Civil Society Forum 2021
Anita Gurumurthy will be moderating a session at the Civil Society Forum 2021 on "Digital Technology and Good Governance: Creating a Legal Environment that Protects Human Rights, Respects Privacy, and Prevents Abuses".
This session will explore how global digital governance must be guided by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the design, development, and implementation stages, to protect both people and the planet, and how effective and responsive digital governance emerges from input, active public participation and accountability to multiple stakeholders, including persons at the grassroots.
The panellists for the session include:
- Wietse Van Ransbeeck, CEO of Citizen Lab | Digital Democracy
- Emeline Siale IIolahia, Executive Director, Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (PIANGO)
- Gert Auväärt, Deputy Permanent Representative of Estonia to the United Nations
- Leah Dienger, Government Industry Advisor for IBM