In 2008, the United Nations declared August 19 as World Humanitarian Day (WHD) in commemoration of the 2003 bomb attack on the UN headquarters in Baghdad, Iraq, killing 22 humanitarians. Since then, it’s a day for recognizing and celebrating those working relentlessly on making the world a better place for the less privileged, often even risking their lives to do so.
All over the world, we’re still in the middle of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, which makes the work of humanitarian activists and organizations ever so challenging and dangerous. This year’s WHD focuses on these #RealLifeHeroes, who continue to protect and save lives despite the risks and threats posed by the pandemic.
It’s been a few days since Miro and I returned from our mission with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) to Cameroon – and what a deeply meaningful experience it was for the two of us.
The mission was the culmination of many months of close partnership between Resco and UNHCR, who have incorporated the Resco platform into a broader suite of UNHCR applications managing the identity data of persons of concern, namely refugees. Miro and I were incredibly grateful for the chance to experience something totally new, both in terms of our daily work and our own knowledge of the world, while also gathering critical feedback and helping with the first deployment of these tools in Cameroon. Continue reading →
You might have heard that Resco’s CTO, Miro Pomsar, and Field Service Business Development Manager, Andrew Lorraine are currently visiting Cameroon with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). They’ve been assisting with the roll-out of UNHCR’s brand new refugee population registration and identity management ecosystem, where Resco’s mobile app and field server play critical roles.
Now at the halfway point of their trip, take a closer look at what they’ve been up to in Central Africa so far. Continue reading →
With more than one year of collaboration and 15+ countries already under our belt, Resco is teaming up with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in a brand-new way – by undertaking a joint mission to Cameroon just a few short days from now.
The goal? To assist and observe an actual roll-out of PRIMES, UNHCR’s cutting-edge Population Registration and Identity Management EcoSystem, where the Resco Cloud platform plays a critical role. Continue reading →
5 key statements from Resco CEO’s keynote at resco.next 2018
After Vienna, Munich, and Amsterdam, Resco has brought its annual resco.next conference to Prague on November 15-16. And with over 200 attendees from 92 companies and 24 countries in the audience, Resco CEO, Radomir Vozar, took the stage to share the bold new enterprise mobility strategy for the company and its product offering, partner ecosystem, technology development and beyond.
What follows is an overview of key topics discussed by Resco’s CEO and his guests during the Opening Keynote at resco.next 2018. Continue reading →