Building peace in the minds of men and women

Internet and the Radicalization of Youth: Preventing, Acting and Living Together

Mon, 31 Oct - 11:00 to 12:30

Session 1 - Workshop 1.2: The Influence of Internet and Digital Spaces in the Process of Individual Radicalization

Frank La Rue

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO

Frank La Rue is Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information at UNESCO. Before, he was the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression at the UN Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights. Lawyer by training, Mr. La Rue has worked as a journalist, served in the government in his native Guatemala, co-founded the Center for Legal Action for Human Rights (CALDH) and has been involved in the promotion of human rights for over 25 years.