ICTDev Pulse

Improving Data Privacy and Data Security in ICT4D: Event Recap

Author: 
Jennifer Poole
On Friday May 8th, Global Pulse hosted a workshop on

Social media and conflict management in post-conflict and fragile contexts

This Helpdesk Report responds to the following query: Social media and conflict management in post-conflict and fragile contexts: What is the recent evidence of the role of social media in post-conflict and fragile contexts with regards to conflict management? Some of the roles social media has played in conflict management include:

IREX Mourns Board Member Ed Fouhy

The IREX family mourns the death of Edward M. Fouhy, a former member and chairman of the IREX Board of Directors and a five-time Emmy Award-winning journalist.

YALI Mandela Washington Fellows to Convene in Johannesburg

President Barack Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is hosting the 1st Annual Southern Africa Regional Conference for Mandela Washington Fellows in Johannesburg, South Africa from May 17-19, 2015.

Announcing Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.17 release!

It’s been a couple of weeks since we last saw an Ushahidi Release. But, there’s been a lot happening in the background leading up to today:

AirBnB: A New Model for Growth of ICT in Cuba

At the recent Technology Salon on ICT for Cuba, experts came together to discuss the role of ICT in growing the Cuban economy and how the United States government, private industry and nonprofit organizations could help. The main takeaway I got from the event was the uniqueness of the Cuban system and that any company...

Zambia

CapacityPlus supported Churches Health Association of Zambia to develop strategies to improve retention of health workers in rural facilities.

CapacityPlus End-of-Project Event

CapacityPlus End-of-Project Event

The mHero Story

The Ebola outbreak of West Africa didn’t hit overnight like a tsunami or earthquake—rather, the disaster gradually took over the region beginning in December 2013, really gaining speed in l
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