#IGF10 Day Zero: Human Rights as the ground for Internet Governance
September 13, 2010 § Leave a Comment
Internet Governance and Human Rights: Strategies and Collaboration for Empowerment
2010.09.13 14:00-17:30 IGF10 Room 5
Moderator: Chad Lubelsky. Global Networking, Policy & Advocacy Coordinator, Association for Progressive Comminacations (APC)
- 14:00 Introduction: Background and rationale of the session, aims and objectives. Anriette Esterhuysen (APC)
Keynote speaker: Frank La Rue, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression.
Keynote speaker: Arvind Ganesan, Director of Business and Human Rights Program, Human Ritghts Watch.
- 14:45 Questions
- 15:00 Open discussion session on ‘Human rights and internet policy: the interconnectedness of economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights’. Moderated by Lisa Horner (Global Partners) and Anja Kovacs (the Centre for Internet and Society).
- 15:40 Coffee/tea break
- 16:00 Breakout group discussions
- 16:40 Report Backs
- 17:00 Plenary discussion on the way forward (Anriette Esterhuysen, APC and Parminder Jeet Singh, IT for Change)
- 17:20 Closing remarks