AVE is a network of former violent extremists and survivors of violent extremism where people with different experiences can connect and collaborate on projects to counter radicalization. It is managed by the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) and is a unique private sector partnership between ISD, Google Ideas and the Gen Next Foundation.
This visualization displays time-series information on the import and export of small arms and ammunition around the world. By examining how firearms and ammunition flow between states, and by making that information accessible and useful, we can better understand trends in global conflict. It was developed with support from Igarapé Institute and uses data from the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).
A survey to give the Somali people a chance to make their voices heard in 2011 when Somalia was drafting a new constitution. In a country with fragile infrastructure and without regular elections, Google’s cloud-based technology allowed us to conduct one of the country’s first nationwide public opinion polls.
Constitute is a tool that allows anyone to read, search, and compare the world’s constitutions. Built on The Comparative Constitution Project’s data, Constitute lets users browse constitutions and explore how countries treat issues differently. It was funded with a grant from Google Ideas to the University of Texas, with additional funding from Indigo Trust and the IC2 Institute. Arabic Constitute was developed in partnership with International IDEA, which provided significant intellectual and material support.
Google Ideas worked with Polaris to help develop an international strategy focused on enhanced data collection and information sharing collaboration in partnership with La Strada International and other human trafficking hotlines and nonprofits around the world. This initiative has supported hotline capacity building efforts to equip them to better identify and protect victims, collect data, and share information and insights across borders.