The event took place in Burgos and was attended by leading specialists from Spain, Italy, Chile, Mexico and Colombia.
Opciónate, coordinator of the Island Service for the Prevention and Attention to Gender-based Cyber-violence (SIPACM), funded by the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, attended the ‘II International Congress on Human Rights, Digital Violence and Artificial Intelligence: Threats, Challenges and Challenges’ in Burgos. The event brought together specialists from Spain, Italy, Chile, Mexico and Colombia in two intense days held on 9 and 10 October.
The event was organised by the Faculty of Law of the University of Burgos, with the collaboration of the Francisco de Vitoria Spanish-American Human Rights Network, the Spanish Observatory of Computer Crimes (OEDI) and Radix Intelligentia, and addressed the multiple edges and challenges that orbit around the digital world.
The diversity of the interventions makes clear the multidisciplinary approach that characterised the Congress, which was inaugurated by the President of the General Council of the Judiciary, Vicente Guilarte. The General of the Italian Carabinieri Army Corps, Gennaro Scala, addressed the issue of disinformation and intelligence, while the president of Radix Intelligentica and professor of Political Science and Administration at the University of Alicante, José Sanmartín, gave the paper ‘Disinformation as a hybrid subversion against states, companies and professionals. Intoxication, defamation, manipulation’.
Soledad Cisternas, Chilean lawyer and winner of the National Human Rights Award in her country, discussed the challenges of universal accessibility in the age of transformation. Elena Vicente, Professor of Civil Law at the University of Burgos, focused on neurotechnology and the protection of brain privacy.
The president of the Observatory against Domestic and Gender Violence in Spain, María José Garrido, gave an overview of the implications of new technologies in gender-based violence. Ángeles Carmona, Commander of the Civil Guard and Head of the Studies Area of the State Secretariat for Security, spoke on cyber-attacks against people.
The president of the Spanish Observatory of Computer Crimes, Salvador Samper, summarised multiple elements linked to the protection and care of victims of trafficking and cyberprostitution. After him, the analysis conservatory began with the dean of the Faculty of Law of Burgos, Santiago Bello; the rector of the University of Alba in Chile, Rafael Rosell; the president of the College of Jalisco, Roberto Arias; Professor Jesús Enrique of the University of Gran Colombia; and the mayoress of Burgos, Cristina Ayala.