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New Digital Security Guide for Environmental Rights Defenders

(Guest Post by Samuel Maina. Samuel Maina is a Kenyan communications consultant & digital security trainer. He is the founder of Kijani Media and a blogger.)

Partners In Health at the MIT Media Lab – design challenges around Ebola

Today’s Media Lab Conversations involves Ophelia Dahl and Dr. Megan Murray from Partners in Health with Joi Ito and David Sengeh from the Media Lab. The topic is understanding Ebola, and we’re learning about the disease to see if there’s anything the Media Lab can do to help organizations like Partners in Health combat the spread of the disease.

APC's Women's Rights Programme statement: Forwarding violence is violence

20 November 2014
(APC WRP for APCNews)

The Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Rights Programme rejects and condemns systemic, technology-r

Connecting Students, Faculty with Industry in Iraq

Finding a job after college is has been difficult for students in Baghdad, particularly now as a result of the increasing instability.

“Watching Me Watching You” – Hasan Elahi and Josh Begley on the imagery of surveillance

I admire much of the work Open Society Foundation does (a good thing, as I’m a board member), but I have a special soft spot in my heart for the Moving Walls program.

National meeting in Ecuador on internet governance takes place in Quito

20 November 2014
(CIESPAL)

On 27 November in Quito, the National Meeting on Internet Governance – Ecuador will

IREX Showcases Global UGRAD 2014-2015 Participant Virtual Exchange Projects

In celebration of International Education Week 2014, Global UGRAD participants designed Virtual Exchange Projects to demonstrate the impacts of their Global UGRAD program experience, utilizing technical skills they have gained through the program

What Digital Data Can Tell Us About Contraception and Teenage Pregnancy

Author: 
Chris Lukolyo
 
 
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New Resource Centers Put Critical Information in the Hands of West Bank Health Workers

Like a busy intersection, the West Bank’s health system is experiencing a lot of traffic.

#UPR20: Egypt, Iraq should revise laws violating human rights

CALGARY
18 November 2014
(Shawna Finnegan for APCNews)

APC breaks down the major outcomes of the 20th session of the Human Rights Council Un

The How and Why: Building The New Crowdmap.com

We’ve been discussing the new Crowdmap.com recently, and our own Brandon Rosage has shared some great videos of the new UX we’re feverishly working on. We thought it would be a good time to discuss how we’re building the new Crowdmap.com, and why we’ve taken the approach we have.

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