I&J contributed

Published on
May 2, 2018

On May 18, 2018, I&J Executive Director Bertrand de La Chapelle moderated a roundtable presenting the outcomes of the 2nd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network at RightsCon in Toronto, Canada. The session took place on May 18, 2018, from 9:00 to 10:15 am in Room M. 

Speakers for this session included: 

  • Harlem Désir, Representative on Freedom of the Media at the OSCE
  • Xianhong Hu, Program Specialist in Communication and Information at UNESCO
  • Greg Nojeim, Senior Counsel and Director, Freedom, Security and Technology Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)
  • María Paz Canales, Executive Director at Derechos Digitales;
  • Alissa Starzak, Head of Public Policy at Cloudflare


The session was a good opportunity to present the Ottawa Roadmap, reviewed and refined by stakeholders gathered at the 2nd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network, which took place on February 26, 28, 2018 in Ottawa, Canada. The Ottawa Roadmap will help structure the work of the Policy Network leading to the 3rd Global Conference in Berlin, Germany, on June 3-5, 2019. 


Hosted by Access Now, RightsCon is an annual conference which gathers since 2011 experts from various stakeholder groups to build partnerships, shape global norms, showcase new technologies, and confront challenging issues at the intersection of human rights and technology. The I&J Secretariat is present at RightsCon since 2015, presenting the work of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network and participating in panels and workshops.