#peacehack @ Build Peace announced

We’re very pleased to announce that we will be running a #peacehack at this years’ Build Peace conference in Zurich. Build Peace is a community that brings together practitioners, activists and technologists from around the world to share experience and ideas on using technology, arts and research for peacebuilding and conflict transformation. We’ll be running[…]

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Simple tools offer path out of conflict

By Edd Gent, SciDev.net Divisions between the people on either side of the Sudan-South Sudan border run deep. South Sudan’s declaration of independence in 2011 has yet to end the decades-long conflict between Misseriya Muslims and Dinka Christians. The region is also chronically underdeveloped. “There’s not just no smartphones, there’s no electricity, no phone network[…]