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RightsCon Costa Rica, San José on June 9-12, 2020

Celebrating RightsCon Tunis

Learn about what nearly 3,000 participants from 122 countries achieved together from June 11-14, 2019 in the 2019 Outcomes Report and revisit the highlights below or check out the full photo album on Flickr.

Past RightsCon Speakers Include

Each year, RightsCon gathers over 1,000 expert speakers from around the world. Check out a selection of the people that have joined us before, and click here to see the full RightsCon Tunis speaker list.

Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci

Writer, Professor, and Techno-Sociologist

Matthew Prince

Matthew Prince

Co-Founder and CEO of CloudFlare

Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Writer and Political Analyst

Mohamed al-Maskati

Mohamed al-Maskati

Digital Security Consultant, Frontline Defenders

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

Board Member, Freedom of the Press Foundation

Steve Huffman

Steve Huffman

CEO and Co-Founder, Reddit

Kathy Brown

Kathy Brown

Former President and CEO, ISOC

Steve Crown

Steve Crown

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft

Nighat Dad

Nighat Dad

Executive Director, Digital Rights Foundation

Nathaniel Gleicher

Nathaniel Gleicher

Head of Cybersecurity Policy, Facebook

Kathryn Hume

Kathryn Hume

Vice President, Product & Strategy, integrate.ai

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin

Chair, CNIL (French Data Protection Authority)

