IRIS Actions / SMSI / Droits de l'homme - Human Rights

Public panel

The WSIS Civil Society Human Rights Caucus

Is pleased to invite all WSIS participants
To a panel discussion on

Information Society and Human Rights: Where are we?

Thursday, September 22, 2005, 16:00-18:00
Palais des Nations, Room XXII

Interpretation English/French/Spanish


- Introduction, by Antoine Madelin, Coordinator for IGOs, International Federation of Human Rights Leagues (FIDH), panel moderator

- Human Rights Caucus Concerns at this step of WSIS Process, by Rikke Frank Joergensen, Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR), Caucus co-chair

- China and the Information Society: What's at Stake?, by Shirley Hao and Carolyn Hsu, Human Rights in China (HRIC), a member of the (FIDH)

- New developments in Tunisia: Human rights again under attack, by Mokhtar Trifi, President, the Tunisian Human Rights League (LTDH)

- Testimonies: what we saw in Tunisia, by Sean O'Siochru, Coordinator, CRIS Campaign (CRIS, read Sean's report: "Human Rights in Tunisia: The Grip Tightens in the Lead up to The WSIS") and Chantal Peyer, Swiss Platform for the information society (Comunica-ch)

- On the impact of surveillance and censorship on user's confidence and the development of information society services, by Meryem Marzouki, Imaginons un réseau Internet solidaire (IRIS), Caucus co-chair

(dernière mise à jour le 23/10/2005) -