LIVE: World Movement for Democracy 9th Global Assembly
Bookmark to watch live at 10 am in Senegal (6 pm, Manila time)
DAKAR, Senegal – The World Movement for Democracy is a global network of civil society activists, scholars, parliamentarians, thought leaders, journalists, and funders who are committed to advancing democracy.
Since 1999, the group has facilitated networking among democracy supporters and convened discussions and workshops on democracy in different regions of the world.
On May 6-9, the group holds its 9th Global Assembly – "Building Strategic Partnerships for Democratic Renewal."
Rappler will be livestreaming select sessions from Senegal.
Plenary Session: Reclaiming the Internet for Democracy
- Maria Ressa, Rappler, Philippines
- Tidiani Togola, Founder, Democracy Tech Squad, Mali
- Ron Deibert, Citizen Lab
- Xiao Qiang, China Digital Times
- Crystal Patterson, Facebook, USA
- Eileen Donahoe, Stanford University, USA (Moderator)
Panel: Responding to Disinformation Efforts in Electoral Processes
Organized by: The National Democratic Institute