Building peace in the minds of men and women

Roundtable "Addressing online hate speech: the role of media accountability mechanisms"

When, local time: 
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Albania, Tirana
Type of Event: 
Meeting by Member States or Institutions
Tarja Turtia ( and Adeline Hulin (

This 1-day roundtable discussion will gather around 30 participants including media professionals, experts and representatives of media accountability mechanisms. The objective of this roundtable is to discuss the results of a survey about the extent and nature of online hate speech in Albania. It also aims at discussing the responses offered by media accountability mechanisms to address this issue.