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Après avoir piloté des projets de cartographie de crise innovante et interactive au Kenya, en Libye, au Japon, en Syrie… Patrick Meier, le chercheur-activiste et directeur de la branche cartographie de crise de la start-up kényane Ushahidi , met son expertise au service de la crise humanitaire qui sévit en Somalie. Deux projets de cartographie de la crise en cours sont mis en œuvre en partenariat avec l’ONU ou encore avec Al-Jazeera.
I’ve been working on bridging the gap between the technology innovation sector and the humanitarian & human rights communities for years now. One area that holds great promise is the use of microtasking for advocacy and humanitarian response. So I’d like to share two projects I’m spearheading with the support of several key colleagues.
My colleague Christopher Ahlberg, CEO of Recorded Future , recently got in touch to share some exciting news. We had discussed our shared interests a while back at Harvard University.
I last updated my piece on A Brief History of Crisis Mapping some two years ago, well before the first International Conference on Crisis Mapping was held ( ICCM 2009 ).
This blog post follows the discussion on first-, second- and third-generation early warning systems from the previous post below . The purpose of this entry is to make more clear the distinctions between third-generation (3G) and fourth-generation (4G) early warning systems.
Think of it as a DIY intelligence agency: An ambitious collaborative project is inviting volunteers to help crowdsource human rights intelligence from the Syrian rebellion.
Update: See this blog post for the latest.