29 juni 2017 - 28 mei 2018

Can we make social media work for human rights?

Do you think social media is a force for good in this world? Well, think again. In recent years, social platforms like Facebook and Twitter have become the perfect amplifiers of bad ideas to the point that some have argued that democracy as we know it might be at sake.

29 June 2017, 19.30h - 22.00h
Nutshuis, Riviervismarkt 5, Den Haag
Toegang gratis

But is there a bright side to this story? Can we make social media work for the collective good?

Join our evening debate to find out and hear stories from the fields from international human rights defenders.

- Hans de Zwart from the Dutch NGO Bits of Freedom
- Fernando Hernandez, a Mexican researcher and activist, From NGO SMX Collective
- Waqas, from Pakistan, an activist and IT engineer

Moderator: Maryia Sadouskaya-Komlach, Media Analyst and Journalist, Programme Coordinator at Free Press Unlimited