Este post también está disponible en español. In August, Wingu invited HURIDOCS to participate in the 4th edition of the Social Innovation and Technology Festival in Mexico city, to talk about “Tools to document and build collective memory”. You can download here the pdf presentation. Indira Cornelio de @HURIDOCS es ponente en el #FITSmex 2018, […]
This is a recording of an Uwazi demo, intended to present the core features of this platform. Uwazi (and Uwazi Reveal) is being used to publish and organise documents, or to document and analyse human rights violations. You’re also welcome to explore our Uwazi demo to see how Uwazi works, anytime!
Please join The Permanent Mission of Liechtenstein to the UN and HURIDOCS on 28 June 2018 from 14.00 to 15.30 hours at the Palais des Nations in Room XXIII for a UN Human Rights Council side event on the role of technology in human rights investigations. Every minute, some 300 hours of video are uploaded […]
This article is cross-posted from the New Tactics in Human Rights website. Join HURIDOCS, the Center for Human Rights Science – Carnegie Mellon University, and the New Tactics community for an online conversation on machine learning and human rights June 18-22, 2018. Technology is rapidly changing the world around us, offering new ways for human […]
¡Ya está disponible el resumen! Queremos agradecer a Justine Di Mayo (Act for the Disappeared, Líbano), Özlem Kaya (Hafiza Merkezi, Turquía), Tamar Hayrikyan (Técnicas Rudas y Centro Diocesano de Derechos Humanos Fray Juan de Larios, México), Celina Flores (Memoria Abierta, Argentina) y Jorge Ruiz Reyes (Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México, México) por participar en la […]
Human rights defenders are continuously forced to grapple with the fact that information is not published with users in mind.
Going to RightsCon in Toronto 16 to 18 May? We hope you’ll join one of our sessions listed below, or stop by our booth to say hi and grab a sticker! Friedhelm and Kristin will be there with bells on. Panel to discuss information management and human rights bodies Naming, Shaming & Litigating: Access to […]
HURIDOCS is excited to be officially launching Uwazi at the NGO Forum in Banjul, Gambia from 28 to 30 October, 2017. This Forum precedes the 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the 35th annual African Human Rights Book Fair. You may remember our Uwazi demo in Banjul during […]
Summary now available! También disponible en español. Thank you to Justine Di Mayo (Act for the Disappeared, Lebanon), Özlem Kaya (Hafiza Merkezi, Turkey), Tamar Hayrikyan (Técnicas Rudas and Centro Diocesano de Derechos Humanos Fray Juan de Larios, Mexico), Celina Flores (Memoria Abierta, Argentina) and Jorge Ruiz Reyes (Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico city, México) for participating in […]
Summary and recording available! Human rights work is a fulfilling and rewarding vocation. But it can also be frustrating, exhausting, and risky. We know that it is important to think about psycho-social well-being, organizational security, legal and digital security, yet we struggle to put these concepts into practice. Digital or physical security cannot be addressed […]
Why digitise? It greatly improves access to information, as well as protects it against loss or destruction.
On Thursday, January 26, we had the opportunity to showcase Casebox for our friends at the Namati Legal Empowerment Network, a global network of legal practitioners. The recording of that webinar is embedded below. Back in May of 2016, we noticed a discussion thread on the Namati community discussion platform in which members were sharing […]
Summary now available! From mobilising supporters, to organising interviews, to fundraising, to persuading decision-makers, relationships are at the heart of human rights work. This is why it’s so important to have a system to document and manage these relationships. There are many Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems out there to help manage this information, but […]
Prime Time Nationalism | The Role of Television Broadcasts/Archives in the Aftermath of the Yugoslav Wars A conference and workshop organized by the Donald and Vera Blinken Open Society Archives (OSA) at Central European University (CEU) with support from CEU Conferences and Academic Events Fund (CAEF) May 13-14, 2016 | Budapest The manipulative role of […]
Will you be in San Fransisco for RightsCon? Are you interested in Responsible Data and human rights documentation? Please join us for RDF Human Rights Documentation March. Human Rights Documentation March 29 2016 Thoughtworks, 814 Mission St, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 This is a one day event on March 29 by HURIDOCS, the engine room, Amnesty International, and […]
Over a 48-hour period at the Human Rights DiploHack February 29, we experimented and innovated on projects and challenges presented by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. The results were presented during #HRC31. Big verification challenge: human rights violations Our team, Pictrue, focused on collecting and verifying evidence of human rights violations. Every day human rights […]
When a group of organizational security practitioners gathered in Prague this February, we were cautiously optimistic about what we could achieve. Organizational security is about empowering human rights organisations to protect themselves, the people they serve and their information – so that organisations can realize their missions. We added organizational security assessments and support to our […]
The African Union has identified 2016 as the “African Year of Human Rights, in particular, with focus on the Rights of Women.” This theme puts human rights at the forefront of the African Union (AU) Agenda for 2016, and relevant organs and institutions of the AU have begun to outline their programme of activities for […]
The Responsible Data Forum on Human Rights Documentation will bring together practitioners and researchers to explore the ethical, privacy and security challenges posed by the use of data and new technologies in human rights documentation. It will be held just outside of Manila, The Philippines, on 21-22 March, on the fringes of RightsCon. The Forum […]
Imagine 700 people, who are curious to learn more about anything from the latest malware governments are using to spy on activists, to new technologies that have social justice and digital security in mind and to discuss among civil society, big business and governments, how privacy can actually be protected when using the internet. Take […]
It takes three days to show there is a great movement around the world that wants to open up data, and it will take a much longer time until this happens, the data will be used, re-used and understood by those it belongs to and affects. To speed up this process, share good ideas and […]
From April 22-24, I attended the Open Society Internship for Rights and Governance in Budapest. The seminar was organized within the human rights internship program for ten interns working with different NGOs across Europe. It focused on human right research and different models of human rights reporting. We gained practical skills on human rights research, […]
sommaire en français Le dialogue en ligne Documenting Violations: Choosing the Right Approach (la documentation des violations: choisir la bonne approche), organisée par New Tactics, a eu lieu du 27 janvier au 2 février 2010. Le dialogue complet et un résumé des discussions sont disponibles à https://www.newtactics.org/conversation/documenting-violations-choosing-right-approach resumen en español El diálogo en línea Documenting […]