The European Union is finalising several critical policy frameworks, notably the Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy, the Digital Services Act, and the internal-facing European Democracy Action Plan.
As the impact of these new mechanisms will be felt beyond Europe, on Wednesday, March 24th, the Kofi Annan Foundation has convened a panel of experts, as part of our #KAFDialogues series, to explore the challenges and opportunities for democracy, politics and digital technologies in Europe and Africa.
Date: Wednesday, 24 March 2021
Time: 16:00 – 17:30 CET
Moderated by: Sebastian Brack, Head of Elections & Democracy at the Kofi Annan Foundation
- Divina Frau-Meigs, Digital Humanities at Sorbonne Nouvelle University, Member of the High-Level Group on Fakenews at the European Commission,
- Emmanuel Lubanzadio, Head of Public Policy, Government & Philanthropy for Sub-Saharan Africa at Twitter,
- Idayat Hassan, Director at Centre for Democracy And Development West Africa,
- Akua Gyekye, Strategic Response Regional Program Manager EMEA Africa Elections at Facebook.