Safeguarding the Metaverse: Countering Terrorism and Preventing Violent Extremism in Digital Space
This event aims at understanding the concept of the metaverse, as well as at raising awareness of and exchanging information on innovative and cutting-edge solutions. This should produce recommendations regarding preventing and countering potential terrorist threats and activity involving the metaverse, while also addressing current regulatory gaps at the intersection between State behaviour and corporate roles in the digital age.
- Serve as the first initiative to bring together relevant stakeholders, facilitate a discussion, and raise awareness on the potential impact of the metaverse on CT and P/CVE, using each stakeholder's comparative advantage and unique perspectives to strengthen the global response against terrorism and violent extremism.
- Keep abreast of the important developments in technologies including AR/VR, video games, and the metaverse, and their applicability in CT and P/CVE efforts.
- Showcase successful applications of AR/VR (Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality) for CT and P/CVE purposes.
- Identify needs and challenges related to the metaverse, as well as the opportunities to develop new initiatives and tools on CT and P/CVE.