Human rights and Communication Technologies
ICT - a double-edged sword
An open internet and the free flow of information are true drivers of economic growth and promoting fundamental freedoms.
There are human rights concerns in ICT aiding and abetting the state. Where does the vendor responsibility start and where does it end?
What role should the internet freedom play in EU foreign policy?
Introduction by Jäätteenmäki and Schaake followed by a panel discussion with
Ben Wagner, Researcher at the European University Institute in Florence
Ben Roome, Head of media relations at Nokia Siemens Networks
Luis Neves, Head of corporate responsibility unit at Deutsche Telekom
Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva, Commission representative for the “No Disconnect Strategy"
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About the Organiser
ALDE is the third largest political group in the center of the European Parliament, currently with 85 mostly liberal MEPs, holding the balance of power between the left and right. ALDE is led by former Belgian Prime minister Guy Verhofstadt.
ALDE is a pro-European party and has European Parliament MEPs from 21 of the 27 member states who come together with shared values and a positive vision for the European Union.