Embracing the Benefits of Digital Technology while Keeping Children Safe

On Thursday, March 9, 2023 at 1:15 - 2:30 PM

CSW67 Side Event
Thursday, March 9, 2023
1:15 – 2:30 PM
UN Headquarters Conference Room B

Event pass required to attend. RSVP to March9UNRSVP@gmail.com no later than 5 March. Event passes will be distributed one hour before the event outside the UN entrance at 45th and 1st Avenue. Passes are not transferable. 

This event will explore the benefits and risks experienced by children online, whether at home or in the classroom, and provide the platform to discuss ways of maximizing their learning opportunities while implementing reasonable security measures to protect them from harmful content and individuals who gain access to children through digital technology.

Rebecca Oas, Ph.D., Director of Research, C-Fam

Permanent Representatives of the Delegations that consist of the Group of the Friends of the Family


 Stefano Gennarini, J.D., VP for Legal Studies, Center for Family and Human Rights, “The right to privacy, parental rights and digital technology”

Timothy Rarick, Ph.D., Professor in Marriage, Family, & Child Development at BYU-Idaho, “Building family capital through digital technology”

Sharon Slater, President, Family Watch International
“A glimpse at global education initiatives — the good, the bad and the ugly”. 

 Brittany Homer, Executive Director, Project Stand
“Understanding the Connection between Children, Electronic Devices and Pornography and what can be done to protect children from online predators” 

 Lisa Logan, Researcher, “Social Emotional Learning and the impact to Children”

Sponsoring Member State: Group of Friends of the Family

Co-sponsoring Civil Society Organizations:
Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam)
Campaign Life Coalition
Family Watch International (FWI)