Issue 5, October 2008
Photographic and video imagery can be vital to truly understanding and connecting with unfamiliar issues, and it is often through visual imagery that deeper, more emotional aspects of the psyche are accessed. The following resources provide viewers with multimedia resources that provide a range of video and images related to international development and global poverty.
United Nations Multimedia
The United Nations has a large collection of photos that document events ranging from UN meetings to UN on-the-ground activities around the world. The site also offers film and video, webcasts, and audiovisual news.
This page of the World Bank website provides an array of multimedia content related to international development, including photo and video libraries as well as a weekly podcast.
The IMF offers an array of educational videos and documentaries. Some are not available for online viewing, but can be obtained by following the instruction listed on the site.
The WHO multimedia center offers biweekly podcasts, audiovisual resources, and photos of WHO activities.
USAID photo galleries are organized by region, country and category; you can either browse through photos or search using key words.
This page from the Grameen Bank website contains videos related to Grameen Bank and Dr. Muhammad Yunus.
This page from the Grameen Foundation website provides videos to help viewers learn more about microfinance and provide a glimpse into the lives of those affected by poverty as well as those working to defeat it.