Juan Mendez: Speaking Out Against Torture

Under Argentina’s military dictatorship in the 1970s, torture was widespread and many thousands were “disappeared”. A courageous young lawyer was among those who suffered – but today he’s campaigning to end torture worldwide. Watch his story in the short piece we produced for UNTV.

Planting Peace in the Congo

For the women of Kinkala in the Republic of the Congo, sustainable farming is about more than growing organic vegetables.  Still recovering from a decade of violent conflict, these women know that sustainability means physical, economic and emotional security– it means peace. Check out our short film, People's Choice Award winner in the Real Food … Continue reading Planting Peace in the Congo

Reporting from Robinson Carusoe Island, Chile

Robinson Crusoe Island – a place so remote that the famous novel by Daniel Defoe was inspired by its history. But the island’s modern-day role is far from fictional. Today it’s a crucial link in the planet’s security network – keeping a constant look-out for seismic events, both natural and man-made. Check out the piece … Continue reading Reporting from Robinson Carusoe Island, Chile

On the Record: Palestinian Journalists Reporting from the United Nations

This week we wrapped up our 3rd annual Multimedia Training for Palestinian Journalists at the United Nations. As always, we can't express how much we learn from these colleagues on the front lines.   Throughout our training the journalists practice a range of digital media and publish it at On the Record:Palestinian Journalists Reporting from … Continue reading On the Record: Palestinian Journalists Reporting from the United Nations