Author Archives: matthias

Thank you for impressive work!

The course teams have visited the CMI office to present their work in an brown bag lunch on Tuesday 24.5.. CMI staff was impressed by the work delivered and both Media Lab and CMI are now looking into how these … Continue reading

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Managing Public Information in a Mediation Process

This is an interesting publication to be considered, especially for the representation / visualization group: USIP –  Managing Public Information in a Mediation Process: Those who mediate international conflicts must communicate publicly with a wide variety of audiences, from governments … Continue reading

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Monday workshop – Q&A with CMI experts

On Monday 28.02. the course participants have met at CMI, starting at 12:00. Thank you for getting interesting insights on multi-stakeholder dialogue from a selection of CMI’s experts. Please find attached a summary of the discussion points. Based on the … Continue reading

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Ethan Zuckerman’s observations on role of (social) media in Middle East

Ethan Zuckerman is a central blogger when looking at global communciation, social media in developing countries and so on. He has posted really interesting stuff on the role social media and other media had and has in the Middle East: … Continue reading

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Uniting Communities Through Media in Somalia

Check out this story for a concrete example: Mokhtar studies at East Africa University in Bosaso, Somalia with a focus on community development while also serving as Deputy Director at Somali Development Trust (SDT), an IREX partner for the Uniting Communities to Mitigate … Continue reading

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Media, Conflict and Peacebuilding – some interesting resources

The US Institute of Peace / Center of Innovation focuses on harnessing the power of the media for peacebuilding, and on developing new strategies for countering the abuse of media during conflict. Media have been both targets and weapons in violent … Continue reading

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First Guinean blogcamp: striving for a national dialogue after tumultuous years

The first Guinean blogcamp took place on February 2nd at the Press House in Coléah, a suburb of Conakry. In a nation striving for a national dialogue after tumultuous years of political strife, ICT might play an important role in … Continue reading

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