George Papagiannis is the head of the UNESCO External Relations and Information liaison office. He previously served as the Director of the UNESCO office in Baghdad. In 2006, Papagiannis lived on the border between Chad and Sudan, where he built a 3-station community radio network with broadcasts in four languages.
In this episode, Papagiannis recounts his experience running the radio station for Darfurian refugees. This recording is taken from Papagianni’s talk at the “What Is Journalism?” conference in Portland, Oregon.
Listeners’ discretion is advised: Papagiannis discusses some graphic content.