Defending Human Rights in a Digital Age – 26 February | Radical Media Forum

Thursday 26th February, 5.30 – 8.00PM.

Goldsmiths College, London.
This panel addresses the human rights implications for the future of the internet as struggles over its ownership and control gather steam at the national and international level.

This event is hosted by the Media & Communications department; co-organized by the Global Media and Transnational Communications MA Program, Media Forum, and Radical Media Forum.

IRP at EuroDIG 2013

Towards a Human Internet? Rules, Rights, and Responsibilities for Our Online Future
Thursday 20 June, 14.30

This workshop focuses on two multistakeholder initiatives that put human rights at the epicentre of internet governance agendas.

CHARTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND PRINCIPLES ON THE INTERNET

The rise of the Internet is transforming the very foundations of society, offering possibilities for a more equal, democratic and prosperous world in which human rights are realized fully. The Internet enables communication, association, and access to information on a scale which is unparalleled in human history. This Charter aims to protect and expand the positive spirit and value of the Internet for the generations to come.