[A2k] Launched! Americas Dialogue by the RELE-OAS

Carolina Rossini carolina.rossini at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 14:23:55 PDT 2021


Hi Renata,

Good to hear from you. That is a good feedback, and we will add info in the
site. All the partners are supporting the Dialogue only in kind.

I copy Pedro and Melissa from RELE for specific follow-up.

C


On Mon, Sep 20, 2021 at 3:50 PM Renata Avila <renata.avila.pinto at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Carol!
>
> Out of curiosity, who is funding the effort?
>
> There is no information about it.  Only "partners".
> Also,
>
> And we all know how Big Tech loves to fund this kind of effort, and how
> strained of resources and out of credibility the OAS is.
> I think walking the talk of transparency and publishing the funders would
> be nice.
>
> R
>
> On Mon, 20 Sept 2021 at 21:16, Carolina Rossini <
> carolina.rossini at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Dear colleagues,
>>
>>
>> It is a pleasure to share some info on a project I have been working on.
>> The Office of the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression
>> <https://www.oas.org/pt/cidh/expressao/> of the Inter-American Commission
>> on Human Rights has today launched the Dialogue of the Americas on
>> Internet
>> Freedom of Expression
>> <https://www.americasdialogue.org/pt/dialogo-das-americas/>, a dialogue
>> that aims to be open, multilingual, and multisectoral. We invite you to
>> attend the welcome video of Mr. Pedro Vaca here, the Rapporteur
>> <https://youtu.be/NQhWf3kKs14>.
>>
>>
>> Thus, I encourage you to review the Dialogue platform
>> <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/americas-dialogue/> and participate
>> in
>> its activities and consultations. The purpose of the Dialogue
>> <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/about-the-dialogue/#objectives>, in
>> addition to listening to voices from across the American hemisphere and
>> systematizing the level of consensus and dissent - from experts to
>> non-experts, because we are all affected by what happens online - is to
>> create and suggest an action plan to the IACHR as well as encouraging
>> various public and private actors to commit to a better digital ecosystem.
>>
>>
>> This Dialogue responds to a mandate
>> <
>> https://www.oas.org/es/CIDH/jsForm/?File=/es/cidh/prensa/comunicados/2021/026.asp
>> >
>> from the beginning of this year related to guaranteeing the right to
>> freedom of expression on the internet; In turn, 3 thematic axes have been
>> selected on which the Dialogue will be based:
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Deterioration of the Public Debate
>>    <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/deterioration-of-public-debate/>
>>    -
>>
>>    Internet Content Moderation
>>    <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/content-moderation/>
>>    -
>>
>>    Digital Literacy for the development of civic skills.
>>    <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/digital-literacy/>
>>
>>
>> During the next 8 weeks, from September 20, 2021, various open and online
>> activities and consultations are open to everyone. Read more about the
>> Dialogue phases here
>> <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/about-the-dialogue/#phases>.
>>
>> We invite you to contribute and participate in the following initial
>> activities:
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Deterioration of the Public Debate:
>>    <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/deterioration-of-public-debate/>
>>
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Reading the Concept Note
>>    -
>>
>>    Contribution of materials to the Knowledge Center
>>    -
>>
>>    Listen to interviews with experts on the subject
>>    -
>>
>>    Survey, followed by Discussion Forums
>>    -
>>
>>    Referring situations and cases to the Reports section for Monitoring
>> and
>>    Analysis
>>
>>
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Content Moderation on the Internet:
>>    <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/content-moderation/>
>>
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Reading the Concept Note
>>    -
>>
>>    Contribution of materials to the Knowledge Center
>>    -
>>
>>    Listen to interviews with experts on the subject
>>    -
>>
>>    Opinion polls
>>    -
>>
>>    Referring situations and cases to the Reports section for Monitoring
>> and
>>    Analysis
>>
>>
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Digital Literacy oriented for the development of civic skills:
>>    <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/digital-literacy/>
>>
>>
>>    -
>>
>>    Reading the Concept Note
>>    -
>>
>>    Contribution of materials to the Knowledge Center
>>    -
>>
>>    Listen to interviews with experts on the subject
>>    -
>>
>>    Survey, followed by Discussion Forums
>>    -
>>
>>    Referring situations and cases to the Reports section for Monitoring
>> and
>>    Analysis
>>
>>
>> Finally, the Dialogue provides a Newsletter
>> <https://www.americasdialogue.org/en/about-the-dialogue/> to which you
>> can
>> subscribe with alerts and news, as well as social media (Facebook
>> <https://www.facebook.com/RELE.CIDH>, Twitter
>> <https://twitter.com/RELE_CIDH>, YouTube <http://youtube>) so that you
>> can
>> learn more about the Dialogue and other RELE activities.
>>
>> RELE also provides the email cidhreledialogo at oas.org for questions.
>>
>> Greetings,
>>
>> C
>>
>> *__Carolina A. Rossini, JD, LLM, MBA*
>> *Skype:* carolina.rossini_2 | Twitter: @carolinarossini
>> https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolinarossini/
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