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CINÉ-ONU Programmes on Wednesday 21 March 2007 16.00-16.10: Welcome and introduction to UNRIC by the Director, Afsane Bassir-Pour 16.10-16.20: Introduction to the UNRIC Library by librarians Dorothee Reinke and Geneviève Rouserez. PART 1 16.20-17.15: Documentary: “UN Generation”

The film explains the work of three UN staff engaged in missions in the field. It demonstrates the commitment of young people from all over the world who share the same ideals, who are passionate about their beliefs despite occasional doubts, fears and disappointments.

17.15-17.45: Question and Answer session with the filmmaker, Charles Bernard PART 2 17.45-18.30: Four short films 1. From peace to politics; Burundian Women Take Charge (6’)

The transformation of Burundian women from peace activists to Members of Parliament in the post-war period

2. Agnes Pareyio-UN in Kenya person of the Year 2005 (10’)

Agnes Pareyio assists girls escaping female genital mutilation and early marriage in the Masaai Community.

3. Deadly Catch-Lake Victoria’s AIDS Crisis (17’) Lake Victoria’s AIDS Crisis – IRIN, the humanitarian news agency, tries to raise awareness in a community still being decimated by AIDS after 20 years.

4. Mother Aysha (12’)

Living in the Gaza strip, Mother Aysha rescued her family from economic hardship by starting a business with a loan from UNRWA.


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