Amanpour and Company

Jan Egeland on the Human Catastrophe in Syria

Clip: 12/12/2018 | 2m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

While political chaos engulfs the UK, US, and much of Europe, the world’s attention has slipped away from the ongoing civil war in Syria. Until this month, Jan Egeland was the Humanitarian Advisor to the outgoing UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura; he reflects candidly on the many failures – and small successes – of the humanitarian efforts to mitigate the human catastrophe in Syria.

Aired: 12/12/18

Rating: NR

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