News & Announcements

[SHARE] Pacific Resource for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Launched

Mar 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. A practical resource for countries dealing with the escalating impacts of climate change and disasters from natural hazard risks has been launched by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS)... Read more... [Quotation]

[SHARE] The evolving climate-security agenda: key political events on the horizon

Mar 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. Following the presentation of a ‘roadmap to the UN Climate Summit’ by General Assembly President Maria Espinosa, we present an outline of key dates and events for the climate-security nexus, in what has the potential to be a ‘tipping point’ year for the agenda... Read more... [Quotation]

[SHARE] Iraq: Draconian cybercrimes law threatens freedom of expression

Mar 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. A new cybercrimes law that would impose heavy prison sentences and hefty fines against peaceful critics who express themselves online would be a devastating setback for freedom of expression in Iraq, Amnesty International said today... Read more... [Quotation]

[SHARE] The hidden victims of repression – how activists and reporters can protect themselves from secondary trauma

Feb 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. In response to the recent spate of killings at protests, Amnesty International’s Crisis Response team’s Evidence Lab have put together tips and advice on how to better care for yourself while working in the online environment... Read more... [Quotation]

[SHARE] How Humans Get Hacked: Yuval Noah Harari & Tristan Harris Talk with WIRED

Oct 2018 - News

Click here to read the article. Historian and bestselling author Yuval Noah Harari and Tristan Harris co-founder and executive director of the Center for Humane Technology discuss technology’s ability to ‘hack’ human beings, and the algorithms that work to understand us better than we understand ourselves. What is the future for the human race when engaging in any activity on the internet is like playing a game of chess against billions of dollars of super computer that will win every time? Read more... [Quotation]