"Maps from here & abroad" aims to foster the social inclusion of the migrant population in France through two main kinds of activities: participatory mapping on OSM during mapathons, and sensitive mapping workshops, meaning the freehand drawing of maps based on the affect one has for a space.
"Cartes d'ici & d'ailleurs" vise à favoriser l’inclusion sociale des personnes migrantes en France à travers deux types d’activités principales : la cartographie participative sur OSM lors de mapathons et des sessions de cartographie sensible, soit la création à main levée de cartes réalisées selon l’affect que l’on a pour un espace.
Invited by Magellium, CartONG organized on January 19th a mapathon, hosted by Airbus Defence & Space, which allowed to gather professionals of aerospatial technologies from Toulouse (France) and to put back on the map almost 13 000 refugees in 2 hours.
Dans le cadre du projet Missing Maps, CartONG organise régulièrement des mapathons (équivalent de hackathon pour la cartographie) ...
OpenStreetMap, the Wikipedia of maps, is a powerful tool to support local development and improve community resilience in case of crisis.
These one day seminars organised twice a year correspond to a community of practises composed of medium-sized NGOs that meet to exchange on information management practises, tools and methodologies. 13 NGOs are part of this community at this date.
CartONG set up and has been managing since 2015 a community of Terre des hommes users on data collection and analysis, using Slack as a tool.
CartONG has deployed numerous times to Terre des hommes delegations to give trainings and help with the general capacity building of national and international staff in the field on information management, mobile data collection and geographical information systems.
A total of 8 regional CartONG trainings have been organized between 2015 and 2017, with a total of 74 participants and 23 countries trained on MDC throughout Tdh’s main intervention zones, with a number also trained on Information Management more widely.