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Hend Alhinnawi: the 2018 Global People's Summit

Year of production: 2018

Running Time: 6 min

Global Action Mosaic

Global People's Summit

Published on Dec 4, 2018


Hend Alhinnawi - Co-Founder and CEO of Humanitarian Tracker talks about "Reimagine Solutions: Crowdsourcing People-Centered Ideas for Change" at the 2018 Global People's Summit.

Hend Alhinnawi: Big Data For Social Good

Year of production: 2018

Running Time: 8 min

Humanitarian Tracker

Global People's Summit

Aug 7, 2018

Hend Alhinnawi, Solutions Hour, SDG Media Zone 20 September 2017

Year of production: 2017

Running Time: 3 min

Humanitarian Tracker

20 Sep 2017

Speakers: Victoria Alonsoperez, Chipsafer; Samir Ibrahim, Sunculture; Auke Idzenga, AIDFI; Hend Alhinnawi, Humanitarian Tracker

Moderator: Ms. Megan Smith and Ms. Amb. Dessima Williams


The SDG Media Zone aims to engage people all over the world in the important conversations happening during the high-level week of the UN General Assembly in New York from 18-22 September. Bringing together well-known personalities and Member States as well as content creators, influencers and media partners, the SDG Media Zone will provide a dynamic space to strengthen the commitment of the international community in support of the 2030 Agenda. Heads of State and Government will be gathering at the UN Headquarters in New York for the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly which opens on 12th September. The theme of the general debate this year is “Focusing on people: striving for peace and a decent life for all on a sustainable planet”.

Women and the Global Refugee Crisis: An International Women's Day Panel

Year of production: 2017

Running Time: 1hr and 47 min

Humanitarian Tracker

March 8, 2017

School of International Service

American University


Moderator: Shayna Vayser

Barbara Wein

Sherizaan Minwalla

Hend Alhinnawi


Category Nonprofits & Activism

Year of production: 2016

Running Time: 0:31 min

Humanitarian Tracker

Our co-Founder, Hend Alhinnawi​, introduced Humanitarian Tracker​ at the second annual Solutions Summit​, which took place on September 21, 2016 at United Nations​ Headquarters. It was  selected as one of the Top 10 Global Solutions for achieving the Global Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).  Over 3,000 organizations applied this year for the ten spots.  We are honored to be selected!


Megan Smith, US CTO (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy​), co-moderated the event.  The United Nations Foundation​, the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service NGLS​, and the Global Innovation Exchange, in collaboration with the SDG Philanthropy Platform​, the Global Entrepreneurs Council, and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network​ announced the second annual Solutions Summit.  The effort was also supported by three private sector leaders who are working to integrate an #SDG solutions-based approach into their business: Qualcomm​  Wireless Reach, Mastercard​, and Guggenheim Partners​.


Eyewitness and other reports crowdsourced over the past 6 years via Syria Tracker​, Humanitarian Tracker's flagship project, have been used by citizens on the ground in #Syria, the Washington Post​ , the United Nations Human Rights​, and USAID - US Agency for International Development, among others.

Mapping Syria

Year of production: 2013

Running Time: 1 hr 7:11 min

Syria Tracker

Mapping Syria: Ushahidi was joined by team members from Women Under Siege Syria and Syria Tracker.

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