CSW67: The abusive internet – Nordic and Baltic ways to prevent gender-based violence

2023 / 03 / 08

Venue of event:

Online: https://media.un.org/en/webtv 

Time of event:

2023 / 03 / 08, 18:30-19:45 hours

Join our Nordic-Baltic experts as they discuss the weak points and top priorities when it comes to safeguarding human rights and gender equality online.

Date: Wednesday, 8 March 2023
Time: 18.30  – 19.45 (Lithuanian time)
Place: Conference Room 1, UN headquarters, New York
Livestream: https://media.un.org/en/webtv 

The Nordic and Baltic regions are two of the most digitalised regions in the world. In recent years, the countries have been quick to respond to technology-facilitated gender-based violence.
However, hate and violence are always finding new outlets, with society’s response always one step behind.
So, what are the blind spots in the prevention of o technology-facilitated gender-based violence from the perspective of researchers, civil society, and those most affected?

Moderator: Karen Ellemann, Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers

Meet our expert-panel:

  • María Rún Bjarnadóttir, Director for Internet Safety, Icelandic National Police Commissioner
  • Iluta Lāce, Director of the Association MARTA Centre Latvia
  • Kari Helene Partapuoli, National Director, Plan International Norway
  • Tuija Saresma, Associate Professor, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Christian Mogensen, Tech Advisor, Office of Denmark’s Tech Ambassador to the U.S.
  • Christian Veske, Gender Equality and Equal Treatment Commissioner, EIGE, Estonia

This CSW67 side-event is hosted by the Latvian Government and the Nordic Council of Ministers