On September 11, the team of the Youth Digital Ombudsman (YDO) - Dmitry Gulyaev and Alexey Starikov - held a workshop “Digital hygiene in the Web for parents and children” in Crimea. This is the second time the team has held such a meeting. The first conversation on this topic, which received extremely positive feedback, took place in Arkhyz in July this year.
On September 15, the Civic Chamber discussed the draft of the updated Concept of Information Security of Children, which was developed and adopted by the Russian Government back in 2015. The document expired in 2020, and in March of this year, the Civic Chamber proposed to update the Concept taking into account the current challenges and threats for children on the Internet.
International Baltic Forum: Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence and Complex Systems (BF-NAICS 2021) was held on the grounds of the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (Kaliningrad) on September 13-15, 2021 as a part of the Year of Science and Technology.
A session named “We Are Hooked: Facing the facts about Social Media” was held at Youth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF). The participants discussed the importance of social networks as news distributors in society and the possible dangers that digital platforms pose, as well as the need to regulate them.
The Youth Digital Ombudsman (YDO) Dmitry Gulyaev visited the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug-Yugra (KhMAO) on September 6, where he took part in the semifinals of the “Bolshaya Peremena” competition and met with the Government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug.
Director of the Center for Global IT-Cooperation Vadim Glushchenko and President of the OpenLink Group Milos Jovanovic signed a memorandum of understanding on the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).
Difficulties in reaching an understanding between the national governments and IT companies, the peculiarities of legal regulation and the "law on landing" - these and other topics were discussed on September 3 at the session "Digital Monopolies and Cyber Threats: The Clash between Platforms and National Governments” within the framework of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), which is taking place in Vladivostok.