Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2019

Wed, 1 May -
10:00 to 12:00

Parallel Session C

Thu, 2 May -
13:30 to 15:00

Parallel Session 1

Elena Abrusci

Senior Research Officer for the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology project (HRBDT) at the Human Rights Centre and School of Law, University of Essex (UK)

Dr Elena Abrusci is a Senior Research Officer for the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology project (HRBDT) at the Human Rights Centre and School of Law, University of Essex (UK). She currently works on the impact of AI and new technologies on human rights and the challenges to regulation, with a special focus on disinformation, misinformation, freedom of expression and right to education. She holds a PhD in Law from the University of Nottingham (UK) where she investigated the issue of fragmentation and convergence between regional human rights bodies and her work has been published in leading human rights journals. Elena also worked in the field of modern slavery, acting as a consultant for the WHO on migrant women’s exploitation and human trafficking and assisting Walk Free Foundation in the preparation of the Global Slavery Index.