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Pushing back the push-back: Nordic solutions to online gender-based violence
6. mars @ 13:15 - 14:30
Welcome to this CSW67 event when Nordic gender equality ministers talk about Nordic solutions to make the digital world safer for all, led by Iceland’s prime minister. The Nordic countries are ready to push back the opposition to gender equality!
Date: Monday 6 March 2023
Time: 13:15 – 14:30 (EDT) / 19:15-20:30 (CET)
Location: UN headquarters, New York.
You can follow this event on Facebook Live: https://fb.me/e/2H3ZcLDQs
This is our high-level panel:
Ms. Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Prime Minister; Iceland
Ms. Sirið Stenberg, Minister of Social Affairs and Culture, Faroe Islands
Ms. Naaja H. Nathanielsen, Minister of Finance and Gender Equality, Greenland
Ms. Paulina Brandberg, Minister for Gender Equality and Deputy Minister for Employment, Sweden
Ms. Marie Bjerre, Minister for Digital Government and Gender Equality, Denmark
Ms. Gry Haugsbakken, State Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Equality, Norway
Mr. Thomas Blomqvist, Minister for Nordic Cooperation and Equality, Finland
Dr. María Rún Bjarnadóttir, Director for Internet Safety at the Icelandic National Commissioner for Police
The Nordic countries are among the most digitized in the world, a superpower to promote a diversity of voices. But when digitalization helps expand a growing resistance to gender equality, we must act. The Nordic region is unlike any other when it comes to providing a swift political response to online gender-based violence.
Warmly welcome to take part!