Episode 26

Published on:

29th Jun 2020

Tareq Hassan: Keys to Sustainable Development in Yemen

Tareq Hassan is the Chairman of the International Youth Council -Yemen (IYCY), a leading organization in Yemen active in WASH, Nutrition, Food Security, Health, Shelter, Protection, Governance, Education, Peace, Energy, Environment & Climate Change as well as Youth Development. He was elected as the UN Environment (UNEP) Regional Facilitator for Major Groups and Stakeholders for the West Asia Region in 2015, 2017, and 2020. Tareq shares with us about the importance of integrating sustainability into the emergency aid projects being implemented in Yemen and emphasizes education as a key to developing Yemeni change-makers.



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About the Podcast

Yemen News
News and Stories from the Yemeni People
After living in Yemen for 10 years, and now assisting the Yemen response from abroad for five years I have realized the importance of telling the stories of Yemenis inside Yemen.
This podcast features up to date news coming out of Yemen. How are Yemenis living? What is the real situation on the ground? Listen to the stories of their joys, fears, suffering, and resilience and learn about opportunities for you to be a part of their story.

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Alex Williams

Alex Williams founded Yemen News in 2020. Alex lived in Yemen for ten years where he worked in the private sector. For the last five years, he has been assisting the response of local civil society organizations in Yemen while living abroad. He visited Yemen again in 2019 and the visit motivated him to create more opportunities for Yemenis to tell their stories directly to the international community.