Sep 26, 2013
5:15pm - 7:00pm    |    Vanderbilt Hall, Room 206, 40 Washington Square South

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About the Event:

The Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, the Open Society Justice Initiative, and Just Security are pleased to invite you to our event on Surveillance, Privacy, and Freedom of Expression. At this timely panel discussion, three leading human rights advocates will speak about about the current state of surveillance, privacy, and freedom of expression around the world. Subjects addressed will include ways in which other countries balance national security and privacy, and steps the US could realistically take to bring its policies and practices into line with evolving international practice.

What: “Surveillance, Privacy, and Freedom of Expression”

When: Thursday, September 26th

5:15-7:00 PM, followed by a reception

Where: Room 206, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South (NYU School of Law)

Moderator: Prof. Philip Alston of NYU, co-chair, NYU Center for Human Rights and Global Justice


          Alexander Abdo, Staff Attorney for the ACLU’s National Security Project.

Frank LaRue, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression, who presented his report on surveillance, privacy and FOE to the UN Human Rights Council in June 2013.  

Katitza Rodriguez, International Rights Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation, works on international privacy issues, with special emphasis on law enforcement, government surveillance, and cross border data flows.

Please note that a valid ID and RSVP are required for entry to the event.

Please RSVP to Audrey Watne by September 25th. The event will be followed by a brief reception.

Download the event flyer [PDF].

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