Technology can be used to gather, analyze, and communicate information for the sake of predicting, preventing, and mitigating atrocities in an unprecedented way, argues Christopher Tuckwood.
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Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Sentinel Project for Genocide Prevention
Christopher Tuckwood is the executive director and co-founder of the Sentinel Project for Genocide Prevention, a Toronto-based NGO dedicated to assisting communities at risk of mass atrocities worldwide. The Sentinel Project does this through the innovative use of technology and direct cooperation with threatened communities. Chris has a BA in medieval history from the University of Waterloo and an MA in disaster and emergency management from York University. His research and professional interests include early warning, intelligence analysis, technology development, and target group resistance to atrocities. He is also an occasional speaker and writer on these topics and currently teaches a training course on using technology in the defence of human rights as well as leading the Una Hakika project (a joint venture with iHub Research funded by IDRC) to counter atrocity-linked misinformation in Kenya's Tana Delta using mobile technology.
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