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Launch of Techfugees Belgium chapter

Techfugees Belgium emerged from civil society initiatives to help asylum-seekers and refugees in Belgium in autumn 2015, when there was

Techfugees Cambridge Conference – 2nd July, 2016

An aerial view shows the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan, Thursday, July 18, 2013. Angry Syrian refugees urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday to do more to help opponents of President Bashar Assad's government, venting frustration at perceived inaction on their behalf. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

On the 2nd July 2016, Techfugees will be holding a free conference in Cambridge, UK that will look into how technology can improve refugee camps and address the question of data security for humanitarian tech projects. The event will bring together developers, designers, engineers, refugees and NGOs and will be the first event of Techfugees Cambridge. Registration is free.

The event will give particular consideration to improving internet/local network connectivity, data security/privacy and personal empowerment, and look at relevant technologies improving access to training/education/jobs.

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