[IRP] FW: APC Statement of Support for An Expert Panel on Freedom of Expression and the Internet at the UN HRC
Thu Sep 15 22:40:04 EEST 2011
From: Brett Solomon <brett at accessnow.org>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 08:40:31 -0400
To: <anriette at apc.org>
Cc: <irp at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org>
Subject: Re: [IRP] FW: APC Statement of Support for An Expert Panel on
Freedom of Expression and the Internet at the UN HRC
On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 8:37 AM, Anriette Esterhuysen <anriette at apc.org>
> Thanks for all the support everyone.
> Note that this panel will focus on freedom of expression.. but it is an
> important start to having other rights in the context of the internet
> discussed at HRC level as well.
> We tried to flag this in our statement by emphasising social, cultural
> and economic rights along with civil and political rights.
> In doing so we are trying to pursue the rights agenda in such a way that
> it includes development issues.
> What has been really impressive about the Swedish strategy is that they
> have worked very hard to get support from developing country members of
> the HRC and thus far they have succeeded.
> On 15/09/11 14:29, Allon Bar wrote:
>> > I agree as well.
>> > Thanks to APC for promoting this.
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> anriette esterhuysen anriette at apc.org
> executive director, association for progressive communications
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