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Malaysia

TechCamp Malaysia

The overall media landscape in Malaysia and the wider Southeast Asia region has seen a rise in internal and external disinformation. The extensive reach of social media, combined with the publication of clickbait news online along with a general lack of media literacy skills has increased the impact and difficulties posed by this challenge. To…

Steam Project

STEAM TechCamp Brasil 2020

STE(A)M TechCamp Brasil 2020 supports innovations that respond to recent Brazilian education reforms and demands of the private sector for more qualified professionals, by empowering educators and curriculum designers through targeted digital and media literacy training as well as sessions on the maker-space movement and current education trends. This workshop week is part of a…

São Paulo

TechCamp Brasil

Campanhas de desinformação vêm proliferando no Brasil e chamaram atenção durante as eleições de 2018. O projeto “Eleições sem Fake”, da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), identificou 800 mil mensagens falsas durante o processo eleitoral. Enquanto novas fontes de informação surgem no mundo digital, a sociedade precisa se preparar para consumi-las de maneira reflexiva…

Mongolia

TechCamp Mongolia

Nearly 30 years ago, Mongolians made their famous “choice for democracy” by peacefully rebuking the socialist, one-party rule of the prior 70 years.  Now a committed democracy, Mongolia is an example of the opportunities a free and open society can offer its citizens.  In the shadow of its two autocratic neighbors, Mongolia maintained its commitment…

Argentina

TechCamp Argentina

Argentina es el país más activo de América Latina en materia digital y su sociedad es una de las más polarizadas también. La superabundancia de medios digitales y prensa tradicional ha llevado a los consumidores a pensar que la verdad puede ser relativa.  Para el TechCamp Argentina, la Embajada de Estados Unidos junto a la…

Guayaquil Lighthouse

TechCamp Guayaquil

Este evento tiene como objetivo promover la eficacia de actores gubernamentales, activistas de la sociedad civil y periodistas en el uso de estrategias digitales para combatir la delincuencia y la corrupción y adoptar tecnologías digitales para rastrear, prevenir y crear conciencia respecto a las actividades delictivas y, al mismo tiempo, fomentar la colaboración nacional y…

TechCamp Taipei

Tackling disinformation and cultivating media literacy have emerged as a shared priority between the United States and Taiwan, as both societies are targets of both internal and external disinformation campaigns. The ubiquity of social media and its use as a platform to spread disinformation has increased the difficulty of addressing this challenge. Social media influencers and members of…

TechCamp Kathmandu

TechCamp Kathmandu, Clean Air for South Asia will be hosted in Kathmandu, Nepal on July 29-31, 2019 in partnership with our implementing partner Kathmandu Living Labs.  TechCamp is a U.S. Department of State initiative to connect those who have demonstrated expertise and knowledge working to combat air pollution and promote government transparency in South Asia.…

Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai, India

TechCamp Mumbai

As people flock to cities in India and Afghanistan, the growing urban population can overwhelm the infrastructure, affecting transportation, the environment, sanitation, education, and disaster response. “TechCamp Mumbai: Building our Urban Future” will connect Indian and Afghan civil society and government officials with civil planning and technology experts. They’ll collaborate on digital skills and strategies…

TechCamp Istanbul

TechCamp Istanbul will bring together 60 Turkish journalists, civil society professionals, content creators, bloggers, and Syrian journalists based in Turkey to exchange experiences, build long-lasting professional networks, and overcome existing common challenges in creative and innovative ways. Participants will be equipped with practical skills on the most advanced digital tools and strategies through hands-on training sessions…