01 June 2017

Thematic Focus: ICTs & Information Issues

Event & opportunity:

Feedback request: Disaster Response: Using Social Media to Better Serve Communities [info]
- Examples of best practice sought for ICRC/IFRC project; no deadline indicated.

Course: Data and Innovation Management in Humanitarian Action, New York, 6-10 July 2017 [info]
- See also related blog post. No deadline indicated.


Can Digital Disruption be Used to Help Refugees? (RN Breakfast, May 2017) [access]
- Follow link for podcast.

European Information Systems in the Area of Justice and Home Affairs: An Overview (EPRS, May 2017) [text]

Free Digital Learning Opportunities for Migrants and Refugees: An Analysis of Current Initiatives and Recommendations for Their Further Use (EC Joint Research Centre, 2017) [text]

The Impact of New Technologies on Peace, Security, and Development (International Peace Institute, May 2017) [text]

Lost in Translation: The Misinformed Journey of Migrants Across Italy (Internews Network, May 2017) [text via ReliefWeb]

This Refugee Aid App Was Built over a Weekend. Now Hundreds of Nonprofits Rely on It (Mashable, May 2017) [text]

The Tech Turn in Refugee Protection and Integration: New Solutions or Hot Air?, Webinar, 11 May 2017 [info]
- Follow link for podcast.

Understanding the Role of ICTs in Promoting Social Inclusion: The Case of Syrian Refugees in Germany, Paper prepared for 25th European Conference on Information Systems, GuimarĂ£es, Portugal, 5-10 June 2017 [text via ResearchGate]

Why Information Matters (Mixed Migration Platform Blog, May 2017) [text]

Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs & Databases (12 May 2017)

Tagged Publications and Events & Opportunities.

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