Strategies to Secure Environmental Defenders, PeaceTech Lab Weekly Update, 5/11

By: David J. Smith, May 11, 2017

PeaceTech Lab publishes a weekly update of news related to technology and peace.  This week’s edition features a commentary by Althea Middleton-Detzner from the Peacebuilding Engineer Program reflecting on a Stanford Social Innovation Review article “Protecting the Hearth of Environmental Civil Society” which examine strategies for ensuring safety and security for people defending the environment.

Althea’s commentary is below

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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