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WEBINAR: Protecting Democracy in the Digital Age: Views from two continents

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.

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Watch the recording

Date: Wednesday, 24 March 2021
Time: 16:00 – 17:30 CET

Moderated by: Sebastian Brack, Head of Elections & Democracy at the Kofi Annan Foundation

Panel:

  • 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.
Find out more about the Kofi Annan Foundation and our Commission on Elections and Democracy in the Digital Age.

#KAFDialogues previous sessions

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