UN Day Concert: A Tribute to Peacekeeping Category: World Music In 2009, the UN Day Concert celebrated "A Tribute to Peacekeeping," focusing on the heroic work of UN peacekeepers in some of the most troubled areas of the world. Watch performances by a variety of artists from around the globe.
Al Jazeera English - Witness: Bushmen Business Category: Documentaries For decades, the San people of South Africa were condescendingly known as the "Bushmen", oppressed by white settlers until apartheid ended. Now they're re-asserting their identity, but does their culture fit in the modern age?
Special: Crude Impact Category: Documentaries This documentary explores the interconnection between human domination of the planet and the discovery and use of oil and considers what will happen when the supply starts to run out.
The Reckoning Category: Documentaries "The Reckoning" explores the creation of the first international court in history used to investigate and prosecute perpetrators, no matter how powerful, for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
In Focus: Life for my Child! (Part 1) Category: News & Current Affairs There are over 33 million people infected with HIV worldwide-- 22 million of those are in Africa. In Part 1 of the In Focus mini-series "Life for my Child!", meet two women infected with AIDS and raising children in fear of passing on their virus.
ViewChange: A Dollar a Day - The Strongest Link Category: Documentaries Bulewla Princess Cima is an HIV positive health worker who is six months pregnant. As a single mother, Bulewla earns enough money to support her family through her position as a community health worker with the aid organization Wola Nani.
Dambé - The Mali Project Category: Documentaries In this colorful documentary, Irish musicians Liam O'Maonlai and Paddy Keenan embark on a musical adventure to the heart of Africa, Mali.
Al Jazeera English - Witness: Desert Blues Category: Documentaries In 1996 Tuareg community leaders in Mali organized a festival to mark the end of the War of Independence. Over the years, this gathering has become a truly international annual event, the so-called "Festival of the Desert".
Al Jazeera English - Witness: Timbuktu Scribes Category: Documentaries In this episode of Witness, discover the history of the infamous city that most have heard of but few can place on a map: Timbuktu. Through a modern-day renaissance, long-kept secrets and knowledge of Africa is about to unfold.
In Focus: Close-up: Losing Ground Category: News & Current Affairs "World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought", on June 17th, was initiated by the UN to call attention to a global challenge: the rapidly spreading desertification and degradation of land in the Earth's dry zones. Learn more on this episode of In Focus.
explore: Darfur - Quest for the Human Spirit Category: Documentaries Join Charlie and the explore.org Team on their journey to Darfur with the health care NGO Merlin. Strangers to this place, they are welcomed by the Darfuri people who illuminate the ability of the human spirit to persevere despite unimaginable adversity.
In Focus: Friends from Foreign Worlds Category: News & Current Affairs In this episode of In Focus, students Lena and Philipp are traveling to Namibia where they will encounter a completely different world. Participating with locals in a charity theater project, bridges across cultures are built.
Al Jazeera English - Witness: Manda's Prize Category: Documentaries In Zambia, safari guide Manda Chisanga has just won a £5000 prize from an English travel magazine. Manda is using his winnings to introduce solar cooking ovens in his community to increase safety and reduce deforestation.
The Team - Kenya: Celebration In this episode of The Team, the coach discovers his team's captain, Johari, is of the tribe that killed his wife. Tension builds amongst the team, and a misunderstanding turns into tribal name-calling and fights amongst teammates.