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Peter Armstrong

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Peter is co-founder of the OneWorld Network and director for the OneWorld International Foundation. Thanks to his innovative use of all forms of media, his powerful beliefs in global social justice and his passion for gadgets, OneWorld has become cutting edge in harnessing media technology to benefit people who need it most. During 20 years as a BBC radio and TV producer, Peter helped push the corporation into the digital era and created groundbreaking documentaries like *Everyman and Global repor*t, which won the United Nations Association Peace Prize. He founded and edited the acclaimed Domesday project in 1983, bringing together millions of UK citizens to produce an interactive record of Great Britain. He created the award-winning Interactive Television Unit in 1986, and became its chair when it floated as the MultiMedia Corporation. In February 2004, he won a Special Lifetime Award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Interactive Awards for his contribution to the digital industry. Peter is a policy advisor to governments and international bodies on the use of information and communications technology for global sustainable development. And he is a trustee of the charity Accenture Development Partnerships. Peter and Anuradha launched OneWorld from their home in 1995. It has grown into a global network connecting people around the world who support human rights and sustainable development.