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UN CITO Dr. Choi Soon-hong at Crisismappers meeting 2010 delivered a keynote address at the Crisismappers conference in Boston, held on 1st October.

Dr. Choi said he "wished more lives had been saved (in Haiti) because of emergency preparedness and info sharing", said the UN was leveraging technology to help with disaster response, warned about the dangers of point solutions and information silos, and referred to the work with the ICT4Peace Foundation to develop and carry forward the Crisis Information Management Strategy for the UN (CiM). The UN CITO also stressed the need for credible crowdsourced information. He went on to say that the spirit of community, not competition is vital, and that crisismapping must also include public awareness and generate public support.