Academy Award winner focuses on youth in developing countries

21 September 2012

Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker is concerned that some 60 percent of people in conflict areas of the world are under the age of 25.

Whitaker, as a Goodwill Ambassador for Peace and Reconciliation with UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, participated in the International Day of Peace observance at the United Nations on 21 September 2012.

Before the ceremony, he talked to Gerry Adams about his work with young people in developing countries.

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