Shukria Barakzai (L), a journalist and candidate in the upcoming parliamentary elections in Afghanistan, talks on her mobile phone while attending a meeting in Kabul, August 22, 2005. [Four U.S. soldiers were killed and three wounded in a bomb attack in Afghanistan on Sunday as they were trying to clear militants from an area before an election next month, the U.S. military said.
The Transformative Impact of Data and Communication on Governance: Part 3
April 14, 2014,
In the third part of his series Steven Livingston highlights the positive effects that ICT can have on governance. Rather than filling in for or even displacing the state some ICT initiatives can strengthen governance capacity. He offers three examples including how ICT impacts the protection of human rights, election monitoring, and the prosecution of war crimes.