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Moments of RightsCon Tunis

Nearly 3,000 participants joined us in June 2019 for RightsCon Tunis. Revisit the highlights below or check out the full album on Flickr.

RightsCon Tunis Speakers

RightsCon Tunis included 1,000+ experts from around the world. Check out a selection of the people that met in Tunis below, and click here to see the full RightsCon Tunis speaker list.

Moez Chakchouk

Moez Chakchouk

Assistant Director-General, UNESCO

Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Writer and political analyst

Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci

Writer, Professor, and Techno-sociologist

Michel Forst

Michel Forst

UN Special Rapporteur, Situation of Human Rights Defenders

Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Nighat Dad

Nighat Dad

Executive Director, Digital Rights Foundation

Adrian Lovett

Adrian Lovett

President & CEO, World Wide Web Foundation

Wolfram von Heynitz

Wolfram von Heynitz

Head, Cyber Policy Coordination Staff, German Federal Foreign Office

Margaret L. Satterthwaite

Margaret L. Satterthwaite

Faculty Director, Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights

Samidh Chakrabarti

Samidh Chakrabarti

Head, Civic Engagement, Facebook

Dunja Mijatović

Dunja Mijatović

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Alex Walden

Alex Walden

Counsel, Free Expression and Human Rights, Google

Clément Voule

Clément Voule

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Assembly & Association

Marietje Schaake

Marietje Schaake

Member of European Parliament

Julie Owono

Julie Owono

Executive Director, Internet Sans Frontières

David Kaye

David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir

Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir

Director, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Hibah Kamal-Grayson

