Interested in international programs that cover a wide range of issues, such as the Peace Corps, Rotary International and the UN? If so, tap into www.globalconnectionstelevision.com/video-gallery to view interviews with outstanding speakers as the following:
--John Hewko, General Secretary and CEO of Rotary International, discusses the unique partnership with the United Nations, programs such as Polioplus and how the 1.2 million Rotarians are dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic while carrying out the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self.”
--Dr. Jody K. Olsen, Past Director of the United States Peace Corps, highlights the importance of President John F. Kennedy’s unique program to assist economically-developing countries, and discusses how the Peace Corps interacts with Rotary International and Partnering for Peace.
--Carrie Hessler-Radelet, Former Peace Corps Director and President of both Project Concern International and Global Communities, details how these organizations utilize many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and develop programs to empower women and girls and combat poverty and hunger.
--Alana De Joseph, Producer and Director of “A Towering Task: A Peace Corps Documentary,” focuses on the importance of the United States Peace Corps, many of its humanitarian and educational programs, unique situations confronting thousands of American Peace Corps Volunteers working in over sixty-economically developing countries and challenges in producing a documentary to showcase the US Peace Corps.
--Mark Walker, author, fundraising consultant and Returned Peace Corps Volunteer discusses life as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala and his book “Different Latitudes: My Life in the Peace Corps and Beyond.
--Steve Werner, an international development consultant, discusses how the United States Peace Corps, Rotary International and the Partnering for Peace program are collaborating to promote humanitarian projects, combat climate change and provide technical assistance to economically-developing countries.
Bill Miller, PCV in the Dominican Republic from 1968-70, brought the Third Goal of Peace Corps back to Kentucky where he got involved in the United Nations Association of the USA, Sister Cities, Rotary International, establishing the Office of Federal and International Relations in the Kentucky General Assembly and launching the Global Connections Television program which goes worldwide. GCTV is a privately funded, independently produced program that is provided at no cost to media outlets, educational institutions, service clubs and the general public. For more information, contact Bill at firstname.lastname@example.org.