This website is an archive of the work of Marietje Schaake in the European Parliament between 2009 and 2019. Marietje can be reached at

Speech 2nd RightsConference in Rio de Janeiro

The Rio de Janeiro Human Rights and Technology Conference, hosted by Access, in partnership with the Center for Technology and Society from Fundação Getulio Vargas' Law School, will examine and explore how the information and communications technology (ICT) industry can better plan for and manage the human rights implications of their technologies. Marietje recorded a speech for this year's conference, you can watch it below. In this piece on her Huffington Post Blog Marietje examines the "Digital Arms Trade" more closely. Marietje is currently working on a first draft of her report for the European Parliament setting out a "Digital Freedom Strategy in EU Foreign policy". Please check this website for updates on the report. Marietje's opening remarks during last year's RightsCon in Silicon Valley.