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Towards inclusive societies: empowerment and education as a strategy to prevent genocide
24 Sep 2014 -  The aim of the side event is to explore how to tackle the root causes of hate speech, in particular via targeted awareness raising and educational initiatives and programmes for online communication.
An important question in this regard is how and to what extent new communication and information technologies can serve as an educational instrument to foster an inclusive society and combat hate speech and violence.

Chair:
H.E. Mr. Didier Reynders, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs of Belgium

Panelists:
H.E. Mrs. Irena BOKOVA, Director General of UNESCO (TBC),
H.E. Mr. Adama DIENG, Special Advisor of the Secretary General on the Prevention of Genocide,
Mme Agnès CALLAMARD, Director Global Freedom of Expression & Information at Colombia University, New York
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