Bangladeshi team take part in New Delhi Facebook safety summit
A delegation of six professionals of Bangladesh participated in the ‘Facebook South Asia Safety Summit-2019’ in New Delhi on Tuesday.
With an aim to train and show the latest issues of Facebook, the popular social media site organised the summit where it will bring all the players and ecosystem members from South Asian countries together and discussed online safety challenges.
Apart from Bangladesh, online safety experts from India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan took part in the summit which was inaugurated by Smt Smriti Zubin Irani, minister of Women and Child Development.
Stressing the need of online safety, the minister said Indian govt is working to make the online platform safe.
Shelley Thakral, head of programs for Facebook (India, South and Central Asia) and Ankhi Das, director, public policy for Facebook (India, South and Central Asia) conducted the summit on behalf of Facebook.
A digital safety curriculum was launched in the summit focusing to provide digital literacy for all classes of people including kids, youth and guardian.
CEO of Preneur Lab Youth and Innovation Trust Arif Nezami and UNDP Project Officer Shidartho Goushami were the invited guests from Bangladesh as speakers.
Actresses Rafiath Rashid Mithila, head of early childhood development programme of Brac, Nobonita Chowdhury, director, preventing violence against women initiative of Brac, Din Sumon Rahman, professor of ULAB, Tausif Shahab, lawyer, SIA & A also participated the programme from Bangladesh.