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Out of the box: Digital transformation in humanitarian action2024-05-23T14:12:50+02:00

Out of the box: Digital transformation in humanitarian action

Date: 22.05.2024
Time: 12:00 - 13:00
Location: Zoom

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Futureproofing skills, capacities and standards

There is currently significant confusion about the state of digital transformation in the sector. Humanitarian decision-makers and practitioners manage large amounts of data without exploring how digital capacities, standards, and data governance systems relate to actual humanitarian priorities. New skills and profiles are needed to futureproof digital humanitarian action.

Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Research Professor in Humanitarian Studies at PRIO, 

Giulio Coppi, Senior Humanitarian Officer at Access Now, 

and Andrea Duechting, Non-resident Fellow at CHA

analysed the current state of digital transformation in the sector from different perspectives:

In this “Out of the box” webinar, they took stock of the sector’s digital transformation and explored dilemmas and opportunities in the digital skilling, standardisation, capacity building and capacity strengthening potentials.

They shared the learnings from their latest analyes and discussed the kind of digital capacities needed to address future humanitarian challenges.

Format: Zoom Webinar in Cooperation with Access Now und PRIO
Language: English

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