At the Clinton Global Initiative, an annual convention that brings together global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges, a video progress report featuring Internews’ commitment to humanitarian communication was featured.
The video, which highlights an innovative program in Dadaab Kenya, was shown to attendees at the Designing Ideas and the Commitment Case Studies panels.
Internews' program in Dadaab works with refugee journalists to address the information needs of half a displaced people in the world's largest refugee camp in the world. As Internews President Jeanne Bourgault says in the video, "When you've lost your community, when you've lost your home, information is so important."
The voices of the journalists are also heard in the video. Many of them say that the Internews training program in Dadaab has changed their lives, as well as those in the community they serve.
Internews President Jeanne Bourgault attended the Clinton Global Initiative and spoke in a breakout session on Storytelling.