Podcast #94 – Innovations in peacebuilding: how technology is changing the way we see the world and respond to violent conflict
NEW YORK, United States of America, 6 June 2014– ‘Innovation’ has been a buzzword of this decade for good reasons. The world has changed in front of our eyes, and we have become witness to the ways in which innovative ideas can drive industry transformation, market creation and humanitarian response, to name just a few. But what does innovation mean in the context of peacebuilding? Do innovative ideas have the power to stop war and destruction? Can innovation cultivate peace? In this podcast UNICEF talks to Christopher Tuckwood, of the Sentinel Project for Genocide Prevention, and Sanjana Hattotuwa, the Special Advisor to the ICT4Peace Foundation, about the use of technology to support peacebuilding.