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of the Sofia Municipal Council to work for the sustainable development of the capital.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE LEAD-ONLINE VALORIZATION CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNATIONAL SAFE INTERNET DAY FEBRUARY 6, 2024, IN BRUSSELS!

 

The LEAD-Online - Learn, Engage, Act: Digital Tools to Prevent and Counter Hate Speech Online valorization conference aims to celebrate achievements, share valuable insights, and inspire discussions on shaping a safer and more inclusive digital landscape, respecting human rights and dignity and fostering opportunity to scaling up good European practices.

Event Highlights

Showcasing Innovation
Highlight the innovative digital tools and strategies developed by the LEAD Online project that empower individuals to counter hate speech online, interactive exhibition featuring project achievements and a digital "Hate Out!" game.


Panel Discussions

Engaging talks on digital literacy, the role of media, strategies to counter hate speech and scale up working solutions.


Lessons Learned and Reflections:

Join us in a thoughtful exploration of insights gained from the LEAD-Online project.


Networking Opportunities
Facilitated sessions for idea exchange and collaboration.


Call to Action
The event concludes with a collective commitment to combat online hate speech, encouraging ongoing efforts.

The LEAD Online project is co-funded by the European Union, CERV Programme. It is implemented in 7 EU countries by Sofia Development Association (lead partner)– Bulgaria, ZARA - ZIVILCOURAGE UND ANTI-RASSISMUS – Austria, Forma.Azione – Italy, Hellenic Open University – Greece, Center for Peace – Croatia, FutureNeeds – Cyprus, Associatia Divers – Romania.

The event will be held in Brussels, on 6 February2024, from to 9.00 am to 16.30. Working language: English.

Register here to attend the conference in person:

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SPEAKERS AND MODERATORS

 

 Presentations

          - Learn, Engage, Act: Digital tools to prevent and counter hate speech Online | LEAD-Online 
              Denitsa Lozanova, LEAD Online Coordinator, Sofia Development Association

          
               Prompting Awareness: The Hate Speech Self-Assessment Tool
               Konstantinos Mantzos, DAISSy Research Group, Hellenic Open University

               - Hate Speech ontologies and Hate Speech Self-Assessment Tool
               Sylvia Liuti, FORMA.Azione - Italy

                - Learn, Engage, Act: Digital Tools to Prevent and Counter Hate Speech Online
                   Amina El-Gamal, project coordinator, ZARA, an Austrian counselling centre AgainstOnlineHate and AgainstRacism

 

              - LEAD-Online I Hate Out! Game / PLAY AGAINST HATE: ONLINE GAME TO DETECT AND COUNTER HATE SPEECH ONLINE
                 
Konstantinos Potsis, Project Manager, DAISSy Research Group, Hellenic Open University

 

                 - Panel Discussion - LEAD-Online: Championing a Hate-Free Digital Future

 

              - Learn, Engage, Act: Digital Tools to Prevent and Counter Hate Speech Online
                Maria KORECK, project coordinator, DIVERSE Association, Romania

 

              - Learn, Engage, Act: Digital Tools to Prevent and Counter Hate Speech Online
                Summary and Way Forward

 

#LEADOnlineConference #DigitalFuture #NoToHateSpeech

 

The project is funded by the EU’s Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values programme.

     

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