The information society –progress made and the threats facing public authorities and NGOs
Thematic debate at the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe
Moderated by: Anna Rurka – President of the Conference of INGOs of the Council of Europe
10 am – Opening by the President of the Conference of INGOs and the Chair of the Committee of Ministers’ Group of Rapporteurs on Democracy (GR-DEM), Ambassador JUREVIČIENĖ.
10.15 am – Standards and tools developed by the Council of Europe: Internet Governance Strategy (2016-2019), Human Rights for Internet Users guide, etc. - Alexander SEGER, Head of Cybercrime Division, Silvia GRUNDMANN, Head of Media and Internet Division – Directorate of Information Society and Action against Crime, DG 1
10.35 am Overview from Sébastien FANTI, member of the Valais Bar, elected to the post of Data Protection and Transparency Officer of the canton of Valais in Switzerland
11 am – New technologies, privacy and surveillance – perspective of human rights organisations, Jedrzej NIKLAS, PANOPTYKON Foundation (Poland)
11.15 am – Discussion with the participants
11.50 am to 12 noon: Overview in the light of the proceedings at the Conference of INGOs by Didier SCHRETTER – special advisor on communication and representative of the Conference of INGOs on the Council of Europe’s Steering Committee on Media and Information Society (CDMSI).