[Skunkworks] Fwd: [Internet Policy] The important role the Internet could play in times of conflict
otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 12:26:13 EAT 2017
Might be interesting to some.
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From: Lia Kiessling <kiessling at isoc.org>
Date: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:20 PM
Subject: [Internet Policy] The important role the Internet could play
in times of conflict
To: "internetpolicy at elists.isoc.org" <internetpolicy at elists.isoc.org>
Just altering you all to a new blog by Constance Bommelaer in
Huffington Post today.
Great insight on how the Internet plays a crucial role in education -
especially in times of conflict. If you can't bring a child to
school, it can help bring the school to the child.
" . . . the world is experiencing the highest levels of displacement
ever recorded. UNHCR estimates that 24 people were forced to flee
their homes each minute in 2015, four times more than a decade ago.
Among the world’s refugees, 51 per cent are children, many of whom are
travelling alone and have stopped going to school."
Here's the blog.
Please do share this important piece on your channels
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