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Defending Democracy through Media Literacy II (Sept. 10-11 , 2019)
April 27, 2022

GCTF on media literacy
GCTF on media literacy

Content of Workshop: The workshop focused on identifying ways that disinformation can influence democratic elections and assessing media literacy campaign results, providing a platform for governments and civil society to cooperate on effective initiatives to strengthen democracy. “A well-informed citizenry that can effectively distinguish between credible and false reports is a citizenry that is better prepared to vote intelligently and hold their leaders accountable,” said AIT Director Brent Christensen during the opening ceremony.

Key Attendees: Legislative Speaker Su Chia-chyuan, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scott Busby, Sweden’s Representative to Taiwan Hakan Jevrell, Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association Deputy Representative Shigehiro Nishiumi, National Democratic Institute Vice President Shari Bryan, AIT Director Brent Christensen

Number of Participating Countries: 12
Guest Co-host: Sweden