Program - Securing Human Rights Online - The Human Voices of Freedom A full day workshop with networking buffet luncheon at the U.S. Mission with human rights activists, bloggers, civil society, technologists, UN representatives, media and other social media experts engaged in human rights work. 9:30    Welcome and Introduction David Kennedy, Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Mission to the United Nations in Geneva and John Horniblow, IFF program consulting coordinator, Peer Forum moderator. 9.45-10:30  Supporting grass roots human rights activists and protecting journalists through digital security. What’s at stake if we don’t? Kathleen Reen - Vice President, global internet initiatives, Internews  10:35-11:05   Securing the protection of Human Rights online. Discussion with two 2012 Internet Freedom Fellows

Dlshad Ottman, Digital security expert is a Kurdish Syrian activist and IT specialist in information security who provides Syrians with digital security resources and assistance so that they can utilize online communications and advocacy freely and securely. Emin Milli (Azerbaijan):Writer and Human Rights Activist, One of the most prominent voices of dissent in Azerbaijan, Emin Milli has twice been imprisoned for his criticism of the Azerbaijan government.

11:10 -12:10   Moderated Panel Discussion with the 2013 Internet Freedom Fellows How can we secure and Protect Human Rights in an increasingly regulated, censored, monitored and tracked environment? Discussion with activists from Sudan, Ghana and Russia.  12:15 -12.50    Protecting Human Rights in Iran: Helal ( The Iranian Internet) and the Iranian netizens. Dr. Bronwen Robertson , Director of Operations Small Media , author Reverberations of Dissent 13.00-14:00     Neworking Luncheon – Sandwich Buffet at U.S. Mission14:00-14:30   The Human Algorithm- The human response to increases of police and security services surveillance in social media and implication for human rights online Dr Farida Vis - University of Sheffield, inaugural winner Data Journalism award, co-author on the Data Journalism Handbook. 14:40-15:15    A Conversation with Alec Ross Alec Ross is the State Department’s Senior Advisor for Innovation a role created for him that blends technology with diplomacy. Ross has led the Department’s efforts to find practical technology solutions for some of the globe's most vexing problems on health care, poverty, human rights and ethnic conflicts. 15:15-16:30    Building the Narrative – Art and Storytelling in the Promotion of Human Rights

Jon Vidar Cofounder & Executive Director, The Tiziano Project / Adjunct Professor, University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Jon Vidar is a freelance photographer and digital strategist who focuses on capturing moments and telling stories through new media and visual imagery. The Titziano project teaches community members in conflict and post conflict zones how to tell and distribute their stories through new media, empowering them to create firsthand narratives of their lives and to shape the world's perception of their culture and conditions. Alison Klayman Documentary Film Director: Ai WeiWei - Never Sorry  Director Alison Klayman gained unprecedented access to the internationally renowned artist and dissident Ai Weiwei while working as a journalist in China. Her detailed portrait is the inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics Adelina von Fuerstenberg President and Founder of the NGO - Art for the World, Chief Curator of the 4th Biennial of Tessaloniki Adelina Von Fuerstenberg is a well known independent curator and film producer. Recent projects include Stories on Human Rights - a series of 29 short fiction movies by independent filmmakers on the Articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Ms. Von Fuerstenberg will present and discuss the short film The Accordion by the Iranian dissident film-maker Jafar Panahi.

16:30               Close – David Kennedy 16:30 – 17:30 Meet the Panelists: Informal networking over wine and cheese
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