CARE is delighted to share our upcoming collaboration with Activist-In-Residence: Dr. James Gomez. He will collaborate with CARE on Communication, Democracy, and Freedom in Asia, highlighting the ‘Fake News’ challenge to democracy and co-produce a CARE White Paper with Prof. Mohan Dutta during his residency.
Dr. James Gomez is the Chair, Board of Directors of Asia Centre, a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to create human rights impact in the South-east Asia region. Dr. James will be presenting on ‘Fake News’ and it’s impact on democracy. During his time with CARE, as an activist he will deliver a public talk, conduct a workshop on a method of social change communication, and collaborate with the CARE team on developing a white paper. Dr. Gomez currently oversees its operations in both Thailand and Malaysia and is leading the partnerships for the Centre’s many activities in other parts of the region.
Dr. James Gomez brings to Asia Centre over 25 years of international and regional experience in leadership roles at universities, think-tanks, inter-governmental agencies and non- governmental organisations. He is the convener of Asia Centre’s upcoming international conference on Fake News and Elections in Asia, 10-12 July, Bangkok, Thailand.
KEY EVENT DATES:
23rd – WORKSHOP: Developing an advocacy strategy for Rohingya refugees in Southeast Asia.
24th – PUBLIC TALK: Fake News, Digital Democracy and State Repression
25th – CARE RECEPTION
26th – WHITE PAPER LAUNCH:
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