Addressing Beautiful Arua

Community Development Centre (CDC), what3words and HumanTech Innovation Lab (HTiL) are working together to bring 3-word addresses to refugee settlements in the Arua District of Uganda through the Addressing Beautiful Arua campaign. The goal of the Addressing Beautiful Arua campaign […]

Empowering Refugees

The Refugee Code Academy recently visited one of the largest refugee camps in the world to set up an on-site coding school. HTiL team member Omron Blauo in this excellent article, highlights the benefits of A NEW MODEL FOR REFUGEES […]

Urban Refugees

MyInform exists precisely to empower refugees – partner with us operationally in the ground so we can do precisely that   The prevailing image of where refugees live is of temporary camps in isolated areas — but in reality, nearly […]

Malawi launches Africa’s first humanitarian drone testing corridor

Malawi will be home to the first air corridor in Africa to test the application of unmanned aircraft system for humanitarian and development use. The humanitarian drone testing corridor, announced today by the government of Malawi and UNICEF will become operational by […]

SMARTCASH & UN BlockChain Summit


SmartCash was invited by the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs in New York to present at The Humanitarian Blockchain Summit, hosted by Fordham University in collaboration with the United Nations Office of Information and Communication Technology on the 10th November. The Humanitarian Blockchain […]

A Glimpse into the Future

future of migration

A glimpse into the future, what are the current challenges facing the phenomenon of global migration? How has the debate around migration changed in the last 10 years and how will it continue to develop over the next decade? What […]

Special Focus Refugees and Labour

Refugee Review Volume III

The ESPMI Network releases its third edition of Refugee Review, an open-source, peer-reviewed journal that aims to showcase unique perspectives and emerging voices in refugee studies. In this edition, they are pleased to present 18 academic articles, practitioner reports and […]

Migrants Skills to Thrive

international migration

  Michael Clemens, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development and Research Managing International Migration  “The world urgently needs better tools to manage international migration. But few agree on how to make those tools, or even which ones we need. We […]

ICRC warn of the dangers, but make it clear the humanitarian sector’s future is digital

The ICRC make it clear that the urgency and visceral day to day ordeals faced in humanitarian work relies more and more on tech to succeed. HTiL believe this is not as an added extra, but at the core of […]