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[…]

#PeacehackDC generates new tech tools to counter violent extremism

By Jillian Slutzker, Creative Associates International For 36 hours, 20 peacebuilding experts and technologists huddled around laptops in a rush to hammer out new games, applications and tech tools to counter violent extremism as part of #PeacehackDC. Hosted by Creative Associates International in partnership with International Alert, #PeacehackDC joined concurrent hackathons in Barcelona, Beirut and[…]