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(Closed event) Building an agenda for accessing data for research on disinformation in African elections 2024

Innovation City, Darter Studio, Longkloof, Gardens, Cape Town Darter Studio, Longkloof, Gardens, Cape Town

The spread of disinformation on social media is as significant a challenge to the democratic processes in Africa as it is globally. Tackling the challenge of disinformation will require evidence-based knowledge to reveal whether and how social media and AI can damage electoral integrity and credibility and how they can serve to help trigger mitigations

(Closed event) A workshop on African elections and disinformation in times of AI

Innovation City, Darter Studio, Longkloof, Gardens, Cape Town Darter Studio, Longkloof, Gardens, Cape Town

On 16th November RIA will convene African experts working on elections, information integrity, media, and digital rights in an event to discuss the challenges and opportunities of AI in strengthening democratic processes. The event aims to explore common ground between various stakeholder groups operating in diverse (but fragmented) realms of action. It is convened in

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