Breakout session 5

Freedoom online coalition: Open Forum

Coalition members from Freedom Online Coalition, FOC, will give an overview of the FOC Strategic Review, and the progress made on its outcomes so far. This will include the presentation of the revised FOC Stockholm Terms of Reference, key highlights on multistakeholder engagement and an outline of FOC priorities for 2017-18. The Coalition will invite the SIF community to engage in a discussion with FOC members on the future direction of the FOC at this pivotal juncture in the Coalition’s efforts to operationalize the Stockholm Terms of Reference.


Andrew Puddephatt (moderator) – Head of the Freedom Online Coalition Secretariat

Minister Laura Ramirez Barrios – Human Rights Directorate, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Argentina

Annika Ben David –  Ambassador-at-large for Human Rights, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden

Kenneth Adu-Amanfoh – Director ICT & Cybersecurity at National Communications Authority, Ghana.

Matthew Shears – Co-Chair FOC Working Group 1

Twitter: #SIF17 together with #SIFB5

Location: Fogelström