Journalists are making joint-efforts towards preventing the spread of violent extremism and terrorism in Central Asia. The first regional innovation laboratory “STORYCRAFT – Innovate. Play. Engage.” that was held in Bishkek on the 24th to 26th of September, demonstrated that the path to greater stability and peace in Central Asia is best supported by cross-national cooperation on all levels of society.Read more
Rare rapid-response humanitarian program around conflict.
The United States government plays a vital role in preventing and mitigating violence through smart investments in peacebuilding initiatives around the world. In Kenya, for example, during the 2017 elections, investments through USAID’s Complex Crises Fund helped to prevent an outbreak of violence. Past elections in Kenya have been fraught with violence, particularly in 2007 when 1,300 people were killed and 600,000 displaced.
(Internews' partner, AFEM radio is cited in this opinion piece in the New York Times.) By BEN AFFLECK
(The Juba Film Festival is made possible with a sub-grant from the USAID I-STREAM project implemented by Internews.)
In South Sudan, one man's passion is encouraging more people in the war-torn country to venture into film production.
Yntymak Radio & TV's mission is to build bridges between the majority Kyrgyz and minority Uzbek populations in this part of Central Asia.