Initiatives

Georgia Nicolau on #ASKotec

Georgia Nicolau is the co-founder and co-director at the Procomum Institute. She is an activist and a researcher in the fields of culture, arts, politics and citizen innovation. Between 2013 and 2016 she was the Director of Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Brazilian National Ministry of Culture and undersecretary of Creative Economy and Cultural Policies. Graduated…

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Obasegun Ayodele on #ASKotec

Obasegun Ayodele is the Co-founder and Executive Director at Vilsquare.org. Vilsquare is the first Nigerian research company focused on data science to help businesses invest in the African market. Their vision is to globalize accessibility to Africa by creating easy and useful data driven insights about investment opportunities in African communities. Vilsquare helps organizations penetrate…

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Eva Yayi on #ASKotec

Eva Yayi is is the Co-founder of GoGirls-ICT Initiative, a Technology Organization that mentors women and girls in South Sudan. Currently, Eva is a Masters Candidate at the Kobe Institute of Computing, Japan holding a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the Uganda Christian University. She also works as a Teaching Assistant at the…

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#ASKotec at FabLab Siegen

The Come_IN Digital Project Week of the Chair of Business Informatics and New Media at the University of Siegen brought together families, senior citizens, refugees and students for a week-long series of activities, building and developing together. The project Come_IN has been building computer clubs in various cities in North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) for more than ten years, always following…

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#ASKotec at #Tech4Dev2018

The 5th International Conference on Technologies for Development (Tech4Dev 2018) took place from 27-29 June 2018 at the SwissTech Convention Center in Lausanne, Switzerland. The Conference in a Nutshell The Tech4Dev Conference is the biennial flagship event of the UNESCO Chair in Technologies for Development hosted by CODEV at EPFL. The Conference focuses on the potential of technology solutions to…

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#vienna school

Meeting the Other – a communication project between Rhino Camp and HBG Youths

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#Rhinotalks

#RhinoTalks, brought together different actors and relevant stakeholders from South Sudanese NGOs in Uganda, Journalists and refugee settlements leaders with the aim of sharing / developing of strategies for mitigating the occurrence of hate rhetoric among south Sudanese asylum seeking communities in Uganda.  

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#Peace4all video released

The new #Peace4ALL music video from the #PeaceVillage in collaboration with #defyhatenow takes place Tuesday March 28th 2017 at 6pm.   More information at www.defyhatenow.net

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Juba Wiki Sprint

Wikipedia Peace Sprint Within the #defyhatenow initiative we were training students from the University of Juba on writing and editing information about South Sudan on Wikipedia, the online global encyclopedia from 6-9 November 2017. Read the #defyhatenow press release (PDF)   Objectives Empowering South Sudanese to have a global voice in national narratives and knowledge in…

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Open Hardware Guide published

Following up on the 2016 “Let’s Go jHUB” programme, the OPEN HARDWARE GUIDE is an outcome of the Open Tech and Repair Skills workshop which was led by Timm Wille and hosted by the Hive Colab innovation hub in Kampala. As a follow-up to the first Open Learning Guide (#OLG) the Open Hardware Guide gives examples…

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