Roundtable/Focus Group Enabling CSOs To Tackle Intolerance And Promote Peace Through Social Media

The Asia Foundation

Aynul Islam, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Dhaka, and National Moderator of SAVE Youth Bangladesh
Ujjwal Prajapati, Project Manager at the Center for Media Research- Nepal
Adam Burke, Senior Director, Conflict and Fragility, The Asia Foundation
Micheline Rama, Social Behavior Change Advisor, Law and Human Rights, The Asia Foundation (The Philippines)
Jeebs Unabia, media expert

  • Monday, 22 May 2023 (Day 1)
  • 12:15 – 13:30 hrs (GMT+7)
  • CMU Art Center – Exhibition Hall 1

The session builds on the experience of the Resiliency Initiative in supporting more effective use of social media by civil society groups across the Asia-Pacific. The representatives from CSOs in Bangladesh and Nepal together with The Asia Foundation will share our experiences and thoughts in promoting tolerance, strengthening interfaith and interethnic understanding, and countering violent extremism by using online tools and community networks.