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). was the pre-election campaign in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2006. " asked fellow Bosnians to upload a photo saying holding signs saying that they wrote it. In the meantime, social media and new technologies continue to drive the work of these organizations building a stronger civic society in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Darko Brkan is mobilizing Eastern Europe.

10NTC: Are Nonprofits the New International Correspondents?

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Roger told us about his job as a writer for Mercy Corps , where he's traveled to places like the Congo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and most recently Haiti, writing about the man-made and natural disasters that have struck those places and the accompanying relief efforts. Photo: Roger Burks ( Elliot Harmon , CC license ). This evening, I was happy to get away from the hotel for dinner in Atlanta's historic Grant Park neighborhood.

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Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

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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. From fixing wrecked park benches to cleaning up litter, the platform enables people to take action by submitting photos or videos of the problem and forwarding it to the correct authorities.

Generation Rwanda: Two Stories

Beth Kanter

It includes personal testimonies, photographs, and artifacts. Another exhibit looks at past massacres in Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, The Holocaust, and other places of the world where genocide has taken place. They wanted to share their stories on my blog and through video and photos. Here is their stories.

Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors

Beth Kanter

Flickr Photo by Canolais. An organization dedicated to “never again” a genocide — such as those in Europe, Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia, and Darfur — must raise awareness and advocate with as much energy as it raises money. Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors Guest Post By Geri Stengel, Ventureneer. Note from Beth: We know that social media can bring in the small dollar donors, but what about larger gifts?

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing is providing leverage for Tibetan, Darfurian, Burmese and Chinese human rights campaigns: The International Campaign for Tibet created the Race for Tibet. According to their site: "The International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded Beijing the 2008 Olympic Games in 2001, disregarding international criticism of China's human rights record. Both the IOC and the Chinese have argued that the Games will "improve human rights in China" and therefore Tibet.

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Support Women Survivors of War with $27/month

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T he program works in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan. Photo of Honorata used with permission from Women for Women International. "The program 'has dared me to hope-of having a house, of living in peace, of reclaiming my dynamism, my dignity.

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Nonprofit Technology News for May 2013: Free WiFi in Forbes Magazine and Braille Phones

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Fundacja TechSoup in Poland, in a close partnership with Dokukino and other local organizations from the Western Balkans, has launched open challenges for the best technology-based social projects that address transparency and accountability issues in the the Bosnia and Hercegovina, Kosovo, and Serbia. Pinterest is a social media photo-sharing website that allows users to create online image collections around specific events or subjects.

Nonprofit Technology News for April 2013

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Fundacja TechSoup in Poland, in a close partnership with Dokukino and other local organizations from the Western Balkans, has launched open challenges for the best technology-based social projects that address transparency and accountability issues in the the Bosnia and Hercegovina, Kosovo, and Serbia. Pinterest is a social media photo-sharing website that allows users to create online image collections around specific events or subjects.