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The New Humanitarian brings you an inside look at the conflicts and natural disasters that leave millions of people in need each year, and the policies and people who respond to them. Join TNH’s journalists in the aid policy hub of Geneva and in global hotspots to unpack the stories that are disrupting and shaping lives around the world.
 
In Tools For Nomads I’ll introduce you to insanely productive and creative people to learn how they work, what are the go-to things they can't do without, how do they stay passionate and grounded so that they can do their best no matter where they are. Musicians, designers, artists, architects, writers, chefs...sommelier….photographers, filmmakers….environmentalists, adventurers….humanitarian aid workers….As creative professionals, we look to tackle the projects that make us stretch. To us, ...
 
Long-form, personal conversations with international development and humanitarian aid practitioners, thinkers, activists, academics and more. Conversations center on lived experiences and reflections on ethical issues, power dynamics, systemic challenges and lessons learnt. Common themes: redistributing power, working with diverse stakeholders, negotiating partnerships, measuring impact, learning from mistakes, doing no harm, building trust, ensuring accountability, rejecting saviour complex ...
 
A podcast for people who’ve dedicated their careers to helping others – but eventually realise they need help, too. Conversations about promoting care and compassion in humanitarian and development settings and sharing what we are learning about promoting and supporting aid worker well-being and organisational culture.
 
The CARE Action! Podcast is our network’s story told through global conversations about advocacy, poverty, humanitarian aid, and the people who make CARE work. It takes a network to make change happen – a network of smart, passionate people working together to raise awareness, apply political pressure, and help CARE eradicate global poverty by empowering girls and women to transform their lives. Not too wonky, not too technical – The CARE Action Podcast turns everyday citizens into powerful ...
 
The International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers' Association (ICoCA) is a multistakeholder initiative whose mission is to raise private industry security standards and promote the responsible provision of private security. During these podcasts ICoCA invites different perspectives on what the future holds for responsible private security that respects human rights and international humanitarian law. Music by www.bensound.com
 
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.
 
How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the people we don't usually hear from? What solutions and leadership are emerging from the crisis? In each episode, we get a glimpse into the world that’s being created in the cracks of this crisis. We will hear from a range of individuals and social leaders, from migrant labourers to trans youth mobilizing in their communities, to humanitarian workers. Join us as we hear the experiences and responses of those living through this pandemic who are alread ...
 
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Gerard Readett

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Traffic Jam Buster! Come to Brussels, a congestion-free city in 2022, but avoid the day of 'Roadworks', when Akila Kama, an African terrorist takes the city and many foreign heads of state hostage. His demands are simple, either the greatest humanitarian aid package is sent to Africa by the nations of the West, or their leaders die.In a city where all rail, road and underground traffic is computerised, Hugh Ryan, a Transport Authority controller, realises that while all traffic inside the ci ...
 
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LSE Department of International Development

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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 ...
 
Shepherd Autrey is a Quaker, a physician, and a man deeply disturbed by the madness around him as the War Between the tates bears down on his America in 1863. Dared by a friend to take an active role, Shep volunteers to provide humanitarian aid to the victims of Sherman’s scorched earth campaign in the Shenandoah Valley. There he runs foul of a Confederate recruiting drive and fi nds himself hanged by the neck from a tree. Awakening in a strange land which can’t possibly be earth, Shep is pl ...
 
How do I lead a team in international development to better performance, while maintaining my wellbeing and making an impact in the community? Using her 12 years' experience in international development as well as professional coaching background, host Torrey Peace answers these questions and more in The Aid for Aid Workers Leadership Podcast. Here you'll find a mix of mini trainings and step-by-step guides, as well as best practices from other aid workers and a healthy dose of coaching from ...
 
What’s it like to live with a mental health condition, or a disability, or both? How can we make life better for people who face these complex challenges in their lives? Get Real presents frank and fearless conversations about mental health and disability, including people with lived experience, frontline workers in the industry, as well as policy-makers and advocates. Hosted by Robyn Haydon and Karenza Louis-Smith & produced by Emily Webb, on behalf of ermha365 Complex Mental Health and Dis ...
 
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 ...
 
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Center for Strategic and International Studies

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The Project on Prosperity and Development (PPD) studies the central role of the private sector and governments in emerging economies and fragile or conflict-affected areas. The Global Food Security Program provides guidance to policymakers to ensure that U.S. foreign assistance and agricultural development programs are sustainable, efficient, and effective. The Humanitarian Agenda identifies and analyzes trends in the evolving humanitarian environment to improve delivery of aid and access to ...
 
Disrupt Development brings you inspiring stories of disruptive thinkers and doers within Sustainable Development. Stories about transformative idea’s, innovative projects, impactful products, groundbreaking systems and new partnerships all aiming to accelarate impact towards Sustainable Development.
 
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UK Department for International Development

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DFID, the Department for International Development, is the part of the UK Government that manages Britain’s aid to poor countries. We work with charities, international organisations and the governments of poor countries to find lasting solutions to the global problem of poverty. On Soundcloud you can hear the opinions of respected voices from across the international development field - on a wide range of subjects from climate change to health and education, from economic growth and trade t ...
 