Hibah Kamal-Grayson

Public Policy Manager, Human Rights & Internet Governance, Google

Henri Verdier

Henri Verdier

Ambassador for Digital Affairs, Ministry for Europe & Foreign Affairs

Ahmed Shaheed

Ahmed Shaheed

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Agnes Callamard

Agnes Callamard

UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions

Sébastien Soriano

Sébastien Soriano

Chairman, ARCEP

Burcu Kilic

Burcu Kilic

Director, Digital Rights Program, Public Citizen

Peggy Hicks

Peggy Hicks

Director, United Nations Human Rights

Alp Toker

Alp Toker

Executive Director, Turkey Blocks

John Graham-Cumming

John Graham-Cumming

Chief Technology Officer, Cloudflare

Rim Garnaoui

Rim Garnaoui

Director, Public Services, E-Government Unit, Tunisia

Rebecca MacKinnon

Rebecca MacKinnon

Director, Ranking Digital Rights

Martin Tisné

Martin Tisné

Managing Director, Luminate

Miriam Puttick

Miriam Puttick

Head, MENA Programmes, Ceasefire Centre

Lea Kaspar

Lea Kaspar

Executive Director, Global Partners Digital

Damien Kieran

Damien Kieran

Data Protection, Legal, Twitter

Gbenga Sesan

Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative

Tara Denham

Tara Denham

Director, Democracy Unit, Global Affairs Canada

Emilar Gandhi

Emilar Gandhi

Head of Public Policy for Southern Africa, Facebook

Daniel Drewer

Daniel Drewer

Data Protection Officer, Europol

Brett Solomon

Brett Solomon

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Access Now

Lorrayne Porciuncula

Lorrayne Porciuncula

Internet Economist, OECD

Wafa Ben-Hassine

Wafa Ben-Hassine

MENA Policy Counsel, Access Now

Rohinton Medhora

Rohinton Medhora

President, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Befekadu Hailu

Befekadu Hailu

Author, Blogger and Pro-Democracy Activist

Pavithra Ram

Pavithra Ram

Content Strategist, RNW Media

Carlos Alvarez Pereira

Carlos Alvarez Pereira

President, Innaxis

Hajer Trabelsi

Hajer Trabelsi

Member, Access to Information Authority

Eileen Donahoe

Eileen Donahoe

Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University

Malachy Browne

Malachy Browne

Senior Producer, The New York Times

Uffa Modey

Uffa Modey

Co-Founder, Digital Grassroots

Agustina De Luca

Agustina De Luca

Network Director, Open Data Charter

Friedhelm Weinberg

Friedhelm Weinberg

Executive Director, HURIDOCS

Tina Bouffet

Tina Bouffet

Project Officer for Communications & Operations, ICRC

Albert Antwi-Boasiako

Albert Antwi-Boasiako

National Cybersecurity Advisor, Ghana

Edison Lanza

Edison Lanza

IACHR Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression

Catherine Gicheru

Catherine Gicheru

Country Lead, Code for Kenya

Alexa Koenig

Alexa Koenig

Executive Director, Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley

Ayesha Malette

Ayesha Malette

Senior Policy Advisor, Democratic Institutions, Privy Council Office

Amel Saidane

Amel Saidane

President, TunisianStartups

Ramy Raoof

Ramy Raoof

Technologist and Privacy Researcher

Manal Hassan

Manal Hassan

Executive Director, Motoon

Toby Mendel

Toby Mendel

Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy

Rob Faris

Rob Faris

Director, Berkman Klein Center, Harvard

Michael Posner

Michael Posner

Director of NYU Stern Center for Business & Human Rights

Deborah Brown

Deborah Brown

Global Policy Advocacy Lead, APC

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Director of Partnerships, AI for Good

Nicole Karlebach

Nicole Karlebach

Global Head, Business and Human Rights, Verizon and Verizon Media

Raman Jit Singh Chima

Raman Jit Singh Chima

Asia Policy Director and Senior International Counsel, Access Now

Betsy Bramon

Betsy Bramon

Principal, Kronia Collaborative: Social Impact Consulting

Eva Galperin

Eva Galperin

Director of Cybersecurity, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Jennifer Easterday

Jennifer Easterday

Co-Founder & Executive Director, JustPeace Labs

Caroline Greer

Caroline Greer

Head of European Public Policy, Cloudflare

Sam Gregory

Sam Gregory

Program Director, WITNESS

Gabe Rottman

Gabe Rottman

Director, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke

Head of Europe and Central Asia, ARTICLE 19

Avery Davis-Roberts

Avery Davis-Roberts

Associate Director, Democracy Program, The Carter Center

Kaja Ciglic

Kaja Ciglic

Director, Digital Diplomacy, Microsoft

Dorothy Gordon

Dorothy Gordon

Chair, Information For All Programme, UNESCO

Keegan Hankes

Keegan Hankes

Senior Research Analyst, Southern Poverty Law Center

Sam Dubberley

Sam Dubberley

Manager, Digital Verification Corps, Amnesty International

Tanya O’Carroll

Tanya O’Carroll

Director, Global Tech & Human Rights Programme, Amnesty International

Louise Balsmeyer

Louise Balsmeyer

Director of Development, Freedom of the Press Foundation

Megha Rajagopalan

Megha Rajagopalan

World Correspondent, BuzzFeed News

Kim Malfacini

Kim Malfacini

Associate Manager of Product Policy, Facebook

Keith McManamen

Keith McManamen

Strategic Analyst, Psiphon

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell

Senior Human Rights Officer, OHCHR

Ahmed Chabchoub

Ahmed Chabchoub

Head, Cybersecurity, Ministry of ICT and Digital Economy, Tunisia

Mira Milosevic

Mira Milosevic

Executive Director, Global Forum for Media Development

Sarah Altschuller

Sarah Altschuller

Business & Human Rights Council, Verizon

Natasha Jackson

Natasha Jackson

Head of Public Policy and Consumer Affairs, GSMA

Randy Newcomb

Randy Newcomb

Senior Advisor, The Omidyar Group.

