Past Event

CivicSpace.Tech: Citizen Engagement in a Digital Age - Session 1

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Online

Join us for Session 1 - Mediated and Monetized: How Social Media Invaded Civic Space - of a conversation on how we ensure digital technology is being used to create a more just and peaceful world.

Thursday, December 3 at 10:00 am (EST)

USAID's Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG) and SCS Global created the CivicSpace.tech interactive toolkit to help the DRG community understand both the risks and opportunities of using digital technology in civic engagement. Focusing on how DRG issues are affected by emergent technologies, this two-part series will explore how CivicSpace.tech can help missions and local partners better navigate threats and trends.

Featured panelists for Session 1 include:

  • Josh Machleder, Senior Advisor for Media and Internet Freedom, USAID
  • Lisa Vermeer, Digital Policy Advisor, International¬†Center for Non-Profit Law (ICNL)
  • Usama Khilji, Director, Bolo Bhi

Moderated by: Kat Duffy, Vice President for Global Technology Programs, Internews

Read more about the panelists.

If you require accommodation for this event, please email sku@usaid.gov.

Details for Session 2: Robots, Drones & AI: Who's Watching Us 24/7? (December 16)

CivicSpace.Tech: Citizen Engagement in a Digital Age - Session 1

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Online

Free event