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CIC National Capital: Peacetech and the Syrian Conflict: What Canadians Are Doing

September 30, 2016 @ 11:45 am - 1:00 pm EDT


Join us on 30 September 2016 at Ottawa’s Peace Festival as we share our experience with PeaceTech and the Syrian conflict.

The conflict in Syria has been fought on, and through, the internet. Since 2012, SalamaTech has helped hundreds of thousands of Syrian civilians to stay safe online. Run by Canadians, SalamaTech is the only digital safety programme that delivers emergency assistance and on-the-ground protection to Syrians trapped by the conflict. We have seen how digital safety saves lives in Syria. Our Be Heard training helps authentic Syrian Voices of Resilience to make their voices heard on social media — to cut through the noise of conflict and send their messages to the world.

This special panel event will feature SecDev’s latest initiative A Tale of Two Cities (http://www.twocities.ca), including interviews from our partners in Eastern Ghouta.

Event Partners
CIC National Capital Branch’s Middle East Study Group and the SecDev Foundation

Date and Time
Friday September 30, 2016
11:45am to 1:00pm

Auditorium, Main Branch – Ottawa Public Library
120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, ON K1P 1E7

This is a free event.

Event Contact
Snookie Lomow | ottawa@thecic.org | (613)903-4011


September 30, 2016
11:45 am - 1:00 pm EDT