This research report analyses the relationship between digital technologies and conflict resolution and peacebuilding. Throughout this report, critical discussions are held concerning emerging technologies; previous technological contributions to peace initiatives worldwide; advantages and disadvantages of ICTs within the realm of peacebuilding; and technological prevalence within the Turkish context. To conclude, this report demonstrates a need for future research, not only to aid in the development of innovative peace solutions but also in order to address contemporary concerns of misuse and potential hindrances technology may cause. DPI would like to express its thanks to the author for producing this engaging report. The views and opinions expressed in the report remain those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of DPI.
This project is part of a larger series of programmes developed by DPI, titled ‘Forging Pathways to Peace and Democracy in Turkey’, which are supported by the Norwegian, Swiss and Irish governments.