Multimedia

Through these multimedia products, World Movement participants who have crossed over into government share experiences, lessons learned, and strategies they developed to advance reform in office.

VIDEOS & PODCASTS

Video
“During my parliamentary term, I made three trips around Nicaragua to get a sense of the hidden reality of what was happening in the country on a daily basis and of people’s concrete demands.” Edipcia Dubón discusses how she focused on her constituents during her term in parliament. She speaks about how she focused her […]
Video
English, Español
“You need to be able to work with activists and at the same time with the existing government processes.” Pedro Kumamoto discusses how he decided to join government. He highlights his ability to gain legitimacy and work with both activists and government colleagues to craft and pass new policies. He advocated for youth looking to […]
Video
Armenian, English
“I thought it would be more honest if I openly joined that political party rather than try and stay neutral in a situation where it is impossible.” Mikayel Zolyan discusses how he came to join politics after the political transition in Armenia. He highlights skills he developed in civil society that strengthen his abilities in […]
Video
English, Korean
“When we continue our legislative activities without losing sight of our original intentions, and manage the influence of political parties, we can accomplish a lot.” Ji Seong-ho discusses how his time as a human rights activist and the skills he has a developed as a North Korean defector have allowed him to succeed in advancing […]
Video
English, عربى
“The skills that helped me fight corruption are the ability to analyze, deconstruct, communicate, understand the country’s legislative system, and understand international frameworks and institutions for fighting corruption.” Jamila Ksiksi discusses the skills she developed as an activist in student movements and civil society that allowed her to succeed in government, as a woman in […]
Video
English, Español
“I believe that when you were an activist, what you wanted was a drastic change, but once you are in office you know that these changes or this big scale change has to be divided and organized into portions.” Jiho Chang speaks about his experience as a city councilor in Keelung City, Taiwan. He discusses […]
Podcast
English
Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Olena Sotnik discussed the importance of having goals and understanding the skills to build a team to succeed. She highlighted qualities she looked for, in order to fight corruption and build a better future in Ukraine. Olena Sotnik is a Ukrainian politician, lawyer, and human rights […]
Podcast
English
Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Gina Romero discusses why she decided to enter government, seeing the first real opportunity to make change in government. She discussed balancing the slow pace of reform, working with others in government, and adjusting to government processes while remaining true to her values and objectives. Gina […]
Podcast
English
Listen to and download more of the podcast series here. Micaela Hierro Dori discusses her time in government at a local level in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She discusses how she made the decision to enter government. She highlights efforts to fight against corruption and working with a team to support the people in her community. […]