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Sanjana Hattotuwa, Special Advisor to the ICT4Peace Foundation, gave a presentation on new media and crisis information management at the General Segment of the UN Economic and Social Council meetings (ECOSOC) in Geneva, on 23rd July 2009.

The purpose of this side-event was to present the main components of the strategy and to seek the input and guidance of the wide range of stakeholders present during the Humanitarian and the Operational segments of ECOSOC. Crisis management and humanitarian personnel, information management professionals, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) practitioners, and peacekeeping staff may find the information of particular interest.

Click here for the presentation.

Click here for more details of the side-event at UN ECOSOC.