The Sentinel Project Launches Conflict Tracking System

February 11, 2015 |

Sentinel CTS to be used for violence monitoring and tracking of emerging conflicts     The Sentinel Conflict Tracking System is a data visualization platform that displays global conflicts being tracked by the Sentinel Project. The platform presents an interactive display model that allows visitors to view and explore the root causes, relationships and operational…

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Internationally Recognized Experts Join Sentinel Advisory Council

February 10, 2015 |

The Sentinel Project is pleased to announce the expansion of our advisory board. Patrick Meier is the Director of Social Innovation at Qatar Computing Research Institute and a luminary and leader in the application of new technologies for crisis-mapping, early warning, humanitarian response and resilience.  Patrick is working with the Sentinel Project’s Humanitarian UAV (Unmanned Aerial…

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Kenya Situation of Concern July Update

August 11, 2014 |

July has been an insecure month in Kenya, especially for residents of the coastal areas. Residents in the area are living in fear due to the unexpected and baffling attacks occurring in the region. To date the masterminds of the attacks have not yet been identified, with continued speculation whether it was an Al-Shabaab plot,…

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Exploring Sentinel Project’s Assessment of Colombia

July 2, 2013 |

By: Alex Dyzenhaus The trials of war most affect a society’s vulnerable and marginalized. Therefore, in the context of a conflict, unprotected minorities can be at risk even if there is little to no explicit grievance against or hatred towards them. Through an analysis of dozens of political, economic, institutional and social factors, the Sentinel…

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San Francisco roundup and concept paper: "Tapping into the Wisdom of the Smart Crowd for Predicting Genocide"

July 5, 2012 |

Everyone knows that ideas get better when you share them, so last week Collin Sullivan and I took the opportunity to attend the 3rd Global Conference on Genocide at San Francisco State University. The four-day event, organized by the International Network of Genocide Scholars, brought together many of the world’s leading scholars studying the issue…

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