Monday, October 13, 2014

Internews and Omidyar Network are hosting an introduction to the Myanmar Innovation Greenhouse, Myanmar’s new hub for civic tech and social innovation, to inform people how they can get involved in this critical moment in Myanmar’s history, in the place where technology tools to accelerate social change will be designed and created.

October 13, 2014, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
at Bloomberg News

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Friday, October 10, 2014

Google Hangout on Air! Friday, October 10 at 2:30 PM Eastern RSVP

The deadly Ebola outbreak has so far claimed more than 2,200 lives. In a public health emergency like this one, people need reliable, trustworthy, and actionable information about the disease and how to prevent it.

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Eva Constantaras, Internews Data Journalism Advisor, will be speaking on a panel: “Role of Media in facilitating Citizen Engagement” at Buntwani 2014, October 7-8 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Buntwani aims to be a conversation starter and facilitator among various stakeholders actively involved and/or interested in the potential of ICT in strengthening citizen engagement and participation in Africa, as well as showcase the innovations that work and aim to decipher the strategies that make them work.

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

We all love the Internet, but we often think of it as a virtual cloud, untouchable by the common person. However, with new advances in computer networking any one of us can set up a mesh network and wirelessly connect computers and devices directly to each other, without much technical expertise.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Seamus Tuohy - Technical Advisor, Internews, is presenting at a session - Know Your Security Risks, Control Your Data - at the Online News Association’s 2014 Conference, September 25-27 in Chicago.

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Friday, September 26, 2014

iHub Research invites you to their monthly data science meet-up this Friday, 26th September 2014 at 5pm. The meet-up will be held at the iHub Research space on 2nd Floor, Bishop Magua Building, Ngong Road, Nairobi, Kenya.

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Friday, September 19, 2014

The summit will bring together corporate and government officials, engineers, technologists and NGO leaders to look at how tech is being used in conflict zones and ask, “Why aren’t we doing more in conflict prevention?” The event will also launch the PeaceTech Lab, a new organization dedicated to developing and deploying technologies, media and data for conflict management and peacebuilding.

Anahi Ayala Iacucci, Internews Senior Innovation Advisor, will be doing a presentation about Internews' Gaza project called, "White Spaces, Third Places and the freedom to be."

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The Kenya Accountable Devolution Program team is holding an interactive open data presentation by Internews who will share their experiences from training and mentoring journalists to turn data on the Kenya Open Data site into relevant and informative media stories.

The stories have helped citizens to advocate for better policies/services and informed policy-makers to improve planning, budgeting, and implementation.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
As new dams, mines, roadways, industrial zones and other development projects surge across the Mekong region, how can media serve as a watchdog for people and the environment? What challenges do media face? Where is media succeeding and failing?
 
Come hear the experiences and discuss the issues with prominent journalists and media experts, including:
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Sunday, September 7, 2014

"Risk and Resilience" is the theme of the 2014 conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ). 

The conference will be held September 3-7 in New Orleans.

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