A Global Culture to Fight Extremism
Maajid Nawaz

Maajid Nawaz, being a former extremist, understood the difference between the Islam faith and extreme Islamist organizations. He now calls for the organization of grassroots movements to advocate and promote democracy not as just a political view but as a level of consciousness for all nations.

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Maajid Nawaz: A Global Culture to Fight Extremism

July 1, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

Maajid Nawaz, being a former extremist, understood the difference between the Islam faith and extreme Islamist organizations. He now calls for the organization of grassroots movements to advocate and promote democracy not as just a political view but as a level of consciousness for all nations.

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Source: TED

Nadia Al-Sakka: See Yemen Through My Eyes

July 1, 2011 (about 3 years ago)

Nadia Al-Sakka, a non-traditional Yemenese woman and jouranlist, talks about her country and the changes that are occuring everyday to achieve freedom, democracya nd equality.

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Source: TED

Nelson Mandela: Statement by Mr N R Mandela at the G7 Finance Ministers Meeting

February 4, 2005 (over 9 years ago)

In this statement, Nelson Mandela shares some thoughts at the closing of his meeting with the Finance Ministers of the G7. He salutes the developed world on their resolve to make war on poverty and says that as long as abject poverty exists globally, his struggle against inequality continues.

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Nelson Mandela: Message from Mr N R Mandela for the Global Convention on Peace and Nonviolence in New Delhi

January 31, 2004 (over 10 years ago)

In this message, Nelson Mandela talks about a world in conflict. He congratulates the Global Convention on Peace and Nonviolence as a timely initiative in helping make this the century of compassion, peace, and non-violence.

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Nelson Mandela: Speech at luncheon hosted by Richard Holdbrooke, May 2002

May 1, 2002 (about 12 years ago)

In this luncheon by Richard Holdbrooke, Nelson Mandela temporarily takes over as host and gives a speech to those in attendance. He talks about how partnerships start with friendship. He expresses his profound gratitude to this gathering of friends and partnerships, and states that together - the...

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Nelson Mandela: Speech by President Nelson Mandela at a luncheon in his honour hosted by his Excellency President Fernando Henrique Cardoso of the Federative Republic of Brazil

July 22, 1998 (almost 16 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela talks about Brazil. He has been impressed by this nation that has vast natural resources and such a diverse population. He states that Brazil is an inspiring example of a nation's successful emergence into the global economy. He proudly considers South Africa and Br...

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Nelson Mandela: Speech at opening of the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre, Said Business School, Oxford, April 2002

April 1, 2002 (over 12 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela speaks at the opening ceremony of the Nelson Mandela Lecture Theatre in Said Business School in Oxford. He talks about education as the key in the fight against poverty and deprivation. He also talks about Globalization, both its advantages and disadvantages.

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Nelson Mandela: Speech by President Mandela at the opening of the "One City Many Cultures" Project

March 1, 1999 (over 15 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela opens the "One City Many Cultures" project. He talks about apartheid, colonialism, and division in Cape Town. Due to the city's diversity, he calls upon reconciliation and the building up of the various cultures in this society. He urges us to repair and unite as on...

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Nelson Mandela: Speech at receiving Honorary Degree from the University of Ghana, April 2002

April 24, 2002 (about 12 years ago)

In this speech, Nelson Mandela humbly accepts an honorary degree from the University of Ghana. He acknowledges the spirit of Ghana, a national spirit of unity and culture. He ends by saying that he will try to be a worthy alumnus of this great institution.

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Nelson Mandela: Mandela Interview to John Battersby of The Christian Science Monitor

February 10, 2000 (over 14 years ago)

In this interview, Nelson Mandela talks with John Battersby of the Christian Science Monitor. They talk about his legacy and his 27 years in prison. He answers questions regarding his image, about reconciliation, transformation, reflection, religion, and changing yourself first before trying to c...

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