Global Policy Forum

GPF Video Series

October, 2012

Interview with Séverine Autesserre


GPF's Anaïs De Meulder interviews Séverine Autesserre

Séverine Autesserre (Columbia University) talks about the failure of international peacebuilding efforts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). She highlights the importance of local tensions in the DRC and reflects on the United Nations' role in the country.


Part 1

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video


Part 2

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

Part 3

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

November, 2011

Interview with Cora Weiss


GPF's Catherine Defontaine interviews Cora Weiss
.


Cora Weiss talks about her role as a peace activist. She also highlights the historical importance of Resolution 1325 and reflects on the role of women today.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video   



Cora Weiss advocates the implementation of a culture of peace and gives us her thoughts on Occupy Wall Street. Cora Weiss reflects on the future of the peace movement.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video



Interview with Nonviolent Peaceforce


GPF's Catherine Defontaine interviews Nonviolent Peaceforce.



Mel Duncan and Rolf Carriere describe the history of Nonviolent Peaceforce and its activities. They explain the concept of unarmed civilian peacekeeping which is the core doctrine of Nonviolent Peaceforce.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

Rolf Carriere and Mel Duncan reflect on today's use of force to resolve situations of conflicts. They argue for the use of nonviolent means to overcome conflicts and work on reversing this widespread belief among governments and international organizations that conflicts can only be stopped by force and threat.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video


September, 2011


Interview with Jean-Marie Guéhenno    

               
GPF's Catherine Defontaine interviews Jean-Marie Guéhenno.

Jean-Marie Guéhenno discusses the evolution of Peacekeeping operations since the end of the Cold War.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

Jean-Marie Guéhenno discusses peacekeeping, its politics and current challenges.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

Jean-Marie Guéhenno opens the debate on the future of Peacekeeping.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

June, 2011


Interview with H.E. Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury


GPF Associate Harpreet K. Paul interviews H.E. Ambassador Anwarul Chowdhury.



You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video


You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video


September, 2010

The Cochabamba World People's Conference and the Politics of Exclusion in International Climate Change Diplomacy


GPF Associate Kate Porter interviews H.E. Ambassador Pablo Solón about the Cochabamba World People's Conference and the global power structures of climate governance that limit democratic decision making on climate change.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

 

"Blurring Lines:" The Integration of Military and Humanitarian Activities in Conflict Zones

GPF Associate Sarah Kleinman interviews Catherine Dumait-Harper, Former United Nations Delegate of Médecins Sans Frontières, about the hazards associated with blurring the lines between military and humantiarian operations in conflict zones.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

August, 2010

The History of Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

Dr. Ervand Abrahamian of CUNY, Baruch College, sits down with GPF to discuss the historical context of Iran's nuclear program. He demonstrates that by understanding how Iranians and their government perceive their rights, their security, the United States and the United Nations, we can identify some of the steps that might be taken to constructively resolve the nuclear issue.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

Nuclear Weapons: Creating and Enforcing Global Rules

John Burroughs, Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee on Nuclear Policy in New York joined Global Policy Forum to discuss current debates over nuclear weapons, disarmament, and non-proliferation, and the laws global leaders have developed to address these pressing matters.
You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video
Global Policy Forum Associate Sarah Kleinman interviews Carne Ross, Founder and Executive Director of Independent Diplomat, about the "diplomatic deficit" and the politics of exclusion at the United Nations.
You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

 

July, 2010

Global Policy Forum Associate Nadia Humayun interviews Barbara Adams about the challenges UN Women will face in achieving the MDGs.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

 

June 21, 2010

Global Policy Forum Associate Sarah Kleinman interviews Gerald Martone, Director of Humanitarian Affairs for the International Rescue Committee, about the integration of civilian and military operations in conflict zones.

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video

 

 

FAIR USE NOTICE: This page contains copyrighted material the use of which has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Global Policy Forum distributes this material without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. We believe this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in 17 U.S.C ß 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.