UNESCO Global dialogue: online gendered disinformation




UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France

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UNESCO Global dialogue: online gendered disinformation

Date: 25 January 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Location: UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France
Arrangement type: In-Person events
Language(s): French, Spanish, English
Contact: [email protected]

On 25 January 2023 on the occasion of the International Day of Women in Multilateralism, UNESCO is generating a global dialogue to advance effective responses to online gendered disinformation.

Panel 1
Multilateral action for tackling online gendered disinformation highlighting the main issues and challenges that require the development of a gender-responsive model regulatory framework for digital platforms

Panel 2
Way forward for a model regulatory framework for the digital platforms addressing key issues of transparency, content governance and moderation, context-related responses, safety and reporting tools to ensure that online spaces are safe for all women and free from gendered disinformation and gender bias while protecting freedom of expression.


  • Nadia Massih, Broadcast Journalist, France24


  • Audrey Azoulay, Director-General, UNESCO
  • H.E. Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda, Prime Minister, Gabon


  • Jawaher Abdelhamid, Head Public Policy at Twitter MENA, Pakistan, Afghanistan
  • Dr Rumman Chowdhury, former Director of META at Twitter, Member of the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development
  • Nighat Dad, member of the Facebook Oversight Board and founder of the Digital Rights Foundation
  • Deeyah Khan, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Creativity and Artistic Freedom
  • Irene Khan, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
  • Lixiviatio, Streamer on Twitch
  • Patrícia Campos Mello, journalist
  • Nanjala Nyabola, writer and member of the UN Secretary General’s High-Level Advisory Board on Effective Multilateralism
  • Andrew Puddephatt, Chair, Internet Watch Foundation
  • Dr. Dhanaraj Thakur, Research Director, Center for Democracy and Technology and Member of the Advisory board of the organization #Shepersisted
  • H.E. Camila Vallejo, Minister, General Secretariat of the Government, Chile


  • H.E. Tamara Rastovac Siamashvili, Chairperson of UNESCO’s Executive Board
  • Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO