Disinformation/Info Integrity

What the CEPPS Countering Disinformation Guide Can Do for You!

What the CEPPS Countering Disinformation Guide Can Do for You!

By Kaleigh Schwalbe | July 01, 2021

The Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) launched theCountering Disinformation Guidethis April as a one-stop-shop for practitioners and civil society organizations on what is working, and what is not working, in the information space.  The guide was created with funding from USAID in partnership with the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the International Republican Institute (IRI), and the National Democratic Institute (NDI).  It is organized into nine thematic sections examining the roles

Join us for NDI's Democracy and Technology Summer Series

Join us for NDI's Democracy and Technology Summer Series

By Moira Whelan | June 04, 2021

It’s finally summer. Time to get outside, and in some places, enjoy a bit of a reprieve from a challenging year. It’s been a tough one, especially for democratic actors around the world. Democratic activists have never been more at risk.

Building Trust in Democracy: The Potential of Blockchain

Building Trust in Democracy: The Potential of Blockchain

By Chris Doten | May 02, 2021

The creation of a system with mathematically provable guarantees of the trustworthiness of data could have enormous potential for supporting democracy, improving government service delivery, fighting corruption, and demonstrating the integrity of elections and political processes. Such a system, of course, already exists: blockchain and distributed public ledger technologies.

Looking Ahead with Optimism

Looking Ahead with Optimism

By Derek Turner | January 21, 2021

There are some bright spots on the horizon for 2021. I’m looking forward to some of the positive developments in the world of campaign technology and tech company practices from the 2020 elections in the United States being extended to the rest of the world.

Weekly Roundup 1/20/21

Weekly Roundup 1/20/21

By Elizabeth Sutterlin | January 21, 2021

Following the return and detention of popular opposition figure and Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, Roskomnadzor, the Russian government’s communications watchdog,

Weekly Roundup 1/6/21

Weekly Roundup 1/6/21

By Elizabeth Sutterlin | January 06, 2021

As the world bid 2020 goodbye and geared up for the start of a new year, many have had their eyes on the future challenges and successes for technology in 2021.