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Bloggers For Democracy: Conference

Event
Public Conference
Date
5 December 2012 from 15:00 to 18:30
Place
European Parliament - Room A1G3 - 60 rue Wiertz - 1047 Brussels
05.12.2012

DOCUMENTATION OF THE EVENT

NOTE:
This public conference by the Greens/EFA group will be fully interpreted by
International Sign (IS) interpreters in the room. Live Speech to Text will also be projected in the room.

The conference is organised by Greens/EFA MEPs Amelia Andersdotter (Sweden), Ulrike Lunacek (Austria), Indrek Tarand (Estonia) and Werner Schulz (Germany)

DRAFT PROGRAMME

14.30 - 15.00
Arrival of participants

15:00 -15:15

Opening remarks: Barbara Lochbihler , MEP, Chairwomen of the Human Rights subcommittee

15:15-17:00

I. TECHNICAL INFRASTRUCTURE - BUILDING A FREE INTERNET

moderation by Amelia Andersdotter MEP

Speakers

  • Marietje Schaake MEP, rapporteur on Digital freedom in EU Foreign Policy
  • Martin Löwdin,Telecomix - keeping Egypt and Syria online
  • Linus Nordberg, DFRITor - anonymity, security and censorship circumvention
  • James Losey, Open Technology Institute at the New America Foundation

17:00-18:30

II. POLITICAL/SOCIAL CHANGE THROUGH BLOGGING - THE BLOG AS A POLITICAL WEAPON

moderation by: Indrek Tarand MEP

  • Sarrah AbdelrahmanEgypt
  • Oleg Kaschin, Russia
  • Michael Anti, China
  • Arzu Geybullayeva, Azerbaijan

conclusion remarks Amelia Andersdotter MEP

18.30

Reception

 

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