Posts tagged India
Workshops ere Connecting Community Leaders in Conflict Zones With Tech Solutions

Huffington Post

Basra is just one of the places where the Washington, D.C.-based, government-funded United States Institute of Peace is hosting workshops, called PeaceTech Exchanges, through its PeaceTech Lab. The exchanges are intended to connect community peace builders in conflict zones -- activists, civic leaders and even government officials -- with accessible tech platforms and like-minded partners who can help them transform their ideas into reality.

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Mobile Technology and the Peacebuilding Reboot

Public Diplomacy Magazine

With the advent of new technology and dissemination methods that reach nearly every corner of the globe, the face of peacebuilding is changing rapidly. In 2014, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) launched the PeaceTech Lab, an independent organization dedicated to harnessing the power of data, technology, and media for conflict prevention and peacebuilding.

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PeaceTech Exchange, Mumbai On Gender-based Violence


In order to assist the civil society organizations in India working on these issues, Samhita Social Ventures in collaboration with the US Institute of Peace and  US Consulate in Mumbai is conducting a PeaceTech Exchange at the American School of Bombay on December 6 and 7, 2014. PeaceTech Exchange (PTX) on GBV is a two day interactive conference where USIP will pair local and international technologists with local and regional civil society organizations to provide training, resources and assistance that enable participants to harness low cost, easy to implement technologies to build their capacity and better meet their mission.

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Kelly HoyeIndia, gender, PTX