On 7th of February the National Campaign Committee of NHSM in Azerbaijan organized a forum “Young People Against Hate Speech Online” together with Step IT Academy and the National Assembly of Youth Organizations of the AR. The panel session gathered 3 speakers: the Expert on Internet Governance and Security Vusal Salmanli who spoke on personal data protection against cyber bullying, the Head of the Kaspersky Lab in Azerbaijan Mushvig Mammadov who talked about the methods of combating hate speech online and the Education Project Manager of Microsoft in Azerbaijan Emin Akhundov who presented the security policy of Microsoft and how young people can benefit from it.
The forum gave a positive impact since it gathered young people who are interested in working on internet safety, created a space for dialogue between the stakeholders and young people and opened a floor for questions from Internet users, as well as developed new ideas on the ways of combating hate speech online.
People reached: 45
Target groups involved: young people, students, active Internet users, stakeholders and experts on cyber security
Place: The forum took place on 7th of February - the Safer Internet Day in the building of Step IT Academy in Baku.