Hi, my name is Kimber Vradenburg, and I've been a humanitarian practitioner for over 20 years. I love this work, because it continually asks me to reflect, grow, give the best of myself and live in my integrity. Specifically, I love working with practitioners in the field serving their own communities. They are the people upon whom every humanitarian effort depends. They are also systemically undervalued. Over two decades I’ve worked with these incredible practitioners, meeting as people wit ...
 
A podcast where Imogen Foulkes puts big questions facing the world to the experts working to tackle them in Switzerland’s international city. Produced as part of the Genève Vision media network, in partnership with the Graduate Institute Geneva.
 
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Seeking Refuge

SRPA Team at the University of South Carolina

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Want to hear some extraordinary stories of resilience and humanity? Tired of political debates that ignore the lived experiences of refugees? Tune in to Seeking Refuge for the human stories of refugees and those working to protect them. Seeking Refuge was started by a group of students at the University of South Carolina who want to depoliticize the narrative around the refugee crisis. We focus on bringing you stories from refugees themselves and those on the frontlines of the crisis, giving ...
 
Ad Pacem is a weekly podcast from Chile in search of world peace through exploring various Defense and Foreign Relations matters in simple words for people with little time. Get in touch with us using the hashtag #AdPacemIdeas on social media or become a patreon on patreon.com/AdPacemPodcast and join our community. Don’t forget to subscribe to the show and keep moving towards peace!
 
Don't have time for a full news hour? Listen to the PBS NewsHour, segment by segment. Our full coverage of politics, science, arts, health, national and international news is included in this feed in easy-to-digest 5 to 10 minute segments. Segments are published each night by 9 p.m. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full show, Brooks and Capehart, Politics Monday, Brief but Spectacular, and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. ...
 
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Center for Strategic and International Studies

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The CSIS Americas Program anchors the center’s work on this region with the objective to elevate the discussion to the strategic level. CSIS’s programming primarily focuses on the effect of impunity and abuse of power on defense and security sector priorities, the impact that the erosion of democratic practices and institutions has on vulnerable populations, and the consequences of forced displacement and involuntary migration. The Americas Program collaborates closely with other CSIS Progra ...
 
These podcasts are recordings from the Cutting Edge Issues in Development Thinking & Practice lecture series 2021/22 and 2020/21, a visiting lecture series coordinated by Professor in Practice in the Department, Duncan Green and Professor of Development Studies, Professor James Putzel. The Cutting Edge series provides students and guests with fascinating insights into the practical world of international development. Renowned guest lecturers share their expertise and invite discussion on an ...
 
His Holiness Sivarama Swami is a senior monk and spiritual teacher of the devotional path ( Bhakti yoga ), a 5000 year old spiritual tradition emerging from ancient India. He is the author of over 15 books which elucidate the teachings of Bhakti further and is the inspirer behind the world-renowned Krishna Valley community in Hungary; a self-sustained eco-village founded on the principles of ' simple living & high thinking '. Born Peter Letai, to an upper-class Jewish family in Budapest in 1 ...
 
His Holiness Sivarama Swami is a senior monk and spiritual teacher of the devotional path ( Bhakti yoga ), a 5000 year old spiritual tradition emerging from ancient India. He is the author of over 15 books which elucidate the teachings of Bhakti further and is the inspirer behind the world-renowned Krishna Valley community in Hungary; a self-sustained eco-village founded on the principles of ' simple living & high thinking '. Born Peter Letai, to an upper-class Jewish family in Budapest in 1 ...
 
Hosted by Daniel Scott, EM Student works to bring interviews of industry and academic leaders by discussing trends, topics, and issues that affect emergency managers, first responders, military, higher education, public safety, communications, disaster volunteer organizations, public health, humanitarian groups, NGOs, professionals, students, and researchers. Please continue to listen and interact with EM Weekly, without which EM Student would not exist. All EM Student content is free with t ...
 
This flagship podcast series from UN News takes its name from the words that correspondents at UN Headquarters in New York hear each night, at the end of the working day. We highlight the in-depth human stories behind the UN’s work and the way that it touches and impacts ordinary lives around the world.
 
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In our news wrap Tuesday, the United Nations is appealing for a record $5 billion in humanitarian assistance for Afghanistan and neighboring countries as the U.S. announced $300 million in aid. Also, the number of people hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S. hit a new record, Federal Reserve chair Jerome Powell testified for his re-nomination, and…
 
The major part of the humanitarian response at the Poland-Belarus border is provided by volunteers. In this episode, host Heba Aly speaks to a Polish activist leading the voluntary humanitarians, and the UN Refugee Agency on their role when it comes to providing humanitarian assistance in Europe. Guests: Anna Alboth, Polish activist with Grupa Gran…
 
Russian disinformation is rife in countries formerly ruled from Moscow. Some ex-Soviet states have tried to suppress it altogether by banning Russian television stations and even limiting the use of the Russian language on their own domestic channels. Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visited Estonia, which is trying a different approach. The s…
 
