Social Media & Web 2.0 advancing Human Rights


Posted on July 26th, by admin in Uncategorized. 1 Comment

We promised to write up some notes from the session held today called The Utilization of Social Media & Web 2.0 to Advance the Human Rights of Young People and Adolescents (& everyone).

Below are their presentations, and the resources / links we discussed during the session. Feel free to tweet us if you have any other questions. We might update the post with a bit more of a story / explanation after we recover!

If you have something you’d like to add, let us know and we’ll include it in the list below.

The panellists were:

Lindsay Menard-Freeman

Where did social media come from? eLearning and onlibne collaboration tools

Presentation PDF available here.

Resources discussed

GYCA eLearning website.

Hugh Stephens

Overview of social media services and developing a social media strategy

Networks discussed:

Strategy Presentation (made using Prezi):

Resources (beyond above)

Aram Barra: 

Examples of harm reduction campaigns through social media

Videos he showed:

FCKH8.com Straight Talk About Gay Marriage from FCKH8.com on Vimeo.

Mexican Drug Lord Thanks the UN for 50 Years of Prohibition

The Canadian Minister of Health Fears of Evidence

Questions & other resources

Other things raised:





  • http://twitter.com/go4new sebastian bachmann

    Thx for this. Great session. I was wondering about any pointers on how to effectively track impact of social media campaigns? What tools/techniques would you recommend? Tracking twitter #-tags, measuring outreach, etc…)
    Tks again, – I’ll be in touch :)



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