Censorship and the Right to Information during the Pandemic

29 September 2022, 14:00 – 15:00 UTC

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This webinar will examine global concerns regarding governmental repression of public health information related to the pandemic through use of criminal law and other means. Panelists will discuss the challenge of protecting freedom of expression and access to information during the pandemic, while addressing concerns regarding mis- and disinformation.

  • Chair, Dr. Vivi Stavrou, Executive Secretary, Committee for Freedom and Responsibility in Science, International Science Council
  • Mr. Joel Simon, Research Fellow, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University; former Executive Director, Committee to Protect Journalists
  • Dr. Michel Roberto de Souza, Public Policy Director, Derechos Digitales

Meeting materials

Webinar Series Program (pdf, 756 KB)

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