Monthly Archives: November 2007

Coalition Meeting in Rio

‘Case studies on Internet censorship:
Future challenges to freeexpression online and the role and possibilities of the FOEonlinecoalition within the IGF process.’

Monday, 12 November
17:30 – 19:00
Room Imperial 

Introductory presentations by:

Bob Boorstin
Policy Communications Director, Google

Nicholas Dearden
Campaigns Manager, Amnesty International UK

Robert Faris
Open Net Initiative

Julien Pein
World Press Freedom Committee

Moderator: Christian Möller
Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media 



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Rio Schedule and FOEonline Meeting

The IGF Secretariat has presented the schedule for the 2007 IGF in Rio from 12-15 November (MS Excel file).

The FOEonline Coalition will have a meeting on the opening day of the IGF, Monday 12 November at 17:30 in the Imperial Meeting Room.

Speakers include Nicholas Dearden (amnesty international) and Julien Pein (former internet desk of Reporters without Borders).

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Joint Council of Europe, OSCE RFOM and UNESCO Workshop in Rio

The Council of Europe, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media and UNESCO will jointly host a workshop at the 2007 IGF in Rio.

The workshop “Freedom of Expression as a Security Issue” will take place after the opening ceremony on the first day of the IGF, Monday 12 November at 13:30 in the room Versailles II.

The outline of the workshop can be seen here. Speakers include representatives from Brazil, India, the Council of Europe and Google. A list of ‘confirmed participants’ for the discussion will be circulated closer to the event.

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