15 February 2013

Thematic Focus: Innovation/ICT

Events & Opportunities:

Improving Communication between Aid Agencies and Crisis-affected People, London, 20 February 2013 [info]
- This event will also be streamed live.

ICVA Annual Conference, Geneva, 1 March 2013 [info]
- Theme is "Innovation! It Doesn't Have to be Like This"; registration is closed but interesting agenda.


Digital Education in Rural Uganda (UNICEF UK Blog, Jan. 2012) [text]

In Ecuador, a New Learning Centre Combines Garbage and Gigabytes (UNHCR, Feb. 2013) [text]
- See photo.

Mobile and Internet Use in Crisis-affected Communities: Can I Phone a Friend? (Global Humanitarian Assistance, Nov. 2012) [text]

On a Mission to Close a Gap between UNHCR and Refugees (HCD Connect, Jan. 2013) [text]

Web sites:

infoasaid [access]
- Although this project has now ended, its web site resources will remain available until June 2013.  These include "media guides" ("information on the media and telecommunications landscape in a country"), an e-learning course on "communication with crisis-affected communities," and various tools and research.

Tagged Events & Opportunities, Publications and Web Sites/Tools. 

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