Russian disinformation is rife in countries formerly ruled from Moscow. Some ex-Soviet states have tried to suppress it altogether by banning Russian television stations and even limiting the use of the Russian language on their own domestic channels. Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visited Estonia, which is trying a different approach. The s…
 
This month would have been Alvin Ailey's 91st birthday; the celebrated modern dance visionary died in 1989. Decades later, his choreography is as vibrant as ever and his company, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater remains as innovative. Christopher Booker spoke with the company's artistic director Robert Battle about Ailey's legacy. PBS NewsHou…
 
Starting Saturday, private insurers are required to cover the cost of up to eight at-home testing kits, while those without insurance can get a free kit from the federal government. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases rose by another 800,000 across the U.S. Hospitals are filling up even as deaths have risen at a slower pace. Dr. Jeremy Faust, an emergency ro…
 
In our news wrap Friday, Ukraine blamed Russia for a sweeping cyberattack that left government websites unusable as the White House warned that Russia may attack its own allies in Ukraine as a pretext to invade. Also, Oath Keepers leader was arraigned for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 assault, and Ohio's Supreme Court rejects new congressional dis…
 
President Biden on Friday announced free tests to help combat the rapidly spreading omicron variant. But the surge is battering hospitals and stretching some to capacity, with COVID hospitalizations jumping 179 percent in the past two weeks. William Brangham reports, and speaks with Dr. Rajan Garg, ICU medical director at Methodist Hospital of Sout…
 
Most of the nation's nearly 100,000 public schools are open. But as the omicron surge continues, some districts are struggling to keep in-person learning going. Boston Public Schools have been operating in person since last spring, though a high number of cases are raising concerns about whether there will be enough teachers and staff. Stephanie Sy…
 
The best men's tennis player in the world is caught up in a quarantine quandary in Australia, as the first of this year's Grand Slam tennis tournaments is poised to begin. Novak Djokovic is not vaccinated: he's a skeptic. Australian officials are not skeptics, and demand proof of vaccination to enter the continent. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHo…
 
The best men's tennis player in the world is caught up in a quarantine quandary in Australia, as the first of this year's Grand Slam tennis tournaments is poised to begin. Novak Djokovic is not vaccinated: he's a skeptic. Australian officials are not skeptics, and demand proof of vaccination to enter the continent. Nick Schifrin reports. PBS NewsHo…
 
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week in politics, including Democrats' push for voting rights legislation, partisanship and President Biden's handling of key issues within his party. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
The worst drought in decades is gripping eastern Africa -- parching landscapes, killing livestock and creating a humanitarian crisis. Driven by climate change, it's also leading to civil strife, as shepherding communities battle each other for scarce resources. Special correspondent Jack Hewson and producer Georgina Smith report from the Wajir prov…
 
The worst drought in decades is gripping eastern Africa -- parching landscapes, killing livestock and creating a humanitarian crisis. Driven by climate change, it's also leading to civil strife, as shepherding communities battle each other for scarce resources. Special correspondent Jack Hewson and producer Georgina Smith report from the Wajir prov…
 
Vincent van Gogh is the quintessential art-world phenomenon, both for his artistic creations and life story. But now, he's everywhere, in a new way: the center of a boom in immersive art experiences. Jeffrey Brown reports for our arts and culture series, CANVAS. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Biden administration must stop enforcing a rule that employees at big companies take the COVID vaccine, but permitted vaccine requirements for most health care workers. William Brangham reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
The conservative majority of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Biden's COVID vaccination policy, stating that the administration had overstepped its authority with the rule, which would've applied to more than 80 million workers. Marcia Coyle, of The National Law Journal, and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, join John Yan…
 
In our news wrap Thursday, a court in Germany convicted a former Syrian secret police officer for crimes against humanity and sentenced him to life in prison over the torture of more than 4,000 detainees, the top House Republican defended his refusal to cooperate with Jan. 6 probe, and the Republican National Committee plans to forbid presidential …
 
The most serious federal charges yet in the Jan. 6 insurrection were unsealed Thursday. The leader of the Oath Keepers, a right-wing paramilitary group, and 10 of his members were charged with seditious conspiracy for attempting to overthrow the U.S. government. Kathleen Belew, assistant professor of history at University Chicago and the author of …
 
President Biden and congressional Democrats made a new push Thursday for voting rights legislation. The House passed a repackaged set of two bills aimed at blunting Republican-passed state laws that Democrats say will limit voting. But they still face hurdles within their own party to achieve a filibuster rule change. NewsHour's Lisa Desjardins and…
 
President Biden on Thursday made his case for voting right legislation directly to Senate Democrats and heatedly denounced the Republican efforts to put limits on voting. But Sen. Kyrsten Sinema reiterated that she would not support a change to the 60-vote threshold or weakening the filibuster. Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, a key lawmaker close …
 
A week of diplomacy in Europe concluded Thursday, with the U.S. and European countries meeting with Russia over its massive military deployment on the borders of Ukraine. But the talks did not end well. Nick Schifrin reports on where the standoff may head moving forward. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders…
 
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