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LIRNEasia’s highest level of engagement at Internet Governance Forum

Helani Galpaya and Shamistra Soysa participated in the second IGF (2007) held in Rio. But in 2015 our engagement was an order of magnitude higher.

Helani participated in two Main Sessions and five workshops. She also spoke at a side event organized by Deutsche Welle for media personnel from Africa.

Tuesday, November 10

WS 126 Can Internet rights and access goals be reconciled?

WS 29 Digital economy, jobs and multistakeholder practices

Wednesday, November 11

9:00am-12:30pm (Main Session)
Internet Economy and Sustainable Development

WS 263 Digital economy in LATAM and its sustainable development

Thursday, November 12

WS 146 Connected vehicles: net governance and autonomous transport

WS 207 Economics of Global Internet Deployment

2:00pm-4:00pm (Main Session)
A Dialogue on “Zero Rating” and Network Neutrality

Rohan Samarajiva spoke at a Main Session and at two workshops.

Thursday, November 12

WS 261 Big data for development: Privacy risks and opportunities

WS 34 Internet governance 2015: Promoting trade, inclusion & trust

Friday, November 13

1100-1300 (Main Session)
Human rights on the Internet

Phyu Phyu Thi was not physically present, but a write up on her work on hate speech was presented at a workshop.

So that makes 12 presentations.


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