Video: Hearing on human rights and technologies

Human rights and technologies:

The impact of digital surveillance and intrusion systems on human rights in third countries

 

Wednesday 21 January 2015, 9.00-11.30

Please find below the video registration of the hearing in two parts, as well as the event programme.

 

Programme

9:00 Introductory remarks

MEP Elena Valenciano – Chair of the Subcommittee on Human Rights

MEP Bernd Lange – Chair of the Committee on International Trade

 

Opening remarks

MEP Marietje Schaake – European Parliament Rapporteur for the report on Human rights and technologies: the impact of digital surveillance and intrusion systems on human rights in third countries

9:10 – 10:00 Panel 1 (chaired by MEP Lange)

Mr Ben Wagner – Director of the Centre for Internet & Human Rights, European University Viadrina

Mr Christian Horchert – IT Security Consultant, Chaos Computer Club e.V.

Mr Magnus Nordéus – Issue manager for export controls, DIGITALEUROPE

 

10:00 – 11:30 Panel 2 (chaired by MEP Valenciano)

Mr Frank La RueFormer UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression, and Director of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, Europe

Prof. Dr. Marianne Kneuer - Chair of Political Sciences, University of Hildesheim

Mr Kenneth Page – Policy Officer, Privacy International

Ms Sarah McKune -Senior Legal Researcher, Citizen Lab

 

Commentator: Mr Wenzel Michalski – Germany Director, Human Rights Watch

 

Closing remarks

MEP Marietje Schaake – European Parliament Rapporteur for the report on Human rights and technologies: the impact of digital surveillance and intrusion systems on human rights in third countries

 

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