Deployment of the week

This week, we recognise the efforts of the Reevo team to build a virtual platform that reflects diverse and multiple alternative education initiatives worldwide.

Cameroon Elections Help?

We recently highlighted the work one of our community members, Jean Brice is doing around the Cameroon Elections, slated for September 30th, 2013. It’s now 10 days to the elections, and his team needs help to process incoming information, manage …

From Citizen Action in the Philippines to Data experiments to Translation help and Open Source Events, we’ve got an action mapped weekly.

Deployment of the Week

Citizen Action in the Philippines are the Deployment of the Week. CANA is all about building citizen action:

More Deployments of the Week.

Also see this work about Mapping Gender Violence in Cambodia.

OSCON and Portland

Angela and I will be …

[Guest post by Rhoda Omenya, iHub Research. Rhoda lead the Uchaguzi Monitoring and Evaluation project. Cross-posted from the ihub blog.]

iHub Research conducted a 6-month assessment of the Kenya 2013 Uchaguzi deployment. Today, we release the final report detailing the process of deploying the ICT election-monitoring platform during the March 4th Kenya elections. An earlier brief was released immediately after the week of the Kenyan elections …

[This post originally appeared on the Respublica blog, a UK-based thinktank. Guest blog post by Catherine Dempsey, PhD candidate at King's College London, researching innovative uses of technology in community-led conflict prevention - @catherinedem]

Our collective breath was taken away by the bravery of the women who guarded Lee Rigby’s body, the soldier murdered in Woolwich, London on 22nd May, especially Ingrid Loyau-Kennett who engaged directly with the killers, …

What a Week! The whole team wants to fall over with all the product delivery. In this week’s report, more about BRCK and Crowdmap Public Beta. Plus, we’ve got a Deployment of the Week from Pakistan and a google hangout all about monitoring Dangerous Speech with the Umati Research.

We’ve started to host more Google Hangouts to better support our busy, global community. Please share widely and keep the questions coming! …

Hate speech has garnered growing interest in Kenya since the 2007/8 Post Election Violence where it was seen to have played a significant role. As a result, the Umati project was initiated in September last year to monitor the Kenyan online space for hate and dangerous speech, and will continue to run until May this year.

Find attached our second report this year, which highlights the effect of the March 4th elections on …

During Kenya’s 2013 General Election, Uchaguzi Kenya 2013, a joint initiative between SODNET, Ushahidi, CRECO, and Hivos (with support from CIDA), was used to help increase transparency and accountability through active citizen participation in the electoral cycle. Uchaguzi was coordinated through an ICT platform, which enabled Kenyans to keep an eye on the vote and provided avenues through which they could report, with any technology available to them, any incidences significant to the election. …

Uchaguzi is You! is our mantra. We are always on and always in edit mode. We are managed in a team driven engine that is decidedly non-linear. Everyone works with integrity and takes our Code of Collaboration to heart.

From the community, partners, team and friends, Uchaguzi has been a massive project of collaboration and change. In that spirit, we wanted to share some overall highlights. We are global and 24/7 with …