IGF 2017 WS #109 How Counter Narratives can help Pluralistic Democracy to florish online

Short Title: 
How Counter Narratives support Democracy in Europe

Proposer's Name: Mr. Menno Ettema
Proposer's Organization: Council of Europe - No Hate Speech Movement
Co-Proposer's Name: Ms. Ruxa Pandea
Co-Proposer's Organization: Youth Department - Council of Europe
Co-Organizers:
Mr. Menno, ETTEMA, Intergovernmental Organisation, Council of Europe Ms. Irina Drexler, Civil Society, PATRIR

Agenda: 

0-5’: Introduction, short presentation of forms of taking action on hate speech and for human rights that exists in a democratic society.

5-20’: Exploration: what make Counter and Alternative narratives a human rights narrative supporting pluralistic democracy?, with illustrations from the No Hate Speech Movement and other campaigns and youth actions.

20-30’: closing discussion, sharing of practices and examples by participants

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