Using mobile phones to promote peace!

by | Jan 5, 2015 | Justice and Peace

peaceThe Pope frequently calls for peace. Using mobile to promote peace!

Combining two news tidbits for peace world peace…

1.4 billion people to access both fixed and mobile broadband by 2015 By 2015, 1.4 billion people globally will access both fixed-line and mobile broadband as usage grows rapidly and services converge, according to Ovum.

That’s the potential of mobile as a tool for peace..

The following is an illustration of how.

In this video Elaine Weidman-Grunewald talks about the role of mobile broadband and access to the internet in the foundation aims to empower youth, women and global citizens to promote peace through conflict-resolution training programs, grassroots efforts, and access to experts, methodology, social media, technology and communications tools. Weidman-Grunewald is Vice-President Sustainability and CR at Ericsson and Forrest Whitaker, Oscar-winning actor, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO, and founder of PeaceEarth Foundation 


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