Save the Date
for RightsCon Tunis

June 11-14, 2019

About RightsCon

Hosted by Access Now, RightsCon is where the world’s business leaders, technologists, engineers, investors, activists, human rights experts, and government representatives come together to build partnerships, shape global norms, showcase new technologies, and confront the most challenging issues at the intersection of human rights and technology. More than an event, RightsCon is a global community with thousands of leading voices across stakeholder lines. It is an energizing reminder of the existence of a powerful global digital rights community that is determined to defend human rights and keep the internet open and free.

Our Next Summit: RightsCon Tunis

Access Now is thrilled to announce the official dates for next year’s RightsCon, the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age. RightsCon Tunis will officially take place from Tuesday, June 11, to Friday, June 14, 2019.

RightsCon Tunis will be a bustling hub, located at the Laico Hotel and the Palais des Congrès, right next to the city’s Human Rights Square, and just a few minutes’ walk from the heart of downtown Tunis. Explore the venue in relation to the city in our interactive map here.

Building on the success of RightsCon Toronto, RightsCon Tunis will continue to be a space for civil society, technologists, businesses, startups, public servants, and lawyers to connect, collaborate, build strategies, draft declarations, and move forward real-world change. Whether in provocative plenaries, intimate roundtables, informal meetings, or the lively Community Village, RightsCon Tunis will help shape the future of human rights in the digital age.

Mark your Calendar and Submit a Session


The RightsCon Tunis Call for Proposals is now open! Learn more and submit a session in our new Program Platform. Soon, you can also expect details on attending the summit, including ticket sales, hotel accommodations, travel visas, and much more.

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Want more information? Download our 2-pager on RightsCon Tunis in English or French below.

 

Download the RightsCon two-pager in English

Download the RightsCon two-pager in French

Frequently Asked Questions

The RightsCon Tunis Call for Proposals is now open! Each year, the RightsCon Program is built from the sessions submitted by a diverse community of civil society organizations, technologists, academics, tech companies, startups, public servants, and lawyers. It’s the guiding pillar of the annual RightsCon summit and helps shape the agenda for human rights in the digital age.

You can submit a session in our Program Platform. Make sure you check out our submission guide, which has all the information you need about the CFP process, including tips on how to set your proposal up for success!

In 2019, RightsCon will be held in Tunis, Tunisia from June 11 to June 14 at the Laico Hotel and the Palais des Congrès, right next to the city’s Human Rights Square, and just a few minutes’ walk from the heart of downtown Tunis

You can subscribe to the RightsCon Rundown for email updates on the community, submission deadlines, RightsCon Tunis, event logistics, and more here!

New this year, the Rights Program Platform is our new consolidated system for drafting, submitting, reviewing, updating, and communicating about the RightsCon Tunis program and other important opportunities to engage with the event. You can sign in, learn more about our privacy policy, and submit your session proposal on the platform.

Soon, we will release information on hotel blocks for RightsCon Tunis, including information on special rates for participants. Check back soon for further details on booking accommodation for your stay in Tunis.

RightsCon participants are a global community of business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders. You can see a full list of public participants for RightsCon Toronto here.

You can subscribe to the RightsCon Rundown for email updates on the community, submission deadlines, RightsCon Tunis, event logistics, and more here!

You can revisit the RightsCon Toronto program here.

You can find photo highlights from RightsCon Toronto here!! Make sure to use the official hashtag #RightsCon when you share on social media

Stay tuned for our RightsCon Toronto recap video!

The RightsCon Code of Conduct is available here.

As of October 2017, our Code of Conduct is under active review in preparation for RightsCon Toronto 2018.

The RightsCon Summit Series is brought to you by Access Now.

Access Now is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to defending and extending the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining innovative policy, global advocacy, and direct technical support, we fight for open and secure communications for all.

We are a team of 40, with local staff in more than 10 locations around the world - Berlin, Brussels, Cordoba, Delhi, London, Manila, Nairobi, New York, San Jose, Tunis, and Washington DC. We maintain four legally incorporated entities - Belgium, Costa Rica, Tunisia, and the United States - with our tech, advocacy, policy, granting, and operations teams distributed across all regions.

 

CONTACT US

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EMAIL

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