Late 2012, the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative (WPDI) founded the Youth Peacemaker Network (YPN) project in South Sudan. At the time, the country was in great need of community-building activities – a need that I would say is even greater today.
We recently visited the Hope North school to launch new technology, and plan future work to bring the benefits of Technology for Good to young victims of Uganda’s civil war.
How do we define the “Green City” and what role can ICT play in creating them? The New Cities Summit got me thinking about the opportunities – and the challenges – ICT faces in the context of new cities.