Policy Roundtable 1 The Future of the Internet: The Human and Political Dimension Chair: Meryem Marzouki President, European Digital Rights Senior Researcher, CNRS & UPMC Paris 6, France
Policy Roundtable 1 • The Future of the Internet: • The Human and Political Dimension • Internet: a global technical resource allowing for a shared social and economical space • A holistic view of an information society respectful of all human rights, democracy and the rule of law • Protection and Enforcement of All Human Rights Translation into precise guarantees, consistent articulation of HR • Information and Communication as Public Goods Affordable and non discriminatory access, opportunities for effective use • Democratic Internet Policy-Making and Governance Participation, transparency, accountability, rule of law What’s up since WSIS? What’s expected from OECD?
Policy Roundtable 1 • The Future of the Internet: • The Human and Political Dimension • Panelists • David A. Gross, US Department of State, USA • Laura Neuman, The Carter Center (USA) • Michael Gurstein, Center for Community Informatics Research, Training & Development (Canada) • Parminder Jeet Singh, IT for Change (India) • Yeo-Kyung Chang, Korean Progressive Network (Korea)