Produced for Doha Debates, the new season of Course Correction endeavors to explore the most polarizing topics of our time.
The first episode of the second season of Doha Debates’ Course Correction with Nelufar Hedayat explores the drastic impact of some of the coronavirus pandemic’s harshest public health measures. Host Nelufar Hedayat talks to experts about the collective pain being experienced by both those who have suffered loss in the pandemic and those who have been stuck in massive isolation, and tries to find a solution that works better for everyone.
In the coming weeks Hedayat is going to tackle more issues that divide us and challenge our beliefs of what’s right and wrong, and discuss what policies are the best for society and best for ourselves and our families.
About Course Correction: [video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://foreignpolicy.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Course_Correction_Trailer.mp4" poster="https://foreignpolicy.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/Course_Correction_Trailer.jpg"][/video] The UN estimates that there are 84 million forcibly displaced people around the world, and nearly 27 million of those are considered refugees. These numbers are the highest they have ever been. For season three of Course Correction, Doha Debates is partnering with UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, to illuminate all aspects of the refugee experience. Over the course of six episodes, host Nelufar Hedayat will speak with refugees and other forcibly displaced persons and hear their stories—from the moment they leave their homes to their eventual resettlement or return, detailing arduous journeys that can sometimes last years or even decades. We’ll examine the challenges that stateless people face, the work being done to assist them, and the ways in which the global community can provide further support and solutions. See All Episodes
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Part 6: Finding Acceptance
In Part 6 of Course Correction’s special series on refugees and forcibly displaced people, host Nelufar Hedayat talks to weightlifter, nurse, and refugee Cyrille Tchatchet about his journey.
Part V: The Path to Permanence
In Part 5 of Course Correction’s special series on refugees and forcibly displaced people, host Nelufar Hedayat talks to actor and U.N. goodwill ambassador Mahira Khan about the role host countries play in a refugee’s journey.
Part IV: Pursuing Education
In Part 4 of Course Correction’s special series on refugees and forcibly displaced people, host Nelufar Hedayat talks to actor and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett about the importance of education for refugees.
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