Using Technology to Build a More Accountable Bosnia and Herzegovina

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"), have risen as leaders in grassroots organizing and civic activism in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). " It was this feeling of disempowerment that brought together several concerned citizens, including Darko, to voice their disapproval in a local online forum. After weeks of communication online, they all decided to create a movement and Dosta! was the pre-election campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2006. Darko Brkan is mobilizing Eastern Europe.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

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Of all the mass communications tools your organization is using (website e-newsletters, social networking sites, mobile), which is resulting in the most online dollars being raised (directly or indirectly)? Organization: Women for Women International.

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Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

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Through technology, data, and resource-sharing, Community Boost_r seeks to empower Balkan citizens to voice their opinions, demand solutions to everyday problems, and stay informed on accountability and transparency issues. The goal was to find the best web or mobile ideas for social projects in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. Three project winners were chosen from each country: From Bosnia and Herzegovina: Centar 72 aims to solve community problems within 72 hours.

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Later, they learned that it happened again and again – in the cases of Cambodia, Bosnia and Rwanda - and it was still happening but nobody was doing anything about it. Use your voice!