Peacetech Today: Outcomes of the 2016 Build Peace Fellowship

This article originally appeared on the Build Up blog, July 2017, and the initial ideation and prototyping took place at our #peacehackZRH event in September 2016. In the last year, Build Up, funded by Interpeace and PeaceNexus, ran a pilot program of the Build Peace Fellowship, focused on mentoring peacebuilders through strategically embedding a tech tool in their process.[…]

#peacehackZRH winners

Hacking the hack and winners at #peacehackZRH

At #peacehackZRH hosted by the Build Peace conference in Zurich, developers worked on problem statements provided by the Build Peace Fellows. We hacked the hack this time – shifting our usual structure of separate teams competing – as the developers were keen to work on all three problem statements. They worked together in 3 hour[…]

#peacehackZRH – problem statements

The #peacehack @ Build Peace has kicked off with the problem statements from the 3 Build Peace Fellows: JEAN MARIE NDIHOKUBWAYO Project location: Burundi Project name: Participatory analysis platform CENAP (a local NGO where Jean Marie works) is conducting a mixed method participatory action research process on Burundian youth’s vision for their country’s future. They[…]

#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[…]