The 15th International Conference on Social Implications of Computers in Developing Countries will be held at Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania on May 1st -3rd 2019. To this conference, calls for papers are out and one of the tracks is “Communities, ICT-Enabled Networks, and Development” – a topic highly relevant for research within technologies and post-conflict human security community policing. Read more here. Continue reading Call for Papers: ICT for Development
Information and communication technologies have changed the way we communicate over the past decade. Social media plays an important role for the provision of security – for police agencies as much as for citizens. The same is true for post-conflict societies, writes Dr Robin Hofmann in this ICT4COP Policy Brief. Community-oriented policing in post-conflict settings can benefit from these developments. But new technologies are no … Continue reading Social Media: A tool for COP in Post-Conflict Settings?
Guatemala: Success in community-based policing requires not just more police officers but education, training and institutional resources. Continue reading Quantity over Quality
Migration is a typical post-conflict problem and one which poses specific challenges for community policing. Continue reading Demographics, Migration and the Swiss National Football Team: Challenges for Community Policing in Kosovo
Professor Alice Hills of Durham University, who leads ICT4COP’s Africa research, writes about neighborhood watch groups in Somalia for the Global Observatory, the International Peace Institute’s peace and security online magazine. Continue reading Neighborhood Watch, Somalia