17 December 2014

Thematic Focus: ICTs, Information & Innovation


Due Process Standards for the Use of Country of Origin Information (COI) in Administrative and Judicial Procedures, Country of Origin Information and Country Guidance Working Party, 10th World IARLJ Conference, Tunis, 22-24 Oct. 2014 [text]

Facebook and 'Selfie' Identities for Bhutan Refugees (Massey University, Dec. 2014) [text]

Humanitarian Innovation: The State of the Art (OCHA, Nov. 2014) [text via RSC]

New Research to Assess How Tech May Aid Refugees, Veterans in Transitions (Syracuse University, Nov. 2014) [text]

Promoting Innovation and Evidence-based Approaches to Building Resilience and Responding to Humanitarian Crises: An Overview of DFID's Approach (DFID, 2014) [text via PreventionWeb]

"Social Media and Disasters: A Functional Framework for Social Media Use in Disaster Planning, Response, and Research," Disasters, vol. 39, no. 1 (Jan. 2015) [free full-text]

Syrian Refugees, Personal Media Usage and Community Cohesion: New Research Directions, Paper presented at Urban Communities’ Presents, Pasts, & Futures in Conflict and in Dialogue, Chicago, 19 Nov. 2014 [access]
- Scroll down to locate paper in list.

Archive collections:

The Refugee Archive at Kasperson Library (Clark University, Oct. 2014) [info]

World’s Largest Collection of Documents on Torture Still a Well-kept Secret (World without Torture Blog, Nov. 2014) [info]

Web site:

Social Media for Good [access]
- "Exploring the use of digital communications tools for NGOs, non-profit organizations and to support humanitarian relief."

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs (12 Nov. 2014)

Tagged Publications and Web Sites/Tools.

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