Research and resources
December 17, 2021
Social Media, Conflict, and Peacebuilding
This paper, produced by an expert working group, is a practical statement about what is effective and where challenges remain in peacebuilding responses to the ‘weaponization’ of social media.
August 05, 2021
Analyzing and Responding to Social Media and Conflict
This framework identifies factors that make societies vulnerable or resilient to misinformation, disinformation, and hate speech. A policy brief suggests ways to address these challenges.
March 01, 2021
Together with the Signal Program at Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, Mercy Corps has put together a package of research, guidance toolkit and accompanying white paper for teams looking to implement WiFi.
December 18, 2020
Responsible Data Toolkit
This toolkit shares principles for the transparent, secure and responsible use of personal data, and provides materials that enable incorporation of responsible data principles into everyone’s daily work.
November 18, 2020
The Next Generation Humanitarian Distributed Platform
This report calls for the development of a shared, sector-wide “blockchain for good” to allow the aid sector to better automate and track processes in real-time, and maintain secure records.