[IRPCoalition] IRPC at IGF 2019 in Berlin - Join us for Workshop on AI and Human Rights with Amnesty (typo correction)
m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk
Thu Nov 14 18:26:13 EET 2019
> Dear all again,
Apologies Bishakha for the typo. Am resending for good measure...
> Following on from Minda's update on IRPC activities in Berlin end of
> this month I'd like to warmly invite you all along to Workshop 282, on
> Weds afternoon 27th November.
> It is a top-notch panel lined up to discuss the future prospects for
> human rights in the wake of advances in Artificial Intelligence as a
> cornerstone of the next generation of internet technologies.
> - Renata Ávila, Executive Director, Ciudadanía Inteligente (Smart
> Citizens Foundation), Latin America
> - Markus Beeko, Secretary General, Amnesty International Germany
> - Bishakha Datta, Point of View, India
> - Katherine Getao, ICT Secretary, Kenyan Ministry of Information,
> Communications and Technology
> - Paul Nemitz, Principal Advisor at DG JUSTICE, European Commission
> - Alex Walden, Free Expression and Human Rights @Google
> The format is along the lines of a popular BBC show called Question
> Time <https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006t1q9>.
> Selected questions already submitted will be put to the panelists,
> from the audience members, or remote participants who submitted these
> questions. Of course there will be time to open the floor during the
> session as well.
> If you have a question you would like to put to the panel, as a whole
> or an individual, please send your question over; in reply to this
> mail or to info at irpcharter.org.
> Looking forward to seeing you there.
> best wishes
> Marianne F, Lena R, Sebastian S, and Minda M
> On 31/10/2019 15:20, minda moreira wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I hope this email finds you well. The IGF 2019 is fast-approaching
>> and we look forward to seeing you at our annual meeting. The
>> registration for *onsite participants* ends tomorrow 1 November:
>> still time to submit the registration form
>> The IRPC Steering Committee has been busy preparing our participation
>> at this year's IGF. Please join us on *Wednesday 27 November* for:
>> * the *Annual IRPC meeting* which includes an important and
>> youth-led breakout session *“Internet Futures and the Climate
>> Crisis - Paths to Sustainability or Extinction?”* and the*launch
>> of the French edition of the Charter* (11:30 - 13:00, Estrel Saal B)
>> * WS #282 Data Governance by AI: Putting Human Rights at Risk?
>> <https://sched.co/SU22>, a high-level roundtable considers the
>> relationship between AI and international human rights law and
>> legal standards, co-organised with Amnesty International Germany
>> (16:40 - 18:10, Raum II)
>> On Thursday 28 November please come along to the Dynamic Coalitions'
>> Main Session, *Dynamic Coalitions: Joint Efforts to achieve the SDGs
>> <https://sched.co/SU44>*(Main Hall),
>> where we will be discussing our work in relation to the Sustainable
>> Development Goals (achievements and plans towards 2025.
>> Some very good news is that we will have 7 translated versions of the
>> Charter available in print at the IGF, thanks to the generous support
>> of the The Swiss Federal Office of Communications (OFCOM).
>> Unfortunately we still lack a space to display them on the first
>> three days - our booth is only available for the 28th and 29th
>> November: hopefully we will find a creative way to make them
>> available to IGF attendees.
>> We will be sending more details about our participation in the IGF
>> in the next coming weeks; in the meantime, please feel free to
>> contribute with feedback and suggestions.
>> _*Coming soon: IRPC Steering Committee elections *_
>> As the next IRPC Steering Committee elections approach, the current
>> SC would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your
>> support and input. From generous offers to translate the Charter (the
>> Italian translation is now underway too), to the valuable help on the
>> outreach effort to promote the Charter in different parts of the
>> world, or the active contribution to discussions in various platforms
>> and events, these are all joint efforts that keep the Coalition alive.
>> Earlier this year we restructured the Steering Committee and we have
>> been involved in activities around the globe: from participation in
>> national and regional IGFs, working on local projects to promote the
>> Charter and rights-based internet futures, to the observership to the
>> Council of Europe CDMSI. As the current co-chair of the IRPC, I am
>> very grateful for the opportunity to contribute more directly to this
>> collective work.
>> We will be opening the electoral process at our annual meeting on the
>> 27th November, and will be sending more information on how to join.
>> Best wishes,
>> on behalf of the IRPC Steering Committee
>> IRP mailing list
>> IRP at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org
> Marianne Franklin (PhD)
> Professor of Global Media and Politics
> Convener: Global Media & Transnational Communications MA Program
> Goldsmiths University of London
> Department of Media, Communications, and Cultural Studies
> New Cross, London SE14 6NW
> Tel: +44 207 9197072
> <m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk>
> UK/EU Hub Lead - Deathscapes: Mapping Race and Violence in Settler States, www.deathscapes.org
> Editor: Human Rights and the Internet at openDemocracy
> IRP mailing list
> IRP at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org
Marianne Franklin (PhD)
Professor of Global Media and Politics
Convener: Global Media & Transnational Communications MA Program
Goldsmiths University of London
Department of Media, Communications, and Cultural Studies
New Cross, London SE14 6NW
Tel: +44 207 9197072
<m.i.franklin at gold.ac.uk>
UK/EU Hub Lead - Deathscapes: Mapping Race and Violence in Settler States, www.deathscapes.org
Editor: Human Rights and the Internet at openDemocracy
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