Internet Freedom: Ukraine in the Global Context

INTERNET FREEDOM: UKRAINE IN THE GLOBAL CONTEXT

Tuesday, November 22, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
.
A coffee break will be served.

Ukraine Crisis Media Center
Ukrainian House, European Square
2 Khreshchatyk Street
Kyiv, Ukraine

Please join Freedom House and Google Ukraine for a roundtable discussion on Ukraine and the Freedom on the Net 2016 report (Українська версія), the latest edition of Freedom House’s annual assessment of online censorship and user rights in Ukraine and 64 other countries around the world. The panel will discuss trends in internet freedom and the advances and setbacks over the past year in Ukraine, as well as consider solutions to challenges to internet freedom in the country.

Speakers:
Tetyana Lokot
Lecturer, Dublin City University
Author, Freedom on the Net 2016 Ukraine Chapter

Adrian Shahbaz
Research Manager, Freedom on the Net
Freedom House

Oksana Romaniuk
Executive Director
Institute of Mass Information

Tetyana Popova
Head of the Council
Telecommunications Chamber of Ukraine

Victoria Siumar (invited)
Deputy
Chairperson, Committee on Freedom of Speech and Information Policy
Verkhovna Rada (Parliament)

Oleksandr Danchenko (invited)
Deputy
Chairperson, Committee for Informatization and Communications
Verkhovna Rada (Parliament)

Moderator:
Zoryan Kis
Manager for Advocacy and Partnerships
Freedom House Office in Ukraine

 

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