[cc-humanrights] session descriptions for ICANN53 BA
stephanie.perrin at mail.utoronto.ca
Mon Apr 27 06:46:57 UTC 2015
This looks really good, please see a few suggested edits below in bold
On 2015-04-27 2:27, Niels ten Oever wrote:
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> Dear all,
> Rafik and I have requested two meetings for ICANN53 in Buenos Aires:
> one general session to raise awareness around this issue and present
> our work, and one working session.
> We have been a bit late in submitting session descriptions, so it
> would be greatly appreciated if you could comment on these
> descriptions as soon as possible.
> Session 1 - ICANN's Corporate and Social Responsibility to Respect
> Human Rights
> There is a growing recognition*among some members* of the ICANN community that
> some of*ICANN’s* policies and other actions have implications for human
> rights,*including*freedom of expression and the right to privacy.*ICANN's*
> articles of incorporation*state*that ICANN will operate in
> conformity with international law, which includes human rights law.
> This session will focus on how*ICANN's* policies and*procedures* can be
> better harmonized with internationally recognized human rights and
> corporate social responsibility standards.
> This session will present the work done in the framework of the cross
> community working party on*ICANN's* Corporate and Social Responsibility
> to Respect Human Rights and builds on the sessions held*in*London, Los
> Angeles, and Singapore* as well as* the previous reports that were produced on
> this topic.
> Session 2 - Working session of Cross Community Working Party on*ICANN's*
> Corporate and Social Responsibility to Respect Human Rights
> This cross community working party (CCWP) seeks to map and understand
> the issues and potential solutions related to corporate and social
> responsibilities of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and
> Numbers (ICANN)*.* *This is* related, but not limited to policies,
> procedures and operations,*with a* *particular focus* on*ICANN's*
> responsibility to respect human rights.
> *The goal of this session* will*be to* facilitate dialogue between members of the
> community that have an interest in this topic*. We will* discuss in
> depth the research that has been*done, the*future work
> of the CCWP, as well as the new charter and report.
> Thanks in advance,
> - --
> Niels ten Oever
> Head of Digital
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