Omar Shakir

Omar Shakir

Israel and Palestine Director, Human Rights Watch

Jessica Dheere

Jessica Dheere

Founder/Executive Director, SMEX

Jill Tucker

Jill Tucker

Head, Supply Chain Innovation & Transformation, C&A Foundation

Elodie Vialle

Elodie Vialle

Head, Journalism & Tech Desk, Reporters Without Borders

Lene Wendland

Lene Wendland

Chief, Human Rights and Economic and Social Issues Section, OHCHR

Amie Stepanovich

Amie Stepanovich

U.S. Policy Manager, Access Now

Catherine Stihler

Catherine Stihler

CEO, Open Knowledge International

Inès Osman

Inès Osman

Director, MENA Rights Group

Sandro Gianella

Sandro Gianella

Head, EMEA Policy, Stripe

Rachel Levinson-Waldman

Rachel Levinson-Waldman

Senior Counsel, Liberty & National Security Program, Brennan Center

Katie McInnis

Katie McInnis

Policy Counsel, Consumer Reports

Judith Mariscal

Judith Mariscal

Executive Director, Centro Latam Digital

Laura Schneider

Laura Schneider

Head of Advocacy, Deutsche Welle

Felim McMahon

Felim McMahon

Director, Tech & Human Rights, UC Berkeley Human Rights Center

Sandra Cortesi

Sandra Cortesi

Director of Youth and Media, Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University

Seamus Tuohy

Seamus Tuohy

Director of Information Security, Human Rights Watch

Sally Wentworth

Sally Wentworth

Vice President, Global Policy Development, ISOC

Hawley Johnson

Hawley Johnson

Associate Director, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression

Shannon Raj Singh

Shannon Raj Singh

Associate Legal Officer, Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Satish Babu

