As part of the 2024 NATO Youth Summit in Miami, FL, DDIA Executive Director Roberta Braga and DDIA Board Member Olga Belogolova spoke on the intersection of tech and democracy as part of two panel discussions.

Roberta joined a conversation moderated by POLITICO's National Security Reporter Alex Ward and Emma Campbell-Mohn, PWC Consultant and China expert. The discussion tackled democratic erosion, rising authoritarian regimes, and the role of intergovernmental institutions such as NATO in promoting and defending democratic governance.

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Roberta shared perspectives on information integrity's role in safe and healthy democratic discourse online, and offered insights into how international organizations can help support transparency and active communication as tools for pushing back against manipulation online.

o Moderator: Alex Ward, National Security Reporter, POLITICO

o Emma Campbell-Mohn, Senior Associate, PwC

o Roberta Braga, Founder and Executive Director, Digital Democracy Institute of the Americas

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Watch the Full Event Livestream: