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The Joe Slovo Foundation is using Smart City Technologies to empower SMART CITIZENS in Africa; improving participatory democracy and accountability at the local community level building Resiliant Communities as well helping  achieve the UN World Humanitarian Summit Goals.

Joe Slovo Foundation nominated for Tech 4 Good Africa Awards 2017 for thier work using Smart City Technology to improve particapatory democracy and build resliant communities in Africa

The Joe Slovo Foundation is using Smart City Technology and Mobile Services to help meet the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) as well as address both Chronic Stress and to counter Acute Shocks among distressed communities.

Article from The Voiceof Local Government about The Joe Slovo Foundation implementing an Open Communication Programme to build resiliant communities using Smart City Technologies working with the United nations Humanitiarian Programme

The Joe Slovo Foundation subscribes to the 100RC Network, seeking to adapt their knowledge & experience to the African Continent.

100RC describe Resilience as the Capacity of Communities, Individuals, Institutions, Businesses and Systems to survive, adapt and grow no matter what kind of chronic stress and acute shocks they experience.

According to 100RC ;

Chronic Stress weaken the fabric of a community on a day-to-day or cyclical basis; examples of which include, high unemployment, inefficient transportation systems, endemic violence and chronic food & water shortages.

Acute Shocks are sudden sharp events that threaten a community; examples of which include earthquakes,

floods, disease outbreaks and terrorist attacks.

The Joe Slovo Foundation formed part of the UN-OCHA World Humanitarian Summit Consultation Process and is actively engaged in meeting the Outcomes of the

Summit in Africa, in particular Respond to Disasters &

Climate Change and Catalyse Action for Gender Equality

Martin Dolny - Director of The Joe Slovo Foundation is a Panelist on PUTTING THE CITIZEN AT THE HEART OF SMART CITY DEVELOPMENT at the forthcoming SMART-SUMMIT in London on Sept 19th, 20th

Martin Dolny - Director of The Joe Slovo Foundation is a Panelist on PUTIING THE CITIZEN AT THE HEART OF SMART CITY DEVELOPMENT at the SMART-SUMMIT in London