The private sector and peace and development – a podcast with Forest Whitaker
At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Elaine Weidman Grunewald, VP Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility for Ericsson, talked with Forest Whitaker, CEO of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) and UNESCO Special Envoy. Founded by Whitaker in 2012, WPDI provides holistic peacebuilding training that focuses on conflict transformation. And as the technology partner to WPDI, Ericsson provides ICT equipment for the youth-based Connect To Learn program.
Listen to their conversation about the partnership and the role of technology in conflict and post-conflict situations: