UN City hosts Social Media Week with presentations by WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF Denmark

Social Media Week (SMW) is a leading news platform and worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture around the world. Human connectivity is changing rapidly and SMW seeks to understand how humanity and technology will come together to change the ways we live, work and create.

Social Media Week will take place from 27 February – 3 March 2017 and hosts conferences on six continents. SMWi Copenhagen (#SMWiCPH17​) spans over the same period of time across various locations in Copenhagen, including UN City. The theme this year is Language and the Machine: Algorithms and the Future of Communication.

Together with WFP, UNHCR and UNICEF Denmark, UN City is happy to host a variety of events on Thursday 2 March covering different aspects in the realm of social media.

The programme in UN City on 2 March is as follows:

10:00 – 11:00: Saving Lives with Big Data from Social Media in Emergencies (The Danish Emergency Management Agency and WFP)

11:30 – 12:30: Social media fundraising (UNICEF Denmark)

13:30 – 14:30: ShareTheMeal – Crow​dfunding to fight hunger (WFP)

15:00 – 16.00: Facebook Live from the field and studio (UNHCR)

The events will take place in Auditorium 2 and 3, Campus 1, and are free for all. It is however required that you sign up for each event that you wish to attend.

You can read more about Social Media Week Copenhagen and visit the full programme here.​