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New Alliances in Cybersecurity, Human Rights & Internet Governance (Stanford University)


New Alliances in Cybersecurity, Human Rights  & Internet Governance

February 17, 2016 Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, Freeman Spogli Institute Stanford University Invitation only | More info On Wednesday, February 17, The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford, The Center for International Governance Innovation, and the Research Advisory Network of the Global Commission on Internet Governance will present an all-day conference entitled "New Alliances in Cybersecurity, Human Rights and Internet Governance." The conference will discuss the challenges of creating a regime of internet governance that pays attention to security and human rights in the digital context. Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister & Foreign Minister of Sweden, and Chair of the Global Commission for Internet Governance (GCIG) and Marc Andreeson, co-founder of Netscape and Andreeson Horowitz are the scheduled keynote speakers. Other speakers for the event include Michael McFaul (Director FSI), Eileen Donahoe (Human Rights Watch/FSI), Sir David Omand (former Director, GCHQ, UK), Michael Chertoff (former Secretary of Homeland Security, USA) and Marietje Schaake (Member of the European Parliament.) Marietje Schaake will participate in the following panel: Protecting National Security & Human Rights in the Digital Context: Can Governments Do both? The relationship between security and freedom in the digital context, how protection of human rights relates to national security, and international peace and security. Moderator: Laura DeNardis, Research Director GCIG
  • Marietje Schaake - Member of the European Parliament
  • Sir David Omand - former Director of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), United Kingdom
  • Michael McFaul - Director of FSI, former US Ambassador to Russia
  • Larry Diamond Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution and FSI