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Access to technology can help prevent violent conflicts | Ozonnia Ojielo | UNDP

Ozonnia Ojielo, UNDP Coordinator for Conflict Prevention and Recovery, share his thoughts about the potential of mobile phone technology:

… more people in developing countries who had no access to so much as a phone ten years ago are now able to benefit from these new tools to improve their lives; manage commerce; seek emergency assistance; advocate for their own interests; and now also take part in the prevention of violent conflicts. Peacebuilders are now taking advantage of the new possibilities to reduce conflict on a local and global scale.

Read more via Access to technology can help prevent violent conflicts | Ozonnia Ojielo | UNDP.

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This entry was posted on August 10, 2012 by in Africa & Internationalization, Texting, Violence and tagged , , , , , , , .
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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