Join us on April 7th for UN Youth’s Digital Diplomacy Summit!

Held in the city of Perth (at a specific location yet to be determined), the Digital Diplomacy Summit will see students from across Western Australia come together to discuss how the 21st century and technology actively shapes our world.

Delegates (High-school students!) will explore the birth of diplomacy and how it has developed in a digital era. Delegates will get an opportunity to investigate how Digital Diplomacy is being used to advance international affairs and explore how governments are using the digital space to engage in cyber warfare. We will discuss the effects of using social media and digital platforms in everyday political discourse, and how misinformation campaigns and cyberattacks on physical infrastructure can disrupt everyday lives.

Delegates will further reflect on the role of the government in protecting their citizens from cyberattacks; including investigating International Law and what they think are acceptable regulations for Digital Diplomacy.

Details for the Summit:

When: 7th of April (07/04/2021)

Where: the City of Perth, with the exact location to be determined!

Who: all high-school students from years 7 to 12!

Cost: TBD.

Register here to secure your spot!

If you have any questions, please contact the Convenor, Omar, at omar.alimacintyre@unyouth.org.au

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