Alix Dunn

Alix Dunn

Former Executive Director, The Engine Room

Salil Shetty

Salil Shetty

Former Secretary General at Amnesty International

Harlem Désir

Harlem Désir

Representative on Freedom of the Media, OSCE

Michel Forst

Michel Forst

UN Special Rapporteur, Situation of Human Rights Defenders

Noomane Fehri

Noomane Fehri

CEO, BiatLabs

Matt Chessen

Matt Chessen

Senior Technology Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of State

Uri Rosenthal

Uri Rosenthal

Special Envoy for Cyberspace and Former Foreign Minister, Netherlands

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

Julie Owono

Julie Owono

Executive Director, Internet Sans Frontières

Dunja Mijatović

Dunja Mijatović

Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe

Michael Geist

Michael Geist

Professor, University of Ottawa

David Kaye

David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Japleen Prasicha

Japleen Prasicha

Founder & Editor-In-Chief, Feminism In India

Edward Santow

Edward Santow

Human Rights Commissioner, Australian Human Rights Commission

Agnes Callamard

Agnes Callamard

UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions

Peggy Hicks

Peggy Hicks

Director, United Nations Human Rights

Jim Halloran

Jim Halloran

Global Lead, Strategy, Policy, and Narrative, Google

Sunita Bose

Sunita Bose

Former Head of Policy and Global Brand, Change.org

Alp Toker

Alp Toker

Executive Director, Turkey Blocks

John Graham-Cumming

John Graham-Cumming

Chief Technology Officer, Cloudflare

Rebecca MacKinnon

Rebecca MacKinnon

Director, Ranking Digital Rights

Jackeline Stewart

Jackeline Stewart

Former Vice President, Spitfire Strategies

Ei Myat Noe Khin

Ei Myat Noe Khin

Digital Rights Program Manager, Phandeeyar

Ron Deibert

Ron Deibert

Director, Citizen Lab

Melissa Tidwell

Melissa Tidwell

Vice President & General Counsel, Reddit

Mario Oetheimer

Mario Oetheimer

Head of Sector Information Society, Privacy and Data Protection, EU FRA

Hillary Hartley

Hillary Hartley

Chief Digital Officer, Province of Ontario

Lea Kaspar

Lea Kaspar

Executive Director, Global Partners Digital

Brett Solomon

Brett Solomon

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Access Now

Gbenga Sesan

Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative

Carmelyn Malalis

Carmelyn Malalis

Chair and Commissioner, NY City Commission on Human Rights

Tara Denham

Tara Denham

Director, Democracy Unit, Global Affairs Canada

Gabriella Coleman

Gabriella Coleman

Wolfe Chair Scientific & Technological Literacy, McGill

Rohinton Medhora

Rohinton Medhora

President, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Cindy Cohn

Cindy Cohn

Executive Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Renu Mandhane

Renu Mandhane

Chief Commissioner, Ontario Human Rights of Ontario

Eva Galperin

Eva Galperin

Director, Cybersecurity, lectronic Frontier Foundation

Milton Mueller

Milton Mueller

Professor, Georgia Tech School of Public Policy

Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake

Whistleblower

Uffa Modey

Uffa Modey

Co-Founder, Digital Grassroots

Maryam Al-Khawaja

Maryam Al-Khawaja

Bahraini Human Rights Activist

Scott Busby

Scott Busby

Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of State

Jen Castro

Jen Castro

Program Coordinator, Digital Democracy

Ramy Raoof

Ramy Raoof

Technologist and Privacy Researcher

Cathleen Berger

Cathleen Berger

Global Engagement Lead, Mozilla

Deborah Brown

Deborah Brown

Global Policy Advocacy Lead, APC

Michael Posner

Michael Posner

Director, NYU Stern Center for Business & Human Rights

Nicole Karlebach

Nicole Karlebach

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

Deji Bryce Olukotun

Deji Bryce Olukotun

Head of Social Impact, Sonos

Bassem Awad

Bassem Awad

Deputy Director for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation, CIGI

Mark Surman

Mark Surman

Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation

Sam Gregory

Sam Gregory

Program Director, WITNESS

Avery Davis-Roberts

Avery Davis-Roberts

Associate Director, Democracy Program, The Carter Center

Kaja Ciglic

Kaja Ciglic

Director, Digital Diplomacy, Microsoft

Fabrice Houdart

Fabrice Houdart

Human Rights Officer, United Nations

An Xiao Mina

An Xiao Mina

Director of Product, Meedan

Lorena Jaume-Palasi

Lorena Jaume-Palasi

Founder & Executive Director, AlgorithmWatch

Courtney C. Radsch

Courtney C. Radsch

Advocacy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists

Megha Rajagopalan

Megha Rajagopalan

World Correspondent, BuzzFeed News

Tanya O’Carroll

Tanya O’Carroll

Director, Global Tech & Human Rights Programme, Amnesty International

Matt Mitchell

Matt Mitchell

Director, Digital Safety & Privacy, Tactical Tech

Mira Milosevic

Mira Milosevic

Executive Director, Global Forum for Media Development

Chenai Chair

Chenai Chair

Researcher, Research ICT Africa

Maryant Fernandez Perez

Maryant Fernandez Perez

Senior Policy Advisor, European Digital Rights (EDRi)

Anahi Ayala Iacucci

Anahi Ayala Iacucci

Senior Humanitarian Director, Internews

Ursula Wynhoven

Ursula Wynhoven

Representative to the United Nations, ITU

Hans de Zwart

Hans de Zwart

Executive Director, Bits of Freedom

Ann Cavoukian

Ann Cavoukian

Former Three-Term Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario

Bertrand De La Chapelle

Bertrand De La Chapelle

Executive Director, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

Sandro Gianella

Sandro Gianella

Head, EMEA Policy, Stripe

Katie McInnis

Katie McInnis

Policy Counsel, Consumer Reports

María Paz Canales

María Paz Canales

Executive Director, Derechos Digitales

Seamus Tuohy

Seamus Tuohy

Director of Information Security, Human Rights Watch

Dia Kayyali

Dia Kayyali

Program Manager, Tech+Advocacy, WITNESS

Daphne Keller

Daphne Keller

Director, Intermediary Liability, Center for Internet and Society

Mary Bridger

Mary Bridger

Head of Operations and Engagement, Equal Measures 2030

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

Melanio Escobar

Melanio Escobar

Executive Director, RedesAyuda

Chloe Poynton

Chloe Poynton

Principal & Co-Founder, Article One

Jason Pielemeier

Jason Pielemeier

Policy Director, Global Network Initiative

Dragana Kaurin

Dragana Kaurin

Founder & Director, Localization Lab

Sarkis Darbinyan

Sarkis Darbinyan

Founder, RosKomSvoboda

Natalie Cadranel

Natalie Cadranel

Founder & Director, OpenArchive

Keesha Gaskins Nathan

Keesha Gaskins Nathan

Director, Democratic Practice Program, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Tonei Glavinic

Tonei Glavinic

Director of Operations, Dangerous Speech Project

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