erin-Rae Donaldson Peace and Kevin Rose join me today from Convoy of Hope, an inspiring organization that brings life-saving food supplies to those affected by disaster and poverty. From day one, the people behind this organization have been driven to serve and encourage, showing kindness to people worldwide, many of whom are suffering. Known for t…
 
In this episode, Dave and Jamison answer these questions: Questions Hello!! This is maybe the opposite of a problem, but I’ve found myself stuck - how do you navigate too much interest from outside parties? I work in a pretty niche subsection of software dev, so I field a lot of job offers/recruitment when people start to put together a new team. T…
 
The UNHCR estimates that 90% of refugees are produced in countries that are the most vulnerable and the least prepared to adapt to the repercussions of climate change. In this episode, MSc student in Health and International Development Aimée Wolff interviews Andrew Harper, special Advisor on Climate Action to the UN Refugee Agency, who illuminates…
 
Inspired by the decades-long struggle to collect consistent data on international migration globally, this podcast episode explores recent data innovation efforts made by the International Organization for Migration’s Global Migration Data Analysis Center (IOM’s GMDAC) in Berlin, Germany. In this episode, MSc student in International Migration and …
 
Distribution of cash instead of commodities is transforming humanitarian action. Cash distribution has grown quickly in past years and today represents roughly 20% of assistance is given.. Cash gives crisis affected populations choices and agency but it also places the sector based humanitarian architecture under stress. There is clearly a need to …
 
Coach K, as Mike Krzyzewski is best known, has had more wins than any other men's basketball coach in the NCAA... by a long shot. He's also the proud owner of three Olympic Gold Medals, from his time caching the USA Men’s National Team. Well, Coach K has announced that he is retiring, after four decades with the Duke University Blue Devils. And so …
 
Host Patti Teel interviews co-host Anthony Giannini, who is featured in this episode as our special guest! Anthony is an applied cultural anthropologist, frequently traveling to Peru in order to study indigenous shamanic healing practices. Anthony recently returned from a visit in the Andes Mountains of Peru where he was visiting an indigenous Q’er…
 
Biden brought America “back to the table” of the world stage this week on his first trip abroad as President. Fareed talks to The Economist’s editor-in-chief, Zanny Minton Beddoes, and Ben Rhodes, former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor, about Biden’s plan to rally the world’s leading democracies. A new day dawns on Israel as Benjamin Netanyah…
 
In Episode 75 of the CounterVortex podcast, Bill Weinberg examines distorted reportage on the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline by Russian hackers. The disaster illustrates the urgent need for a crash conversion from fossil fuels—but also from digital technology. Signs of hope are seen in the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline, the recent ind…
 
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