Microsoft: Joining the Copenhagen Pledge: a call to action for technology to empower democracy

By Kaja Ciglic – Senior Director, Digital Peace
22 September 2022

Last year, the U.S.-led Summit for Democracy has galvanized those who care about protecting democracies in a celebration of democratic values, kickstarting a series of workstreams that will come to fruition in the coming year.

These initiatives each play a necessary new role in an evolving international system that needs a shared commitment to shared values across the world. Each initiative has the potential to strengthen and reinforce one another: cybersecurity insights and learning emerging from the Paris Call informing the efforts of the Copenhagen Pledge Action Coalitions, and the Summit for Democracy serving as a platform to take stock of progress and evaluate impact related to how technology is impacting democracy around the world.

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September 22, 2022|News|