Monthly Archives: June 2013

CTNSP Brown Bag Series: Summary- Skip Vincent (BG Ret) discusses latest Fact Finding Engagement to Burma (June 14, 2013)

(by Dora Mugerwa) On June 14th, 2013, the Center for Technology & National Security Policy hosted a Brown Bag where Edwin A. (Skip) Vincent, Brigadier General, USAF (Ret.), Chairman of Soft Power Solutions, LLC, presented on his recent engagement experience … Continue reading

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CTNSP Brown Bag Series: Summary- Learning from the Octopus (June 12, 2013)

(by Dora Mugerwa and Amy Gorman) On 12 June 2013, the Center for Technology & National Security Policy and the Africa Center teamed up to host a Brown Bag with Dr. Rafe Sagarin from the Institute of the Environment, University … Continue reading

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Summary of the Peacekeeping Technology for the Protection of Civilians Forum.

(By Bella Yahuma and Amy Gorman) On Wednesday May 29, 2013 (International Day of UN Peacekeepers), CTNSP hosted a panel discussion on modern technology changes impacting the nature of military and United Nations operations in Africa. The conference was organized … Continue reading

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Disaster Communications: Humanitarian Information Exchange Language

By David Becker and John Crowley Out of the chaos of the Haitian earthquake, there is a new effort to better coordinate humanitarian efforts in future large disasters.  The UN has proposed a simple and cheap way to improve data … Continue reading

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Disaster Apps

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