Internet for Trust Conference | Forum on Information & Democracy

February 21 2:00 pm 5:30 pm

On February 21 at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, the Forum on Information and Democracy holds a session on the implementation of democratic safeguards in the information and communication space. The global conference “Internet for Trust” takes place from February 21 to 23.

During the UNESCO global conference that aims at shaping guidelines for digital platform regulation, the Forum on Information and Democracy will work on advancing in four priority fields to fight information chaos. An event in four acts, which will gather experts and stakeholders.

The four sequences (45’ each) will be devoted to key challenges :

  • Building a global governance to tackle the information chaos
  • Shifting from immunity to accountability regimes online
  • Securing pluralism of information online
  • Implementing the “New Deal for journalism”

The Forum will reveal in preview its concrete recommendations on pluralism of information in curation and indexation algorithms. Director of the Center for Media Freedom and Media Pluralism at the European University Institute, Pier Luigi Parcu will present concrete and operational recommendations for promoting diversity of ideas online, a necessity for the quality of public debate. This professor was the chairman of the international working group on pluralism launched by the Forum.


February 21
2:00 pm – 5:30 pm


Paris, France
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