Trust Conference is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s flagship annual event and a leading human rights forum. Normally held in the heart of London each year, the conference brings together some 600 delegates from diverse sectors representing more than 60 countries. This year, the forum moved online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speakers included Nobel Laureate and social entrepreneur Professor Muhammad Yunus, Chief Executive at Oxfam GB Danny Sriskandarajah, Executive Director of the Committee to Protect Journalists Joel Simon, Creative Director of Eco Age Ltd Livia Firth, Technical Research Manager at Stanford Internet Observatory Renée DiResta, Associate Director at UCLA and author of ‘Algorithms of Oppression’ Safiya Noble and Co-Founder and Director of Tandem Research Urvashi Aneja.
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Interested in a specific panel? See below for individual recordings, where our speakers at the forefront of reshaping our recovery in a post-COVID world examined just how the pandemic has deepened social and economic inequalities, amplified threats to media freedom and will have lasting consequences for protecting and promoting human rights.
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Watch the session recordings below.
The Guardians of the Forest
Our award-winning film follows an indigenous volunteer force who risk their lives patrolling a protected area of rainforest and destroying illegal logger camps in the Brazilian Amazon.
Paying the Price for Free Speech
Civil Liberties Under Attack: Protecting Privacy and Freedom of Expression