United Nations Web TV - 21st Century Programme Copyright 2013-14 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:28:55 -0400 http://webtv.un.org Indonesia: Saved by seaweed http://webtv.un.org/watch/indonesia-saved-by-seaweed/3782140081001 From sushi to soup – seaweed appears in diets around the world – and now it’s providing an economic lifeline in remote parts of Indonesia. Fishermen in West Papua were struggling to make a living – until they turned to harvesting seaweed. video3782140081001 Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:50:17 -0400 3782140081001 231178 From sushi to soup – seaweed appears in diets around the world – and now it’s providing an economic lifeline in remote parts of Indonesia. Fishermen in West Papua were struggling to make a living – until they turned to harvesting seaweed. 21st Century, Episode #94 The durian man http://webtv.un.org/watch/the-durian-man/3782123316001 Every year, millions of people around the world leave their countries in search of a better life. But migrating to a land of milk and honey is not always sweet. video3782123316001 Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:49:02 -0400 3782123316001 449608 Every year, millions of people around the world leave their countries in search of a better life. But migrating to a land of milk and honey is not always sweet. Meet one man in New York who's known nothing but work for the past fifteen years - all for his children. 21st Century, Episode #94 Nicaragua: Acting against violence http://webtv.un.org/watch/nicaragua-acting-against-violence/3782079742001 The sad truth about violence against women is that it’s not just the emotional and physical suffering that destroys lives. video3782079742001 Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:47:19 -0400 3782079742001 702427 The sad truth about violence against women is that it’s not just the emotional and physical suffering that destroys lives. The ability of millions of women around the world to participate as equals in their countries is also diminished. In Nicaragua groups of determined women and men are now taking to the stage and acting against the violence. 21st Century, Episode #94 Indonésie - Les miracles de la musique http://webtv.un.org/watch/indonsie-les-miracles-de-la-musique/3738159815001 Là où les mots cessent, la musique se met à parler. Ce n’est pas seulement un proverbe, ce que dit la sagesse populaire. C’est aussi ce que l’on peut constater tous les jours, en particulier quand la musique soigne les blessures de l’âme. video3738159815001 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:14:04 -0400 3738159815001 567752 Là où les mots cessent, la musique se met à parler. Ce n’est pas seulement un proverbe, ce que dit la sagesse populaire. C’est aussi ce que l’on peut constater tous les jours, en particulier quand la musique soigne les blessures de l’âme. Nous vous emmenons en Indonésie, où l’une des plus grandes violonistes italiennes a décidé de donner de son temps pour transmettre la magie de la musique à des orphelins. 21ème siècle Épisode # 29 Brésil - Un nouveau monde vert http://webtv.un.org/watch/brsil-un-nouveau-monde-vert/3738125681001 Une petite poignée d’hommes seulement a eu, un jour, la chance de voir la Terre depuis l’espace. Pour le Brésilien Marcos Pontes, ce fut un choc. video3738125681001 Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:13:08 -0400 3738125681001 827954 Une petite poignée d’hommes seulement a eu, un jour, la chance de voir la Terre depuis l’espace.Pour le Brésilien Marcos Pontes, ce fut un choc. A son retour, il a dessiné un rêve : créer le premier monde où une économie juste et un environnement respecté seraient réconciliés. Une utopie ? Non, ce monde est aujourd’hui en construction, au cœur de la forêt amazonienne. 21ème siècle Épisode # 29 Weapons of Mass Destruction http://webtv.un.org/watch/weapons-of-mass-destruction/3732226869001 Weapons of mass destruction – nuclear, biological and chemical – have plagued the human race since their invention – and they still pose a threat today. Terror attacks – and accidents – have spread panic in several countries over recent decades video3732226869001 Fri, 15 Aug 2014 13:55:38 -0400 3732226869001 975517 Weapons of mass destruction – nuclear, biological and chemical – have plagued the human race since their invention – and they still pose a threat today. Terror attacks – and accidents – have spread panic in several countries over recent decades. But there are signs that increased vigilance and cooperation can help create a safer world. 21st Century : Episode #93 Solomon Islands: Saving the Pacific’s Tuna http://webtv.un.org/watch/solomon-islands-saving-the-pacifics-tuna/3730637191001 In the Western and Central Pacific they are a part of the culture – and a multi-billion dollar business. They are eaten everywhere around the world – and they are becoming easier and easier to catch. video3730637191001 Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:50:17 -0400 3730637191001 466164 In the Western and Central Pacific they are a part of the culture – and a multi-billion dollar business. They are eaten everywhere around the world – and they are becoming easier and easier to catch. Will modern technology mean the end of tuna – or will it help them survive? 21st Century : Episode #93 Uruguay Forty Years Later… Victims Still Seek Truth and Justice http://webtv.un.org/watch/uruguay-forty-years-later-victims-still-seek-truth-and-justice/3674295756001 Uruguay was known as one of the “Torture Chambers of Latin America” during the Cold War in the 70s and early 80s under the then dictatorship. Now survivors and relatives of the missing are pressing for the truth about what happened during those dark video3674295756001 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:45:00 -0400 3674295756001 787134 Trinidad : Saving the Turtles http://webtv.un.org/watch/trinidad-saving-the-turtles/3674327435001 They are among the oldest creatures in the world and they only rarely venture out of the sea. But when they do, they are especially vulnerable - and it takes an unusual combination of people and nature to protect them. Here’s our story from Trinidad video3674327435001 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 11:44:59 -0400 3674327435001 691212 They are among the oldest creatures in the world and they only rarely venture out of the sea. But when they do, they are especially vulnerable - and it takes an unusual combination of people and nature to protect them. Here’s our story from Trinidad and Tobago. Mozambique - Home is where you find it http://webtv.un.org/watch/mozambique-home-is-where-you-find-it/3653966984001 More than 16 million children have lost their parents to HIV and AIDS. A staggering 14 million of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. 21st Century video3653966984001 Tue, 01 Jul 2014 16:56:35 -0400 3653966984001 1560103 More than 16 million children have lost their parents to HIV and AIDS. A staggering 14 million of them live in sub-Saharan Africa. Alcides Soares from Mozambique was forced to become an adult before his time when this deadly disease claimed the lives of his parents, ripping his family apart. But life for Alcides took an amazing turn when a filmmaker gave him a video camera. Growing up alone as an orphan, he documented his quest to find a home and reunite with his brother. 21st Century Episode#77