Peace Industrial Complex

Chronicling the quiet revolution

Kommunikation total: Der siebte Kontinent

In 1998 Der Spiegel’s “Kommunikation total” issue profiled the global connectivity revolution underway and being accelerated by the Internet boom of the late 1990s. It chose my picture of a satellite dish and a ger in the Gobi Desert to symbolise this historic event. “The transformation of Mongolia from a largely rural nomadic society of […]

Kenya Reaches Mobile Phone Banking Landmark

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY  Financial transactions and banking with mobile phones have been a Kenyan success story. Now, one service, M-Shwari, has reached a significant milestone in the history of m-banking (mobile phone banking): it was able to record a billion Kenyan shillings (US $11,926,100) in savings deposits in a […]

Peacekeeping, Peacemaking, R2P (Responsibility to Protect)

1990s

Top Reporters Offer Military Media Handling Tips

Aid Organization Gives Overseas Hungry Diet Food: Diet Giant Slim-Fast Gets Tax Write-Off For Donating Products

Somali Killings Reveal Ugly Side Of Elite Regiment

Does the UN know what it’s doing?

Peaceniks Questioning Air-Raid Strategy In Bosnia

State Of Decay: Haiti Turns To Free-Market Economics And The UN To Save Itself

Opinion: Canada is allowing U.S. to dictate Haiti’s renewal: More news and opinion on what the UN soldiers call the “Haitian Vacation”

U.S. Elections Update: Clinton is using Canada to keep control of Haiti

A Partnership For Progress: UNDP In Mongolia 1997

Starting From Scratch: The Challenge Of Transition

UNDP Travelling Seminar: Environment and Development | Mongolia 1998

Freedom Of Expression: Introducing Investigative Journalism To Local Media In Mongolia 1999

CASE STUDY 4: UN + UNDP Mongolia | 1997 – 1999

2000s

Mobile Phone Peacekeeping


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