Revisit RightsCon Costa Rica

Explore again the best of RightsCon Costa Rica with hundreds of sessions on our summit platform and on our YouTube channel.

Day 2
Fireside chat: encryption ideology – a conversation with CEOs

Join Meredith Whittaker (Signal), Will Cathcart (WhatsApp), Matthew Hodgson (Element), and Raphael Robert (Phoenix R&D) in conversation with facilitator Mallory Knodel for a fireside chat on their motivations, concerns, and visions for the future of encryption and encryption policy.

Revisit RightsCon Costa Rica

Explore again the best of RightsCon Costa Rica with hundreds of sessions on our summit platform and on our YouTube channel.

Day 2
In Conversation with Timnit Gebru and Melissa Chan

Join Timnit Gebru in conversation with our Studio Host, Melissa Chan, as they reflect on building an alternative vision for the development and use of AI, and the work of the Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research Institute (DAIR) in materializing this vision.

Revisit RightsCon Costa Rica

Explore again the best of RightsCon Costa Rica with hundreds of sessions on our summit platform and on our YouTube channel.

Day 2
In Conversation with Volker Türk and Marwa Fatafta

Join Volker Türk in conversation with Marwa Fatafta as they look back on the 75 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and reflect on its significance and enduring relevance in meeting the needs of the present moment as well as the future.

Revisit RightsCon Costa Rica

Explore again the best of RightsCon Costa Rica with hundreds of sessions on our summit platform and on our YouTube channel.

Day 1
Opening Ceremony

Join us for the RightsCon Costa Rica Opening Ceremony, broadcast live from our Studio in San José.

Outcomes Report

At RightsCon Costa Rica, coalitions were formed, campaigns and statements were launched, and media coverage buzzed around the summit. Many of the outcomes we’re highlighting today are the result of years of work, some of them going back to previous editions of the summit! 

In this RightsCon Costa Rica Outcomes Report, we’ll be sharing key achievements and highlights as we celebrate the steps our community took to defend and extend digital rights worldwide.

Meet our community

Every year, the RightsCon program is sourced through our annual Call for Proposals. Over 600 organizations hosted sessions for RightsCon Costa Rica. Meet a selection of our session organizers below:

Amazon
Amnesty International
Cisco
Digital Security Lab
Discord
Global Partners Digital
Human Rights Watch
Internews
Meta
Wikimedia
Center for Democracy & Technology Logo
Association for Progressive Communications Logo
Berkman Klein Center for internet & society at Harvard University Logo
CIPESA Logo
Dangerous Speech Project Logo
Freedom House Logo
Open Net Logo
Privacy International Logo
Small Media Logo
The Engine Room Logo

Featured Speakers

Aung Myo Min

Minister of Human Rights, National Unity Government Myanmar

Featured Speakers

Meredith Whittaker

President, Signal

Featured Speakers

Gideon Lichfield

Global Editorial Director, WIRED

Featured Speakers

Doreen Bogdan-Martin

Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union

Amandeep Singh Gill, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology

Featured Speakers

Amandeep Singh Gill

United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Technology

Featured Speakers

Nathaniel Fick

Ambassador at Large for Cyberspace and Digital Policy, Government of the United States

Featured Speakers

Timnit Gebru

 Founder and Executive Director, The Distributed Artificial Intelligence Research Institute

Our session formats

Network

Social Spaces
Creative Spaces
Community Village

Collaborate

Dialogues
Lightning Talks
Tech Demos

Take Action

Workshops
Roundtables
Private Meetings

Group of people attending RightsCon at a roundtable.

Invite Your Community

Make sure everyone in your network – from across all stakeholder groups – is at RightsCon.