Council of Europe strengthens cooperation with digital sector

17 November 2020 Strasbourg

Two new companies and one organisation today joined the Council of Europe Partnership with the digital sector aimed at promoting respect for human rights, democracy and the rule of law on the internet: BT, IBM and the Internet Society (ISOC). To formalise their accession to the partnership,...

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Cooperation with the International Communications Consultancy Organisation

4 June 2020 Strasbourg

Patrick Penninckx, Head of the Information Society Department addressed the ICCO European meeting on June 4th. In his online presentation to the members of the International Communications Consultancy Organisation, the speaker described the organisational priorities during and after the pandemic....

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Council of Europe co-operation with IT sector: five new partners

6 February 2020 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Deputy Secretary General, Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, today exchanged letters with Element AI, ICCO, IEEE, Intel and RIPE NCC and thus formally associated themselves with the co-operation framework established in November 2017 to promote respect for human rights online....

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TC-INF: exchange of views with internet companies

18 June 2019 Strasbourg

Representatives from a number of internet and telecommunication companies, with which the Secretary General exchanged letters regarding co-operation with the Organisation, took part in an exchange of views with delegations in the framework of the TC-INF. Opening the meeting, the Secretary General...

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Council of Europe official to speak at a key internet governance event in Berlin.

31 May 2019 Strasbourg

The 3rd Global Conference of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network took place on June 3-5, 2019, in Berlin. Organised in partnership with the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, the forum benefited from the institutional support of the Council of Europe, European Commission,...

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The Council of Europe partnership with business to protect human rights showcased at RIPE

22 May 2019 Reykjavik

Patrick Penninckx, the head of the Information Society Department of the Council of Europe, addressed the RIPE forum, a network of European internet operators, on May 22 in Reykjavik. One year after the first meeting of a special cooperation format between the Council of Europe and business...

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TC-INF addresses AI related challenges to human rights, democracy and the rule of law

10 September 2018 Strasbourg, France

Ambassador Corina Călugăru, Permanent Representative of the Republic of Moldova and Thematic Co-ordinator on Information Policy (TC-INF) invited Committee of Ministers delegations to an informal briefing on Council of Europe’s involvement in addressing emerging challenges and opportunities...

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Council of Europe co-operation with IT sector: two new partners

23 May 2018 Strasbourg

The Council of Europe's Secretary General, Thorbjørn Jagland, today signed collaboration agreements - in the form of an exchange of letters – with the European Internet Service Providers Association (EuroISPA) and the IT security and performance firm Cloudflare to promote respect for human...

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