Mehwish Ansari (@mehwishaansari) is a delegate for the U.K. to the ITU-T, ITU-D, and ITU Council. Previously, Mehwish worked on digital rights issues at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as part of the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. She holds an MSc in global governance and diplomacy from the University of Oxford.
Updates on I-star Organizations From the Bullshit Police
A panel of experts, technologists, and lawyers will give an update on several I-star organizations, namely ICANN, IETF, IEEE, and ITU. Short presentations will touch on the major controversies in each space as they relate to human rights, namely freedom of expression and the right to privacy. Questions to the panel from the moderator will draw out the tensions and synergies of human rights considerations in Internet governance and standards setting across the I-star bodies. Questions from the audience are encouraged.