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Thursday, May 16 • 16:00 - 17:00
Influencing Internet Governance

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Co-organizer: ARTICLE 19
Session in brief: This session will explore key internet governance issues, both policy and technical, related to internet freedom and in particular freedom of expression, right to information and privacy. Panelists will clearly lay out how different internet governance bodies are approaching these issues, and the risks and opportunities inherent in this.  In discussing some specific key issues at internet governance fora and standard setting bodies , panelists will also address the opportunities and threats to multistakeholder governance, in particular the inclusion of civil society and public interest voices. 


J. Carlos Lara

Policy Director, Derechos Digitales
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Charles Bradley

Director, UK, Global Partners Digital, GPD
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Mallory Knodel

Head of Digital, ARTICLE 19
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Sylvie Coudray

Chief of Section for Freedom of Expression, Division of Freedom of Expression and Media Development, UNESCO
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Grace Githaiga

Director, Kenya, Kictanet
Grace Githaiga is the Co-Convenor of the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet), a multi-stakeholder platform for people and institutions interested and involved in ICT policy and regulation (www.kictanet.or.ke). She has recently joined the Ushahidi board and also sit on advisory committees of several ICT related organisations. Her areas of interests are in ICT policy research and analysis... Read More →

Gurshabad Grover

Programme Officer, The Centre for Internet and Society, CIS

Thursday May 16, 2019 16:00 - 17:00 CEST