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Anna Masera

Camera dei deputati
Head of Press Office and Communications
Rome, Italy
Internet rights!

Our preliminary event on November 9th is organized by the Italian Parliamentary Committee together with the Institute of Technology and Society of Rio de Janeiro: a workshop in room 6 in the morning and a big event at the Tambau Hotel in the evening.

BUILDING INTERNET BILLS OF RIGHTS: challenges and opportunities
09:00 am - 09:15 am - Welcome and introduction to the debate
(with a message from the President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, Laura Boldrini)

09:15 am - 11:00 am - From national to international experiences

Opening presentation:

“Why a Declaration of Internet Rights? Italy and beyond”
Prof. Stefano Rodotà, Italian Parliament's Committee of study (15 min)

Discussants (around 10 minutes):

Nnenna Nwakanma (Web Foundation)

Marietje Schaak (EU Parliament)

Urs Gasser (Berkman Center)

Ronaldo Lemos (ITS)

moderation: Carlos Affonso Souza (ITS, Rio de Janeiro State University)

11:00 am - 11:20 am Coffee break

11:20 am – 01:00 pm - Challenges ahead

moderation: Anna Masera (journalist, spokesperson for the Italian Parliament)

Freedom of Expression and Right to be Forgotten :: Frank La Rue (former UN Rapporteur)

The Right to a Digital Education :: Juan Carlos De Martin (Nexa Center for Internet & Society, Politecnico di Torino, member of the Italian Parliament's Committe of study)

Internet Governance :: Fadi Chehade (ICANN) TBC

Multi-stakeholderism :: Stefano Trumpy (ISOC, member of the
Italian Parliament's Committe of study)

Identification :: Paolo Coppola (Italian mp, member of the Italian Parliament's Committe of study)

Fundamental Rights and Terrorism in the Age of the Internet :: Giovanna de Minico (University of Naples Federico II, Interdepartmental Centre Ermes, member of the Italian Parliament's Committe of study)

This is an open event, but registration is needed. All attendants are welcome to contribute to the debate by commenting on the presentations and bringing their own perspective on how the national and regional experiences concerning Internet Bill of Rights can foster a global debate about internet freedom and the respect for human rights online.

EVENING CEREMONY 07:15 pm – 10:00 pm

Location: Hotel Tambau

06:30 pm - Welcome Reception (with drinks and snacks)

07:15 pm - Welcome address: Virgílio Almeida (CGI), Anna Masera (Italian parliament), Carlos Affonso (ITS)

07:30 pm - Multistakeholderism experiences

moderation: Veridiana Alimonti (CGI)

Juan Carlos de Martin, NEXA Politecnico de Torino (Italian Declaration)

Carlos Afonso, CGI (CGI´s 10 Principles)

Virgilio Almeida, CGI (NETMundial)

Ronaldo Lemos, ITS (Marco Civil)

08:30 pm - Towards a Collaborative and Democratic Internet Governance

moderation: Flávio Wagner (20 min. presentations)

Prof. Stefano Rodotà (Italian Parliament's Committee of study),

Markus Kummer, former Executive Coordinator of the IGF

Urs Gasser, Berkman Center for Internet and Society