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Author Himelfarb, Sheldon

Title Can you help me now? : mobile phones and peacebuilding in Afghanistan / Sheldon Himelfarb, with contributions from Cecilia Paradi-Guilford
Published Washington, DC : U.S. Institute of Peace, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (15 pages)
Series Special report ; 259
Special report (United States Institute of Peace) ; 259
Contents Opportunities and challenges of mobile telephony -- The mobile telephone landscape in Afghanistan -- Slowing growth -- Demonstrable potential -- Conclusions and recommendations
Summary The United States Institute of Peace, in conjunction with Mobile Accord, TechChange, the UN-mandated University for Peace, and the National Defense University, hosted a Smart Tools for Smart Power event on June 24, 2010, entitled "Can You Help Me Now? Mobile Phones and Peacebuilding in Afghanistan." The meeting brought together a cross section of the leading innovators in the use of mobile phones in difficult environments with Afghanistan specialists and government policymakers. Mobile telephony has significant potential to further peacebuilding efforts in Afghanistan. This report summarizes the key points addressed during the meeting and expands on them with additional research and analysis
Notes "November 2010."
Title from title screen (viewed on November 16, 2010)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 13-14)
Subject Cell phone services industry -- Afghanistan
Cell phone systems -- Afghanistan
Cell phones -- Afghanistan
Peace-building -- Afghanistan
Cell phone services industry.
Cell phone systems.
Cell phones.
Peace-building.
Afghanistan.
Form Electronic book
Author Paradi-Guilford, Cecilia
United States Institute of Peace