Can Tech And Data Science Prevent Violence In Conflict Zones?

Using the power of technology, media and data analysis to prevent tensions and conflicts  in some of the world’s most violent areas from escalating: That’s the mission of PeaceTech Lab.

Spun off from the government-funded United States Institute of Peace in 2014, the nonprofit teams up with local social entrepreneurs, as well as engineers, academics and others, to produce everything from data maps depicting attacks on journalists to surveys of skincare epidemics in refugee camps.

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