Cronkite Global Conversations

February 17, 2016 - 12:00pm

Unknown Africa: How Smaller African Nations Are Quietly Transforming the Continent

Learn about growth and opportunity in modern West Africa. Joseph Mayombo, a communication practitioner from Gabon specializing in conservation, and Vitalien Adoukonou, a health promotion and behavior change specialist from Benin, discuss the past and future of their countries.

Cronkite Global Conversations

February 24, 2016 - 12:00pm

The Global Rainbow: LGBT Expressions in Asia and Eastern Europe

Journalists and social justice activists Natalia Ghilascu of Moldova and Namgay Zam of Bhutan are at the forefront of LGBT rights movements in their countries. Their presentation explores the LGBT experience and gives an insider's look at the media coverage, laws and lives of LGBT people in Moldova and Bhutan.

Cronkite Global Conversations

March 2, 2016 - 12:00pm

A Journey to Hope: Prisoners and Refugees, Helping Their Plights

Criselda Marie Z. Caringal, a documentary producer from the Philippines, Marta Cerava, a managing editor and digital content planner from Latvia, and Darko Ivanovic, a veteran journalist and producer from Montenegro, explore today’s refugee crisis in Europe and how people find ways to cope in the worst of environments.