lighting, Diplomacy

Internet Freedom Meet

18 June 2024 - 20 June 2024


Event description

The Internet Freedom Meet (IFM), organised by the Balkan Research Network (BIRN) with the support of the European Union, brought together experts this year to tackle emerging online challenges. David Geer, Head of the EU Delegation in North Macedonia, highlighted the need for a collective approach, involving government, private sector, academia, technology companies, civil society, and media, to address the multifaceted issues of Internet governance.

The conference concluded with BIRN’s presentation of the “Reporting Digital Rights and Freedoms” project, underscoring the importance of collaboration with independent experts to safeguard digital rights and address misinformation, especially in the context of election integrity.

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