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Sinar Project at RightsCon, Brussels!

RightsCon 2017 is taking place in Brussels, Belgium. Sinar Project team will be participating in this three day convening and pre-event.


RightsCon is the world's leading event convened around the issues of Internet and human rights, brings together thoughtful leaders, activists, academicians and technologists around the world to exchange thoughts, knowledge, experiences and solutions. This year, RightsCon is taking place in Crowne Plaza, Brussels, on Wednesday, March 29 to Friday, March 31, 2017 (local time).

Sinar Project will again be participating in this three-day convening. Check out the session and activity the team will be holding:

RightsCon Official Pre-event for Youth

Youth for Rights (Y4R)  2017 is a RightsCon Satellite Event initiated by Access NowSinar Project and NetMission.Asia. The program is designed to educate and engage youth in policy and advocacy discussions around digital rights. During this one-day workshop, leaders of the digital rights community will walk participants through policy, advocacy, movement building, and technological debates on issues such as data protection and privacy, network discrimination and connectivity, digital security, diversity and digital inclusion, human rights, trade and business, and more. The Y4R is taking place in The Brussels City Hall, Grand Place, on Tuesday, March 28.

The Session

Workshop: "Engaging with Cybersecurity Policies, Laws, and Strategies Globally: The Road to GCCS2017" 
Day 2: 9:00 am - 10:15 am @ Serenity (2nd Floor)
By Global Partners Digital (Sze Ming is one of the facilitator)

Demo Room: Collecting Evidence of Internet Censorship in Southeast Asia and Beyond
Day 2: 10:30 am - 11:45 am @ Vision (8th Floor)
Joint session with Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI)  

Panel Discussion: Access to Rights Online: Digital Gap for Disenfranchised and Marginalized Communities
Day 3: 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm @ Creativity & Exploration (1st Floor)
By Sinar Project's Team 


You can download the full schedule of RightsCon here.

To get live updates on RightsCon (or you have any question), please follow and tweet to RightsCon official Twitter handle - @rightscon or #RightsCon , organiser - @accessnow , or Sinar Project - @sinarproject 

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