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Technology and Civic Engagement: Alternative Roads to Peace

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Technology use in the field of peacebuilding is on the rise, as novel approaches to peace are ever more needed to tackle persistent conflict. Eurasia Foundation and Carnegie Endowment for International Peace are hosting a Google Hangout to explore how innovators are employing technology to bridge divided communities in Eurasia and the Middle East. The panelists will discuss the role of technology in conflict resolution and reconciliation, and technology’s potential to open alternative paths to peace for increasingly intractable conflicts across the world.  Follow the conversation on social media using #Tech4Peace.


Nino Nanitashvili is Country Director for Georgia at Elva Community Engagement NGO and Head of Communications at the International School of Economics at Tbilisi State University.  

Chris Dubia is an artist, educationalist, environmental activist and innovator. He is co-founder of MapWorks Learning and currently serves as Chief of Innovation.

Derek Caelin is a games designer and specialist at PeaceTech Lab with work focusing on the Middle East.  

Moderator:  Paul Stronski, Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace