1 September 2015: The ICT4Peace Foundation is pleased to release 'Peacekeepers in the Sky: The Use of Unmanned Unarmed Aerial Vehicles for Peacekeeping', authored by Helena Puig Larrauri and Patrick Meier.
The ICT4Peace Foundation carefully curates a collection of unique and widely acclaimed wikis geared towards the humanitarian aid community as well as media and policy makers. They feature vital information from government, the UN system in the disaster / crisis stricken area, other NGOs, the World Bank, comprehensive situation reports, mapping information and GIS data, photos, video, who/what/where information and links to domestic and international media coverage.
Each CiM wiki usually features, inter alia,
After the successful two day retreat on 11 and 12 June 2012 of the UN Crisis Information Management Advisory Group (CiMAG), consisting inter alia of OCHA, DPKO, DFS, UNFP, UNHCR, WFP, UNDP, Global Pulse, UNOSAT, OHCHR, organized by the UN ASG Chief Information Technology Officer (UN CITO) and the ICT4Peace Foundation, the Swiss Ambassador to the UN, Paul Seger hosted onJuly 2012 a High-‐Level briefing luncheon for UN Member States. Participating countries were Bangladesh, Chile, Costa Rica, Egypt, France, Germany, Finland, Malaysia, Russia, Singapore.
16 August 2010: The ICT4Peace Foundation launched its latest crisis information wiki on the Pakistan floods today. This unique curated wiki already links to over one hundred vital data points from the UN and other leading humanitarian actors, with information on key datasets, emergency numbers, helplines and ground situation updates.
Access the Pakistan flooding crisis information wiki here .
On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti.