'Negro' A Diaspora Docu-Series by Dash by Dash **A Reminder: your credit card is not charged right away. You will ONLY be charged if we reach our funding goal by MIDNIGHT Tuesday, August 9th. If our goal is not reached, you pay nothing. How to control rumours on social media during a disaster Authorities around the world should set up emergency communication teams to manage the amount of misinformation circulating on social media during disasters, terrorist attacks and other social crises. A study on the use of social media in three major incidents, including the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, by Dr Onook Oh, of Warwick Business School, Manish Agrawal, of the University of South Florida, and Raghav Rao, of the State University of New York at Buffalo, revealed that Twitter is emerging as the dominant social reporting tool to report eye-witness accounts and share information on disasters, terrorist attacks and social crises as a collective effort to make sense of what is happening. But when it is the online community who are creating and exchanging the news rather than official news channels, this can not only exaggerate the unfolding situation, but also unintentionally turn it into misinformation, diverting attention from the real problems.
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Mali In January 2013, USAID/OTI launched the Mali Transition Initiative (MTI), to help lay the groundwork for longer term political and economic development. OTI efforts in this engagement will focus on mitigating conflict and decreasing chances of unrest during the transition to help renovate and reinforce the foundations for a peaceful and democratic Mali. OTI’s targeted assistance will focus on working with Malian civil society and community organizations to reiterate and bolster a return to democratic systems and values. The MTI program will pursue the following two objectives:
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PeaceTech Camps Bolster Iraqi Civil Society with New Skills The U.S. Institute of Peace just concluded a series of three PeaceTech Camps in Iraq. The highly interactive, two-day conferences connected Iraqi civil society organizations with local and international technology experts for training on the use of low-cost, easy-to-implement tools. From September 2013 to March 2014, USIP provided training to more than 180 civic organizations hailing from each of the country's 18 governorates. Fed up! Welcome and thanks for taking the time to read my blog. I have been researching facts about medical versus natural remedies. I truely believe that we would be much healthier if we stopped believing the pharmaceutical companies that feed us their drugs. Sometimes, knowingly, they put a drug out on the market fully aware that is it not safe. And sometimes they get away with it, other times they are caught.
Opening up the Open Data Movement In the past year I have been attending a lot of conferences on Open Data and had several discussions with people, from the World Bank to the United Nations, on the IATI standard and how Open Data is (or not) impacting the development and aid work. From the Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva, to the UN Transparency Working Group in New York, the issues that development and aid organizations, as well as governments worldwide are struggling with and trying very hard to solve, are not only related on how you open up data and make it available, but how you move from Open Data to transparency and accountability. As I have mentioned in a lot of presentations the issue for me lies fundamentally under two main paradox: one is the intrinsic understanding from a lot of people in the Open Data movement that Open also means transparent and accountable; the second one is that if transparency and accountability are the goals of Open Data, than there is an unanswered question: which is to whom?
All Documentaries Welcome to the Must Watch section. It is our understanding that for a truly democratic society to exist, there must be a free flow of easily accessible information. For the most part (not including heavy censorship in China), the Internet has allowed for this free flow of information to everyone and anyone with access to the internet and it is imperative that this right continues to be protected. Unfortunately, the principle of free flowing information does not exist in the mainstream media because our governments continue to allow large corporations to consolidate the entire media industry. For this reason, many facts, perspectives, and opinions do not make it to our televisions, movie theatres, newspapers, and radio stations. Picha Mtaani Picha Mtaani, Swahili for ‘street exhibition’, is a youth-led peace initiative that primarily seeks to create space for young people to reconcile and become agents of reconciliation to their respective communities. Four years after Kenya’s worst election violence, which left 1,133 dead and hundreds of thousands internally displaced, Kenya is a nation in search of its identity. Picha Mtaani aims at providing a platform for national reflection and building local reconstruction consensus through photo exhibitions and conversation.
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