IRIS Actions / SMSI / Droits de l'homme - Human Rights

Shirin Ebadi as Civil Society Speaker for WSIS Tunis Opening Ceremony
Nominated on October 12, 2005 by WSIS CS Human Rights Caucus
List of CS supports, as of October 20, 2005

WSIS CS Thematic and Regional Caucuses:
  1. ALC-CMSI (Latin American Civil Society Organizations at WSIS)
  2. African Caucus (ACSIS: African Civil Society for the Information Society)
  3. Asia Pacific Family
  4. Community Media Working Group
  5. Cultural Diversity Caucus
  6. Disability Caucus
  7. Education, Academia and Research Taskforce
  8. European Caucus
  9. Financing Mechanisms Working Group
  10. Gender Caucus
  11. Grassroots Caucus
  12. Health and ICT Working Group
  13. Human Rights Caucus
  14. Internet Governance Caucus
  15. Media Caucus
  16. North American & European Family
  17. Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks (PCT) Working Group
  18. Privacy and Security Working Group
  19. West-Asia Family
  20. Youth Caucus
Worldwide and Regional CS Organizations and Coalitions:
  1. ALER (Asociación Latinoamericana de Educación Radiofónica), Latin America and the Caribbean
  2. Alfa-Redi, Latin America and the Caribbean
  3. ANND (Arab NGO Network for Development), Middle East and North Africa
  4. AMARC (Association Mondiale des Radiodiffuseurs Communautaires), Worldwide
  5. APC (Association for Progressive Communications), Worldwide
  6. Article 19, Worldwide
  7. CMIC/WFCN (Carrefour Mondial de l'Internet Citoyen), Worldwide
  8. CMRTV (Conseil Mondial de la Radio Télévision), Worldwide
  9. The Conference of NGOs (CONGO Board), Worldwide
  10. CPSR (Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility), Worldwide
  11. CRIS (Communication Rights in the Information Society), Worldwide
  12. EURAG (European Federation of Older Persons), Europe
  13. FIDH (Fédération Internationale des Ligues des Droits de l'Homme), Worldwide
  14. FIEM (International Foundation for the Children of the World), Worldwide
  15. FSFE (Free Software Foundation Europe), Europe
  16. FUNREDES (Fundación Redes y Desarrollo), Worldwide
  17. Front Line (International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders), Worldwide
  18. Heinrich Böll Foundation, Worldwide
  19. HIVOS (Humanistisch Instituut voor Ontwikkelingssamenwerking), Worldwide
  20. HRW (Human Rights Watch), Worldwide
  21. ICHRDD (Droits et Démocratie/Rights and Democracy), Worldwide
  22. IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions), Worldwide
  23. IFUW (International Federation of University Women), Worldwide
  24. Isis-WICCE (Isis-Women's International Cross Cultural Exchange), Worldwide
  25. IWTC (International Women's Tribune Centre), Worldwide
  26. Monitor de TIC en LAC de la Asociación para el Progreso de las Comunicaciones (APC), Latin America and the Caribbean
  27. OMCT (Organisation Mondiale Contre la Torture), Worldwide
  28. OneWorld International Foundation, Worldwide
  29. PEN Club, Worldwide
  30. SIGNIS (World Catholic Association for Communication), Worldwide
  31. Soroptimist International, Worldwide
  32. The Teresian Association, Worldwide
  33. WBU (World Blind Union), Worldwide
  34. WINGS (Women's International News Gathering Service), Worldwide
  35. WPFC (World Press Freedom Committee), Worldwide
National CS Organizations and Coalitions:
  1. AFNET (Association Francophone des utilisateurs du Net), France
  2. Alliance Rights, Nigeria
  3. CAPDA (Consortium d'Appui aux Actions pour la Promotion et le Développement de l'Afrique), Cameroon
  4. Capítulo Peruano - Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility (CPSR), Peru
  5. CEFEPROD (Centre Féminin pour la Promotion du Développement), Cameroon
  6. Community Media Network, Ireland
  7. Comunica-CH (Swiss CS Coalition for the Information Society), Switzerland
  8. CSDPTT (Coopération, Solidarité, Développement aux PTT), France
  9. Danish Institute for Human Rights, Denmark
  10. Disability Australia Ltd., Australia
  11. DR-DK (Digital Rights Denmark), Denmark
  12. FAMES (Forum des Femmes Africaines pour un Monde de l'Economie Solidaire), Senegal
  13. Fantsuam Foundation, Nigeria
  14. FFCWI (Foundation for Future Christian Workers International), Ghana
  15. Gender thematic team, Democratic Republic of Congo
  16. GLOCOM (Center for Global Communications, International University of Japan), Japan
  17. House of Culture and Sustainable Development, Iran
  18. IGP (Internet Governance Project), USA
  19. IP Justice, USA
  20. IRIS (Imaginons un Réseau Internet Solidaire), France
  21. ISOC-BG (Internet Society of Bulgaria), Bulgaria
  22. ITeM (Instituto del Tercer Mundo), Uruguay
  23. IT for Change, India
  24. JAC (Japan Accountability Caucus for the Beijing Conference), Japan
  25. Japan Women's Watch, Japan
  26. LaNeTa, Mexico
  27. LDV (Lagos Digital Village), Nigeria
  28. LTDH (Ligue Tunisienne des Droits de l'Homme), Tunisia
  29. Methodist University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  30. NEXUS Research Cooperative, Ireland
  31. Norwegian PEN, Norway
  32. Open Forum of Cambodia, Cambodia
  33. Ouvaton, France
  34. Pain pour le prochain, Switzerland
  35. People Who, USA
  36. RITS (Rede de Informações para o Terceiro Setor), Brazil
  37. UDC (Union for Democratic Communications), USA/Canada
  38. UNA-ANUV (United Nations Association of Venezuela), Venezuela
  39. UNA-DK (Danish United Nations Association), Denmark
  40. UNOY (United Nations of Youth, Network Nigeria), Nigeria
  41. Vérité-Action, Switzerland
  42. Village Suisse ONG, Cameroon/Switzerland
In their individual capacity (only people whose organization is not listed, or who are participating in WSIS in their individual capacity):
  1. Vittorio Bertola, Italy
  2. Harold L. Burstyn, USA
  3. Elizabeth Carll, USA
  4. Larbi Chouikha, Tunisia
  5. Ababacar Diop, Senegal
  6. Avri Doria, USA
  7. Alex Gakuru, Kenya
  8. Hiroko Hashimoto, Japan
  9. Jeanette Hofman, Germany
  10. Richard Jordan, USA
  11. Bertrand de La Chapelle, France
  12. Ken Lohento, Benin
  13. Françoise Massit-Folléa, France
  14. Tim McGinnis, Uganda
  15. Lee W. McKnight, USA
  16. Linda D. Misek-Falkoff, USA
  17. Francis Muguet, France
  18. Tracey Naughton, South Africa
  19. Claudia Padovani, Italy
  20. Joseph Sarr, Senegal

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