Alexis Torello
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fanny tittel liked Alexis Torello's blog post USIP TV series for Iraqi youth earns international recognition
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USIP TV series for Iraqi youth earns international recognition

On June 6, the “Salam Shabab” TV series for Iraqi youth received the UNESCO Special Prize at the Prix Jeunesse International, the leading competition for quality children’s and youth programming. In the Prix Jeunesse announcement of the award (see below), the show was described as both “courageous” and “ravishing”. Supported by USIP and produced by Iraqis, Salam Shabab is a reality TV show for Iraqi youth (ages 14-18) that is based on a peacebuilding curriculum. The overall goal of the program…See More
Jul 16, 2012
David Crier left a comment for Alexis Torello
"Hello Alexis Please take a look at this report and blog The State of Israel is in Bed with the Military Industrial Complex If you want to know why we are not heading down the road to peace. Just read this Congressional Research Service report U.S.…"
Jan 26, 2012
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Next Generation Peacebuilding and Social Change in the Arab World at U.S. Institute of Peace

January 25, 2012 from 4pm to 7:30pm
Featuring the U.S. premiere of "Salam Shabab" (Peace Youth), the first peacebuilding reality TV series for Iraqi youthWebcast: This event will be webcast live beginning at 4pm EST on January 25, 2012 at www.usip.org/webcast.Online viewers will be able to engage panelists and each other through live chat and Twitter discussions (hashtag: #salamshabab)Young people throughout the Middle East and North Africa…See More
Jan 24, 2012
Alia Rasheed liked Alexis Torello's event Next Generation Peacebuilding and Social Change in the Arab World
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Next Generation Peacebuilding and Social Change in the Arab World at U.S. Institute of Peace

January 25, 2012 from 4pm to 7:30pm
Featuring the U.S. premiere of "Salam Shabab" (Peace Youth), the first peacebuilding reality TV series for Iraqi youthWebcast: This event will be webcast live beginning at 4pm EST on January 25, 2012 at www.usip.org/webcast.Online viewers will be able to engage panelists and each other through live chat and Twitter discussions (hashtag: #salamshabab)Young people throughout the Middle East and North Africa…See More
Jan 18, 2012
Alexis Torello is now a member of Peace and Collaborative Development Network
Jan 18, 2012

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Please feel free to provide a short bio about yourself or the work of your organization (no more than 3 paragraphs)
I'm a New Yorker temporarily living in DC with my husband and dog. Preferred activities include consuming coffee and cheesecake, watching my dog slide across frozen ponds, and boggle.
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Iraq and the Middle East
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United States
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
I work on Iraq projects at the U.S. Institute of Peace Center of Innovation for Media, Conflict and Peacebuilding.
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3-5
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http://Home
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Arabic
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Development, Media, Youth
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Capacity Building

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USIP TV series for Iraqi youth earns international recognition

Posted on July 16, 2012 at 2:28pm 0 Comments

On June 6, the “Salam Shabab” TV series for Iraqi youth received the UNESCO Special Prize at the Prix Jeunesse International, the leading competition for quality children’s and youth programming. In the Prix Jeunesse announcement of the award (see below), the show was described as both “courageous” and “ravishing”.

 

Supported by USIP and produced by Iraqis, Salam Shabab is a reality TV show for Iraqi youth (ages 14-18) that is based on a peacebuilding curriculum.…

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At 12:52pm on January 26, 2012, David Crier said…

Hello Alexis

Please take a look at this report and blog

The State of Israel is in Bed with the Military Industrial Complex

If you want to know why we are not heading down the road to peace. Just read this Congressional Research Service report U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel of September 16, 2010   

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33222.pdf

 The United States government has pledged over three billion dollars a year in military aid to the State of Israel until the year 2018. This is on top of, well over a hundred billion dollars of United States aid to the State of Israel over the years. With two-thirds of it being military aid. It works out to over five-hundred dollars per every Israeli annually...   Global Crier

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The State of Israel is in Bed with the Military Industrial Complex - Peace and Collaborative Development Network

 
 
 

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