Harnessing AI to combat disinformation in the MENA region

Project Leader Interview 3 Questions with Theodore Caponis, Project leader of Dalil   In the ever-evolving landscape of digital information, Dalil, one of the projects selected at the 2023 Forum to be part of the Scale-up program, has emerged as a pivotal force in combating disinformation across the MENA region. In this interview with Theodore … Continued

EmpatIA: AI to solve public issues in LATAM

2022-23 Scale-up project   Overview  EmpatIA explores the use of machine learning to tackle the most pressing development issues in the public sector in Latin America and engages in participatory and open projects to develop evidence that promotes a fair, open and sustainable region. The second edition of EmpatIA will focus on piloting and documenting … Continued

Justin Vaïsse’s op-ed on the Israel-Hamas war

Israel-Hamas war “How can we resolve the dramas inherited from the 20th century so that they do not prevent us from responding to those of the 21st?”   Published in Le Monde, 8 November 2023   Justin Vaïsse, founder and director general of the Paris Peace Forum, to be held from November 9 to 11, … Continued

Hostile Influence Operations Ahead of the 2022 French Elections

Cyber and Informational Threats Ahead of the 2022 French Elections On 31 March 2022, the Alliance of Democracies Foundation and the Paris Peace Forum co-hosted – with the support of Microsoft’s Democracy Forward Initiative – a private expert roundtable to exchange on hostile influence operations ahead of the 2022 French presidential and legislative elections. The … Continued

Humanitarian Assistance 2.0: Tech that saves lives in times of crisis

Project leader interview: Cosmin Vaman, Humanitarian Assistance Digital Infrastructure During their journey, refugees face multiple challenges and crucially need access to accurate information. Technology and digital infrastructures designed to assist refugees exist and can ensure an effective and coordinated action from humanitarian actors as explains Cosmin Vaman, Chief Communication Officer of Commit Global, the organization behind Humanitarian … Continued

ContАct2U (Спілкуйся та дій)

Project presentation As a result of Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, 10 million people left their homes. In this context, more than 300,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) moved to Dniprо city and the region. The Ukrainian government and volunteer organizations help IDPs meet their basic needs. In addition to material losses, IDPs lost a significant part … Continued


Project presentation The ongoing conflict and resulting instability across Yemen have exacerbated pre-existing challenges to the rule of law and the administration of justice, of which citizens bear the brunt. All parties to the conflict have undermined the rule of law. This has led many citizens to believe in primitive ways to assert their violated … Continued

Justice for Victims in Ukraine

2023-24 Scale-up project   Project presentation The Norwegian Helsinki Committee has long experience in implementing projects on documentation and transitional justice in Chechnya and Ingushetia in Russia’s North Caucasus. To date, it implements its best practice of transitional justice for victims of hostilities which may amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity in the … Continued

Promoting Accountability for ISIL Core Crimes

Project presentation A significant volume of information on ISIL crimes is held in Iraq’s courts, agencies, and civil society organizations, left behind by ISIL in the aftermath of conflict. If the integrity of this information is preserved, it can be used as admissible evidence in judicial proceedings. This is crucial to promote accountability for ISIL … Continued

Renforcer l’intégrité en RDC

Project presentation The “Strengthening Integrity in the DRC” program, which has been running for almost three years in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is part of a positive effort to combat corruption, one of the main drivers of the conflict, violence, and underdevelopment that plague the country. Civil society supports integrity through … Continued