#PEACETECH: Everything You Need to Know, from Social Media in Afghanistan to Humanitarian Drones in SyriaMarch 2015
Today, small tech gadgets are ubiquitous in many corners of the globe and our dependence on advanced technology is increasingly a reality. The latest issue of Building Peace, #PeaceTech, explores the potential—and limits—of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and other tools to positively influence peace and development.
In our fifth publication, we look at the use of grassroots quantitative data gathering in Zimbabwe, the potential of online activism to connect local communities in Nigeria, and the story of how the “Facebook of Afghanistan” grew from a telecommunications company to an important partner to civil society and government. We also address the digital divide that has left 60% of the world’s voices unheard, as well as the applications of drones for humanitarian work in Syria and beyond.
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