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Women, Technology & Partnerships – Countering Terrorist use of the Internet

The CIC National Capital Branch, in cooperation with the SecDev Foundation, present a special panel on “Women, Technology & Partnerships-countering terrorist use of the Internet” on 6 March 2017 in Ottawa.

This event is co-organized by the United Nations Counter-terrorism Executive Directorate (UNCTED), ICT for Peace Foundation (Switzerland) and the SecDev Foundation (Canada) as part of its current global engagement project working with industry, and key stakeholders to develop community standards around the prevention of violent extremism online consistent with UN principles, including the Universal declaration of human rights, and UN Security Council resolution 1325 on the role of women in peace and security. The event is supported by Public Safety Canada.

The day will consist of one private and three by invitation only roundtables focused on the topics listed below. Each roundtable will consist of short presentations by selected experts and facilitated discussion.

This is an by invitation only stakeholder event, but we are making the agenda public, and encourage those of you with a strong interest in the topic, whether you are a student, practitioner, government employee, or interested stakeholder, to submit a request to attend. We will be allocating additional tickets on a first-come, first-served basis.

Event Information

Monday, March 6, 2017

   9:00 am

Closed door meeting of the UNCTED/ICT for PEACE Advisory group

   11:00 am

Official Welcome

   11:15 am

Round Table – From Assessment to Action: The UNCTED program for global engagement and capacity building to combat extremist use of the Internet

   1:30 pm

Round Table – Making the change: Innovation and public-private partnerships and a community norms approaches to preventing violent extremist content online

   3:30 pm

Round Table – The frontline runs through every woman: The prevention of violent extremism online through the lens of UN Security Council 1325 and the role of women in peace and security

   5:00 pm

Wrap up and thanks

LOCATION: The Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

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