Tag: World Refugee Day

It’s World Refugee Day!

On Friday, I wrote about a social networking project, Commkit, that some VSee people are involved in, and I just wanted to share this video screen capture of i-Act co-founder and director, Gabriel Stauring, talking about the life-changing impact this social networking access has had on the children in the…

Technology Tools For Social Change

At VSee we have several people who are passionate about improving the situation of refugees around the world.  They volunteer their time, knowledge, and resources to make a difference in the lives of refugees.  In the past VSee has taken a very active role in supporting the cause, so in…

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Videos from Saturday’s World Refugee Day

The videos from last Saturday are being uploaded to YouTube, showing how VSee was used to provide live video conversations around the world. More at the WRDLIVE channel: www.youtube.com/user/WRDLIVE

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Live from Chad to Washington, DC

World Refugee Day! Everything came together on time, at least on the technical front.  (Hillary Clinton was scheduled to appear but fell and broke her elbow. Anderson Cooper had plane troubles). But Angelina Jolie was there and spoke live to the refugees in Chad via VSee. The rehearsal Pam Omidyar…

Live Video Link to Chad Kicks Off World Refugee Day Activities

At an event marking the launch of activities for World Refugee Day on June 20, UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Angelina Jolie appeared today alongside UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres to call on the world to recognise millions of victims of conflict around the world not as a burden but…

More photos from World Refugee Day

Preparations are complete for Angelina Jolie and other notables to speak over a live video link this morning with the residents of the  Djabal refugee camp in Chad. Here are some more photographs of the runup to UNHCR World Refugee Day.

Behind the Scenes at World Refugee Day

It looks like all the infrastructure is up and running for the UNHCR World Refugee Day event tomorrow at the National Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium and online on Saturday. In order to provide a two-way video link from the officials and celebrities in the US and the refugees in Chad, and…