GIFCT 2024 Global Multistakeholder Forum

GIFCT 2024 Global Multistakeholder Forum
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GIFCT 2024 Global Multistakeholder Forum

The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) looks forward to welcoming you virtually to its 2024 Global Multistakeholder Forum.

The Multistakeholder Forum will bring together industry, experts, civil society, government officials, and practitioners to discuss emerging security and tech trends and dynamics that shape terrorist and violent extremist threats online, and the solutions GIFCT is developing to address them.

GIFCT will present the latest progress on delivering critical resources to our dedicated technology company members and set the stage for the year ahead.

The sessions in Singapore aim to deepen understanding of regional trends in Asia as well as the implications and impacts of global terrorism and counterterrorism dynamics and lessons learned from a range of stakeholders.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM

Please note this is a draft agenda and timings are subject to change. All times are in Singapore Standard Time.

9:00-9:30 >> Opening Remarks
The Honorable K. Shanmugam, the Republic of Singapore’s Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law, Naureen Chowdhury Fink, GIFCT Executive Director, and Courtney Gregoire, Microsoft Corporation Chief Digital Safety Officer and GIFCT Operating Board Chair will open the day’s events.

9:30-10:15 >> Session 1: GIFCT’s Evolution and Impacts
This session will include reflections on the evolution of GIFCT and its impacts on key stakeholders and leaders, and the implementation of its mission against the backdrop of evolving threats, challenges, and opportunities.

10:15-10:30 >> Reflections on Counterterrorism and Human Rights

10:30-10:45 >> Updates from the Christchurch Call to Action

11:00-12:30 >> Session 2: Terrorism Threats and Regional Challenges in Asia
This session will focus on regional terrorism and violent extremism threats and challenges, with a particular focus on their implications online and for industry, government, and practitioners. The introductory statements by panelists will be live-streamed, but small group discussions will not be available to virtual participants.

13:15-14:15 >> Session 3: AI: Implications and Opportunities for Countering Terrorism Online
This session will examine the implications of AI for regional and international efforts to prevent and counter terrorism and violent extremism, with a focus on the online dimensions and the role of tech. Speakers will share perspectives from a range of stakeholders about the risks and opportunities of the use of AI in addressing terrorism and violent extremism online.

14:30-16:00 >> Session 4: Responding to Crises: Regional Perspectives
This session will focus on lessons learned, good practices, and insights on responding to crises and incidents, particularly terrorist or violent extremist events with an online component, drawing on regional and international expertise, and including perspectives relating to victim and survivor engagement, liaising with local and national actors, partnerships between industry, governments, civil society, and the security sector. The introductory statements by panelists will be live-streamed, but small group discussions will not be available to virtual participants.

16:00-17:30 >> Session 5: Managing Risk and Classifications
This session will focus on how various actors manage risks related to terrorism and violent extremist content, in terms of classifications and designations, triaging different considerations, taxonomies, and implications for a range of stakeholders including industry and government. The introductory statements by panelists will be live-streamed, but small group discussions will not be available to virtual participants.

17:30 >> Closing Remarks