Satish Babu

Founder-Chair, ISOC Trivandrum Chapter

Courtney Radsch

Courtney Radsch

Advocacy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists

Jessica Fjeld

Jessica Fjeld

Assistant Director, Cyberlaw Clinic, Berkman Klein Center

Fabro Steibel

Fabro Steibel

Executive Director, ITS Rio

Amal Guidara

Amal Guidara

Legal Counsel and CSR Manager, GFI Tunisie

Arzu Geybulla

Arzu Geybulla

Journalist

Bada Nam

Bada Nam

Secretary General, People for Successful COrean REunification

Bertrand de La Chapelle

Bertrand de La Chapelle

Executive Director, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

Rosa Kornfeld-Matte

Rosa Kornfeld-Matte

UN Expert on the Enjoyment of All Human Rights by Older Persons

Isik Mater

Isik Mater

Director of Research, NetBlocks

Daphne Keller

Daphne Keller

Director, Intermediary Liability, Center for Internet and Society

Roh Hui Chang

Roh Hui Chang

Prominent North Korean defector

Guillermo Beltrà

Guillermo Beltrà

Policy Director, Access Now

Ben Creet

Ben Creet

Policy Manager, InternetNZ

Wolfgang Schulz

Wolfgang Schulz

Director, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society

Khaled Sellami

Khaled Sellami

Director General, e-Government Unit, Government of Tunisia

Xianhong Hu

Xianhong Hu

Program Specialist, Communication and Information, UNESCO

Estelle Massé

Estelle Massé

Policy Analyst, Access Now

Oksana Romaniuk

Oksana Romaniuk

Executive Director, Institute of Mass Information

Libby Liu

Libby Liu

President, Radio Free Asia

Chris Sidoti

Chris Sidoti

Member, UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

Dima Khalidi

Dima Khalidi

Executive Director, Palestine Legal

Melanio Escobar

Melanio Escobar

Executive Director, RedesAyuda

Amanda Chiampi

Amanda Chiampi

Director, Global Human Rights & Supply Chain Sustainability, AT&T

Mosun Layode

Mosun Layode

Executive Director, African Philanthropy Forum

Rieneke Van Santen

Rieneke Van Santen

Executive Director, Zamaneh Media

Mariana Valente

Mariana Valente

Director, InternetLab

Asad Baig

Asad Baig

Co-Founder/ Executive Director, Media Matters for Democracy

Milka Pietikainen

Milka Pietikainen

Director, Threefold Sustainability Services

Mila Romanoff

Mila Romanoff

Privacy Specialist, UN Global Pulse

Chloe Poynton

Chloe Poynton

Principal & Co-Founder, Article One

Bakhtiyor Avezdjanov

Bakhtiyor Avezdjanov

Program Officer, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression

Dragana Kaurin

Dragana Kaurin

Founder & Director, Localization Lab

Joana Varon

Joana Varon

Founder & Director, Coding Rights

Michael Morisy

Michael Morisy

Co-founder, MuckRock

Sean McDonald

Sean McDonald

CIGI Senior Fellow & Co-founder, Digital Public

Mihir Mankad

Mihir Mankad

Acting Program Director, Center for Economic and Social Rights

Elena Perotti

Elena Perotti

Executive Director, Media Policy, WAN-IFRA

Karen Naimer

Karen Naimer

Director, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones, PHR

Naceur Hidoussi

Naceur Hidoussi

Executive Director, Tunisian American Chamber of Commerce

Keesha Gaskins Nathan

Keesha Gaskins Nathan

Director, Democratic Practice Program, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Natalie Cadranel

Natalie Cadranel

Founder & Director, OpenArchive

Qiang Xiao

Qiang Xiao

Professor and Director, The Counter-Power Lab, UC Berkeley

Chris Earney

Chris Earney

Head, a.i. Innovation Service, UNHCR

Robert Baker

Robert Baker

Director, Signal Program, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Christopher Doten

Christopher Doten

Chief Innovation Officer, National Democratic Institute

Helani Galpaya

Helani Galpaya

Chief Executive Officer, LIRNEasia

Rumman Chowdhury

Rumman Chowdhury

Managing Director, Accenture AI

Nourel Houda Naoui

Lisa Reinsberg

Lisa Reinsberg

Executive Director, International Justice Resource Center

Laura Okkonen

Laura Okkonen

Senior Manager, Human Rights, Vodafone Group

Yves Nissim

Yves Nissim

VP, Head of Transformation & Operation in CSR, Orange

David Carroll

David Carroll

Director, Democracy Program, The Carter Center

J. Bob Alotta

J. Bob Alotta

Executive Director, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

Gus Rossi

Gus Rossi

Director, Global Policy, Public Knowledge

Deji Olukotun

Deji Olukotun

Head of Social Impact, Sonos

Jason Pielemeier

Jason Pielemeier

Policy Director, Global Network Initiative

Dhia Mahjoub

Dhia Mahjoub

Head of Security Research, Cisco Umbrella

Jenny Jones

Jenny Jones

Director, Public Policy GSMA

Sarkis Darbinyan

Sarkis Darbinyan

Founder, RosKomSvoboda

Diana Biggs

Diana Biggs

Head, Digital Innovation, HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management

Zena Agha

Zena Agha

US Policy Fellow, Al Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network

Katitza Rodriguez

Katitza Rodriguez

International Rights Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Charlotte Altenhöner-Dion

Charlotte Altenhöner-Dion

Head, Internet Governance Unit, Council of Europe

Daniel Bogre Udell

Daniel Bogre Udell

Founder, WikiTongues

Megan Metzger

Megan Metzger

Associate Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University

Cathleen Berger

Cathleen Berger

Lead, Engagement, Global Internet Fora Mozilla

Tonei Glavinic

Tonei Glavinic

Director of Operations, Dangerous Speech Project

Joan Barata

Joan Barata

Intermediary Liability Fellow, Center for Internet & Society

Watson Meng

Watson Meng

Founder & Director, Boxun

Lucy Freeman

Lucy Freeman

CEO, MLDI Media Legal Defence Initiative

Marc Behrendt

Marc Behrendt

Regional Director, Europe & Eurasia, Freedom House

Matthew Shears

Matthew Shears

Director, Cyber Global Partners Digital

Steve Crown

Steve Crown

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft

Mercedes Forgarassy

Mercedes Forgarassy

Portfolio Manager, Global Citizen Engagement, RIWI Corp.

Luca Belli

Luca Belli

Head, CyberBRICS.info

Mark Lehmann

Mark Lehmann

CTO, Global Citizen

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