Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Please join Internews Europe and its Earth Journalism Network on April 8th for a lunchtime panel discussion about the current status and future of environmental journalism around the world. What are the latest practices and techniques helping the media to cover issues such as climate change, the decline of the oceans, food security and biodiversity? How are journalists using new technologies to collaborate and uncover trans-boundary issues? What are the challenges they face and how can they overcome them?

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Sunday, April 6, 2014

The Build Peace Conference brings together practitioners, activists and technologists from around the world to share experience and ideas on using technology for peacebuilding and conflict transformation.

The conference will be held April 5-6 2014, at the MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA. 

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Thursday, April 3, 2014
Anjan Sundaram's new memoir Stringer chronicles his adventures as a budding journalist in one of the world's most chaotic spots: the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Reviewer and veteran journalist Ted Koppel says Stringer "is a book about a young journalist's coming of age, and a wonderful book it is, too."- NPR
 
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Friday, March 28, 2014

Aurelia Moser, Internews Open News Fellow, and Dorothy Otieno, Internews Data Journalism Trainer in Kenya, will be presenting on the Internews in Kenya open source data journalism projects and news apps at the 6th African Conference on FOSS and the Digital Commons (#IDLELO6) from March 24-28 in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Central Open Data Hackhathon will take place March 15-16 in the National Stadion in Warsaw, Poland. It is aimed to bring together developers, designers, and civic activists from Eastern and Central Europe, who will create applications for the civil society. The organizers of the event, ePanstwo Foundation, Common Europe Foundation and Project Teplitsa Technologies for Society, are focused on promotion of ‘coding’, ‘programming,’ and ‘being a developer’ as a modern form of the social activity.

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Thursday, March 13, 2014

The Active Learning Network for Accountability and Performance in Humanitarian Action (ALNAP) is holding its 29th Annual Meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 11-13, 2014, to discuss how to achieve better engagement with people and communities affected by crisis, leading to more relevant and efficient emergency responses.

Ian Noble, Internews Regional Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa, is presenting on a panel with CDAC Network, OCHA, and World Vision called “Communication and Accountability: Lessons from practice.”

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Wednesday, February 26, 9:00 – 11:00 AM
1640 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 1st Floor, Washington, DC
(Human Rights Campaign Building)

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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Tuesday, February 25th (6.00-7.30pm)
OpenGov Hub - 1889 F Street NW, 2nd floor, Washington, DC, 20006

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Monday, February 24, 2014

How can we increase the effectiveness of research and communication to support the data revolution and open-access era of public administration?

Mobile technology, as it grows smaller, cheaper and more capable, is making crowd sourced and local data collection efforts more feasible. Coupled with the ongoing concern of the need for democratic accountability that has shaped so much of the global development agenda, this technology has given rise to opportunities and expectations for research data to offer exciting new levels of civic participation.

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Monday, February 10, 2014

Recent increased conflict in South Sudan has organizations on alert as they try to keep their staff as safe as possible and programs running. How prepared is your organization?

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