EFF at the 2012 United Nations Internet Governance Forum

November 5, 2012 - 9:00am to November 9, 2012 - 2:00pm
Baku, Azerbaijan

With the slogan ‘Internet Governance for Sustainable Human, Economic and Social Development,’ the seventh annual meeting of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan, 6-9 November 2012. The Internet Governance Forum is a multi-stakeholder policy dialogue space first convened by the United Nations Secretary General in 2006 to discuss Internet policy issues. More than 1,500 policymakers, technologists, business sector representatives, Euro parliamentarians, intergovernmental organizations, civil society organizations, and others will be participating in the meeting.

EFF staffers Katitza Rodriguez and Jillian C. York will be participating in insightful presentations and panel discussions this year, and have co-organized essential workshops about privacy and freedom of expression. If you are going to be at this year's IGF meeting, check out the schedule below.

EFF Workshops at IGF

(No. 34) Standards for Sustainable Digital Culture (Jillian C. York, EFF International Freedom of Expression Director)

(No: 59) Internet Privacy and Freedom of Expression: UNESCO launches a global survey on legal frameworks (Katitza Rodriguez, EFF International Rights Director)

(No: 90) iFreedom and cyber security in the balance (Katitza Rodriguez, EFF International Rights Director)

(No.111) Protecting the rule of law in the online environment (Katitza Rodriguez, EFF International Rights Director)

(No: 112) Evaluating Internet Freedom Initiatives: What works? (Jillian C. York, EFF International Freedom of Expression Director)

(No: 138) Internet and human rights: shared values for sound policies. (Jillian C. York, EFF International Freedom of Expression Director)

(No: 172) Jurisdictional Issues on Civil and Law Enforcement Access to Cloud Data (Katitza Rodriguez, EFF International Rights Director)

(No: 185) Criminal law and the free and open Internet: tensions and ways forward in democratic societies (Jillian C. York, EFF International Freedom of Expression Director)

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