Apply to be a speaker on POINT 8.0 Conference

We’re inviting everybody who works in the intersection of activism, political accountability and new technologies in Southeast Europe, to submit a proposal for a short (up to 15 min) presentation about their work in the field. If you’re an activist developing a project related to the use of new technologies in fields of government accountability … Continued

POINT 8.0 – Apply for a Travel and Accommodation Fellowship

POINT Conference (Political Accountability and New Technologies) is a project of ACTION SEE regional network that comes out of growing need of the organizations in the region that work on accountability and transparency of governments to share experiences and learn about different initiatives around the world. The participation at the POINT Conference offers possibility of … Continued

Sarajevo #HackingPolitics hackton: Apply now!

Join us at #HackingPolitics hackathon and let’s create exciting digital tools! #HackingPolitics is a meeting point for digital practicioners, creatives and political activists: participants are joining their forces and producing ideas, projects and tools to hack the social and political processes for the better. Event is part of POINT conference, taking place in Sarajevo from … Continued

Jigsaw – Technology for safe and free society

“Jigsaw” is a technology incubator in the Google’s company Alphabet, which was created last year from the platform Google Ideas. At this year’s conference POINT we will have the opportunity to meet its Managing Director, Scott Carpenter, who will present the vision of this platform and some of the tools that have been developed with … Continued

Post-fact age: Fake news, misinformation and trolls

In the 21st century we are faced with new ways of media manipulation, psychological warfare and disinformation.Technological capacities of the information era, fluid use of ideology by the authoritarian regime and difficulties in the western projection of democratic values redefine threat of propaganda. Precisely these challenges and possible solutions will be addressed at the POINT 6.0 … Continued

POINT 6.0 Conference in Sarajevo from 24th to 28th of May

The sixth edition of POINT conference will take place in the Art cinema Kriterion in Sarajevo from 24th to 28th of May. This year’s conference will bring together representatives of civil society organizations and activists from the region of Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, but also from all around the world, who are engaged in using … Continued

Great monitoring and mobilization tools from the Balkans

The second day of POINT is off to a great start! It’s always great when you talk about success stories, and that is exactly what we had in the opening. Nikola Bulatović, a programmer from Montenegro talked about their „Be responsible“ project. Basically, it’s a platform where citizens can report problems in Montenegro, and if … Continued

Srećko Šekeljić – People vs Floods

People vs. Floods was the name of Srećko Šekeljić’s presentation. Srećko talked about government and citizens response to the devastating floods in Serbia. The general summary is that the government response was poor, and even that there is many reasons for that, but one of the main ones is poor infrastructure. However, the politicians were … Continued