Harmful Information Against Humanitarian Organizations

Date 01/05/2021 - 01/05/2023
Type Machine Learning, Government & Humanitarian
Partner ICRC
Partner contact Fabrice Lauper
EPFL Laboratory Distributed Information Systems Laboratory (LSIR)

In this project, we are working with the ICRC to develop technical methods to combat social media-based attacks against humanitarian organizations. We are uncovering how the phenomenon of weaponizing information impacts humanitarian organizations and developing methods to detect and prevent such attacks, primarily via natural language processing and machine learning methods.