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Wednesday, March 30 • 10:30am - 11:45am
A human rights approach to cybersecurity

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This session will be examining the potential to take a human rights approach to cybersecurity, which is becoming one of the dominant frameworks through which governments are approaching internet policy.  The session will look at the proposition that the notion of cybersecurity should be rooted in the security of the user not the systems.  It will also examine the feasibility of developing a genuinely multi-stakeholder approach to developing cybersecurity policy.  

Speakers
avatar for David Kaye

David Kaye

Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression, United Nations
Prof. Kaye’s scholarship and teaching focus on public international law, especially international human rights law, international humanitarian law, accountability for violations of human rights, and the law governing the use of force. He is just as interested in efforts to translate international law—especially human rights law—in a domestic American context, whether in courts, legislatures, or the executive branches of... Read More →
avatar for Chris Riley

Chris Riley

Head of Public Policy, Mozilla
I operate in the area of Internet policy, coming from a law and technology background. My motivation is the belief that an open Internet delivers tremendous socioeconomic benefits, and that if we as a global society don't "get" Internet policy more often than not, those benefits will go away. That path took me from computer science, to copyright, to telecom, to Internet freedom, presenting me with many opportunities to do some interesting and... Read More →
avatar for Uri Rosenthal

Uri Rosenthal

Dutch Special Envoy for Cyberspace, Government of Netherlands
He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Cabinet Rutte I from 14 October 2010 until 5 November 2012. He previously served as a Member of the Senate from 8 June 1999 until 14 October 2010 and the Parliamentary leader in the Senate from 5 May 2005 until 14 October 2010. A professor of political science and public administration by occupation, he taught from 1980 until 2010 at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Leiden University.
avatar for Carolina Rossini

Carolina Rossini

VP of International Policy, Public Knowledge
2016 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader


Wednesday March 30, 2016 10:30am - 11:45am
The Lab

Attendees (138)