Freedom on the Net 2015 | Freedom House

Freedom on the Net 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Google Washington, D.C.
25 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001

Freedom on the Net 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Google Washington, D.C.
25 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001

Please join us for the launch of Freedom on the Net 2015, the latest edition of Freedom House’s annual assessment of internet censorship, and internet user rights in 65 countries around the world. This year’s event will highlight the advances and setbacks in internet freedom over the past year, emerging threats to digital media, and the challenges these trends pose to U.S. foreign policy.

Breakfast and registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.

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Program

Introductory Remarks
The Honorable Brian Schatz  (D-HI)
United States Senate

Ross LaJeunesse
Global Head of Free Expression & International Relations, Google

Daniel Calingaert
Executive Vice President, Freedom House

Sanja Kelly
Freedom on the Net Project Director, Freedom House

Panelists
Chinmayi Arun
Research Director, Centre for Communication Governance
National Law University, Delhi

Eileen Donahoe
Director of Global Affairs, Human Rights Watch
Board Member, Freedom House
Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Council

Gady Epstein
Media Editor, The Economist 

Google Hangout Participants
Grace Githaiga
Associate, Kenya ICT Action Network

Tetyana Lokot
Contributing Editor for RuNet Echo
Ukraine

Special thank you to Google Washington D.C. for hosting the launch event for Freedom on the Net 2015. 

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