03 April 2019

Thematic Focus: ICTs and Other Technologies

Event & opportunity:

Digital Lifeline? Information and Communication Technologies for Refugees and Displaced Persons, State College, PA, 4 April 2019 [info]

CFP: Global Virtual Summit on Digital Identity for Refugees, May & June 2019 [info]
- Submit written contributions by 22 April 2019.


"The Big Data of International Migration: Opportunities and Challenges for States under International Human Rights Law," Georgetown Journal of International Law, vol. 49, no. 4 (2018) [full-text]

Data Responsibility Guidelines: Working Draft (OCHA, March 2019) [text]

Ethical and Practical Challenges of Online Research Interviews (Humanitarian News Research Network, March 2019 [text]

Food ATM: Revolutionizing Providing Food to Refugees (WFP & World Vision, Feb. 2019) [text via ReliefWeb]

"Governments’ Use of AI in Immigration and Refugee System Needs Oversight," LawNow: Relating Law to Life in Canada, vol. 43, no. 4 (March-April 2019) [full-text]

"Humanitarian Innovation Faces Rethink as Innovators Take Stock," The New Humanitarian, 20 March 2019 [text]

Hype or Hope? Evidence on Use of Smartphones & Social Media in Mixed Migration (Mixed Migration Centre, Jan. 2019) [text]

ICTs and Livelihood Supports of Refugees and IDPs, K4D Helpdesk Report (DFID, Nov. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

An Overview of ICT for Education of Refugees and IDPs, K4D Helpdesk Report (DFID, Nov. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

*"The Politics of Big Borders: Data (In)justice and the Governance of Refugees," First Monday, vol. 24, no. 4 (April 2019) [open access]

Recognising Urban Refugees in Jordan: Opportunities for Mobile-enabled Identity Solutions (GSMA Mobile for Development, Dec. 2018) [text via ReliefWeb]

Web site:

New Technologies and People on the Move: Examining Impact of New Technologies over Migrants and Refugees (Medium) [access]


Related post:
- Thematic Focus: ICTs and Other Technologies (18 Feb. 2019)

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