In September, International Alert ran its first international #peacehack series, with hackathons taking place in Barcelona, Beirut, Colombo, London and Washington DC. We’re pleased to announce the winners below. Barcelona Winner: Safegees Safegees is a mobile and web application that allows refugees to privately and, in a secure manner, geolocate people in their contact network. The app[…]

Coding for good

Sri Lanka’s tech and civil society community join forces for peace Over one hundred coders came together in Colombo on 19-20 September for Code for Good Sri Lanka, co-organised by International Alert as part of our #peacehack series. The hackathon was a joint partnership between Alert and Internews, with support from SLASSCOM, internet.org by Facebook,[…]