Genocide, hate speech, and the Rohingya: Key takeaways from UN probe on Myanmar (IRIN)

The take away from this excellent report is…every person – each one of us – needs to take responsibility for what is brought to our attention.  To do whatever we can so that injustice and horrors like this are not […]

The orphans of so-called Islamic State left in Libyan limbo (IRIN) … Time for those who can, to do more than “no harm” (HTiL)

“The government, the international community, and [aid] organisations all deluded us,” said Raiss, who began caring for the children on what was meant to be a temporary basis in late 2016. “[International organisations] all talked about humanity, charity, and amnesty […]

IRIN | Opinion | Let’s end this competition of misery

It’s time to stop comparing human suffering, a reductive shorthand that boils down to: who is most deserving of rich people’s attention? Source: IRIN | Opinion | Let’s end this competition of misery

Europe is using smartphone data as a weapon to deport refugees | WIRED UK

“European leaders need to bring immigration numbers down, and metadata on smartphones could be just what they need to start sending migrants back” In short this is the antithesis of the use of tech/data that MyInform was conceived to address.  […]

Artist Banu Cennetoğlu and The Guardian to Publish List of Refugee Deaths – Artforum International

In conjunction with her forthcoming exhibition at London’s Chisenhale Gallery, Banu Cennetoğlu is also facilitating the distribution of “The List” in The Guardian, in print and online, on June 20, 2018, World Refugee Day. Compiled and updated each year by UNITED […]

Jesuit Worldwide Learning

http://www.jrsusa.org/Voices_Detail.cfm?TN=DTN-20110620034142

“Fr. Peter Balleis, SJ, a leading advocate of refugee and forcibly displaced persons’ rights, has been fighting for human rights and social justice with Jesuit Refugee Services for more than 20 years. As executive president of Jesuit Worldwide Learning, Fr. […]

Reliable options for Uganda and Refugees

‘…As a result of the allegations, said Ecweru, biometric registration would be introduced for all refugees in the east African nation. Uganda is home to about 1.4m refugees at present. “It’s going to be an expensive exercise,” said Ecweru. “We are […]

UN Crisis Information Management Strategy

http://www.unhcr.org/uk/central-african-republic-situation.html

“The UN Crisis Information Management Strategy (CiMS) is based on the recognition that governments, the UN, IFIs, non-governmental organisations, business and media have significant experience in crisis response. Yet, no single agency, department or actor has the capacity or sole […]

Building Digital Identities

Building digital identities, we are very happy to post this fantastic report.  The aim of the report is (as described below) specifically in line with the urgent requirement also identified by HTiL and planned to be addressed in phase 3 […]

Coding Skills in Africa

“Africa Code Week October 2017, we dug deep into the world of coding with Claire Gillissen-Duval, the Co-Founder and Global Lead of Africa Code Week.” A brilliant exposition on the importance of coding training and jobs for the displaced, an […]