SciDev.Net – the Science and Development Network

This article in SciDev.Net on the impact of technology in conflict and peacebuilding mentions a recent report by CIC's Data for Peacebuilding and Prevention program.

“In the era of social media, mobile phones, and widespread Internet availability, citizens are becoming ‘digital witnesses,’ providing important content for conflict monitoring and documenting war crimes, government repression, and human rights abuses,” said a report by the Center on International Cooperation, New York University."

The setting of internationally agreed sustainable development goals (SDGs) has emerged as a dominant likely outcome of next month's Rio+20 Summit in Brazil.

Read the full article SciDev.Net article here.

May 02, 2012
Aisling Irwin, Alex Evans