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Join the June Data for Peace conversation to hear perspectives on how to navigate the space of smart cities, in between opportunities and challenges, and help us understand if smart cities are an ally or an enemy of the peace in our cities.

Jun 22, 2022

Over the past two years, COVID-19 has deeply impacted mental health, both for individuals and entire communities, weakening trust between governments and people. This brief explores how justice systems and actors are interlinked with mental health and psychosocial wellbeing, and it makes the case for addressing the negative effects of these dynamics in a more systemized way.

For refugees, legal empowerment is often fundamental to their ability to survive and rebuild. This paper grapples with legal empowerment and how it can be achieved to have #JusticeForRefugees, looking at its role, its availability, and how it is practiced in relation to refugee communities.

May 04, 2022
Emily E. Arnold-Fernández
Months and even years before the Russian convoy of tanks and artillery started crossing the border into Ukraine, initiating attacks on the ground and in the air, another war has already been underway—the war in cyberspace.
May 02, 2022
Branka Panic
Until now, improvements in physical security and a reduction in corruption since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan offer opportunities to the country, but actions are needed by both the international community and the interim Taliban administration to avoid realizing the current dire outlook predicted by two recent World Bank reports.
Apr 25, 2022