Developing Norms and Standards on Disinformation

Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism

The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) brings together the technology industry, government, civil society, and academia to foster collaboration and information-sharing to counter terrorist and violent extremist activity online.

GIFCT’s strategic planning and programming centers on three pillars:

Protecting Tunisian Elections from Digital Threat Roundtable

The roundtable highlights the current state of social media used by political actors ahead of the elections, seeking to understand and foresight how social media will impact the political campaign, and how to better protect the integrity of the campaign.

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International Partnership on Information and Democracy

The International Partnership on Information and Democracy is an intergovernmental non-binding agreement endorsed by 38 countries around the world to promote and implement democratic principles in the global information and communication space. It was formally signed during the 74th UN General Assembly in September 2019.

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Ethical Digital Commitment

Pledge signed by political parties and technology/social network companies committing to avoiding fake news and mechanisms of disinformation that may affect upcoming elections.

(Independently written)

RESIST Counter Disinformation Toolkit

This toolkit will help support the dissemination of reliable, truthful information that underpins our democracy. RESIST stands for (Recognise disinformation, Early warning, Situational Insight, Impact analysis, Strategic communication, Track outcomes).

This toolkit will:

Pro Truth Pledge

The Pro-Truth Pledge is a project of Intentional Insights, a volunteer-run educational nonpartisan 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to promoting science-based truth-seeking, rational thinking, and wise decision-making. It is a pledge for politicians and citizens to promote truthful informatoin in political systems. The Pro-Truth Pledge project is led by the volunteer Board of Directors of Intentional Insights with input and consultation of the Advisory Board.

Frustrated by misinformation and incivility in public discourse?

Polétika República Dominicana

Polétika República Dominicana is a group of civil society organizations and movements that work in different areas, including: health, housing and habitat, taxation, citizen security, transparency, childhood and adolescence, gender, and municipality. Our goal is to achieve a more just and less unequal society.
Through this platform, we seek to monitor and pressure political parties so that they place people at the center of their government decisions and can participate in a more just and less unequal society.

Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace

The Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace of 12 November 2018 is a call to come together to face the new threats endangering citizens and infrastructure. It is based around nine common principles to secure cyberspace, which act as many areas for discussion and action.

Open & Disclose

Open & Disclose aims to provide a platform for media organisations, journalists, columnists, and commentators to make public their interests, with the aim of strengthening institutional credibility, accountability, transparency, and trustworthiness. In a time of increasing scrutiny of the media, it is critical that journalists and media houses adhere to best practices, which will also serve as an essential means of self-defence.

Não Vale Tudo

Nao Vale Tudo is an open letter to Brazilian society urging that all political parties, candidates, citizens, etc. take a strong stand against information disorder. It is a code of ethics for politicians, civic groups and parties to follow developed during 2018 Brazilian election cycle, these focused on principles around the non-use of computational propaganda techniques such as bot or troll networks, non-promotion of false claims, transparency around campaign use of private user data and non abuse and the promotion of a free and open information space.