Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention

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Applying New And Existing Technologies To Atrocity Prevention

Donald Steinberg | | October 25, 2012

Over the past year, I’ve had the honor to be part of the team at USAID implementing the President’s vision of preventing and responding to mass atrocities, including through my service on the White House’s Atrocity Prevention Board.  I have deep personal connections to the issue of atrocity prevention, having worked throughout my career on countries in the midst of conflict where such atrocities have occurred, from Rwanda to Angola to Libya. Read More »

Emergency Mobile Networks Take Off On Model Planes

Richard Chirgwin | The Register | July 16, 2013

A project to turn mobile phones into mesh networks that can communicate if a catastrophe knocks out cellular infrastructure has been recognised with a $US10,000 prize from US Aid and Humanity United. Read More »

USAID Seeks Best Ways To Use Technology To Stop Atrocities

Press Release | IIP Digital, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Humanity United | February 19, 2013

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partner Humanity United have announced the first-round winners of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention, a technology competition enlisting problem solvers from around the world in support of the Obama administration’s effort to design new tools to prevent mass atrocities. Read More »