Techfugees Data Hub Live Session #5 – North Africa & Libya


July 24


12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

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Data Hub, Libya

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Mediterranean & Libyan speakers will discuss whether COVID-19 exacerbated a crisis already prominent in Libya. How did it impact refugees?

Regional and local guest speakers will discuss the impact COVID-19 has had on displaced communities and what – tech – solutions/best practices have come out as a result across the Mediterranean sea and especially Libya. Is COVID-19 generating a crisis within a crisis in Libya?


Chiara Valenti – Techfugees Data Hub Libya Lead

Matthew Gardiner – Techfugees UK Chapter Volunteer


Parul Mehra – IOM (International Organisation on Migration) Libya

Fatma ELBSHARE – IOM (International Organisation on Migration) Libya

Dax Bennett Roque – NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council)

Giuseppe Caccia – Mediterranea

About these Live Sessions:

Techfugees launched an open and collaborative platform to map out how COVID-19 is affecting refugee & displaced communities across the world.

Because we want the voice of local communities to be heard and widely shared, we’ve decided to organise bi-monthly live geographical update sessions to widely share concerns of locals on how to limit the impact of COVID-19 on displaced communities and present potentially replicable existing tech solutions.

About Techfugees Data Hub:

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