PROTECTING AND ADVANCING FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
AND PRIVACY IN THE ICT SECTOR

OUR WORK

Four interlocking rings

GNI helps companies respect freedom of expression and privacy rights when faced with  government pressure to hand over user data, remove content, or restrict communications.

OUR MEMBERS

We are a growing alliance of Internet and telecom-munications companies, human rights and press freedom groups, investors, and academic institutions from around the world.

OUR IMPACT

From advancing accountability to advocating for laws and policies that protect free expression and privacy rights worldwide, our members are working together to get results.

 OUR LATEST

Request for Proposals: Research on Emerging Regulation on Corporate Human Rights Risk Assessment/Due Diligence

November 21, 2022|feature, media releases|

Overview The Global Network Initiative (GNI) was established in 2008, bringing together information and communication technology (ICT) companies, civil society organizations, academics, and investors working to enhance respect for freedom of expression and privacy in [...]
Jason PielemeierGNI has announced an exciting transition in organizational leadership. Judith Lichtenberg, who has served admirably as Executive Director since 2015, will move on from her role as of the end of June. The Board unanimously appointed Jason Pielemeier, who previously served as GNI’s Deputy Director and Policy Director, as its new Executive Director
“Jason is a globally recognized expert on the issues at the core of GNI’s mission, including freedom of expression, privacy rights, and the business and human rights landscape,” said Agustina Del Campo, GNI Board Vice Chair. “He has demonstrated tremendous leadership during his five years with GNI. His familiarity with the organization and with the challenges facing members will enable him to help GNI reach new heights. We look forward to seeing where Jason can take the organization.” Read more in the announcement.

OUR MEMBERS, FELLOWS & OBSERVERS

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University2022-01-12T00:22:00+00:00
BNP Paribas Asset Management2022-01-12T00:22:30+00:00
Centre for Communications Governance at National Law University, Delhi2022-01-12T00:23:35+00:00
Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información (CELE)2022-01-12T00:24:00+00:00
Change.org 2018/03/12 at 3:16 pm2022-01-12T00:24:11+00:00
Foundation for Media Alternatives2022-01-12T00:28:47+00:00
Frontiir Joins to the Global Network Initiative as an Observer2022-11-30T20:27:45+00:00
Fundación Internet Bolivia2022-01-12T00:29:13+00:00
George Washington University Law School2022-01-12T00:29:31+00:00
Global Forum for Media Development2022-01-12T00:29:39+00:00
Human Rights Institute at the University of Connecticut2022-01-12T00:30:44+00:00
Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety2022-01-12T00:31:17+00:00
Internet Freedom Foundation2022-01-12T00:31:36+00:00
L’École Supérieure de Journalisme, des Métiers de l’Internet et de la Communication2022-03-03T18:34:58+00:00
Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales (R3D)2022-01-12T00:36:06+00:00
Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)2022-01-12T16:39:24+00:00
Evelyn Aswad2022-01-12T00:28:06+00:00
Richard Danbury2022-01-12T16:16:27+00:00
Eileen Donahoe2022-01-12T16:14:13+00:00
Caroline Kaeb2022-01-12T16:13:10+00:00
Deirdre Mulligan2022-01-12T16:14:01+00:00
K.S. Park2022-01-12T16:15:44+00:00
Meg Roggensack2022-01-12T16:16:08+00:00
Ernest Wilson2022-01-12T16:14:53+00:00