#IGF10 Day Zero: Human Rights as the ground for Internet Governance

September 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

before it starts

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

Organized by Association for Progressive Comminacations, the Centre for Internet and Society (India), Internet Rights & Principles Coalition, IT for Change, Global Partners & Associates.


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