Six civil society organizations with outstanding expertise on freedom of expression and privacy issues in the ICT sector add their diverse perspectives and expertise to the GNI community.
“GNI welcomes WOUGNET’s policy advocacy and gender perspective on the use of technology, which will enrich our endeavors to protect the rights of freedom of expression and privacy around the world,” said GNI Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg.
“Ericsson's membership is a testament to their corporate commitment to protect and advance freedom of expression and privacy globally, bringing valuable expertise on vendor-specific issues on ICT and human rights to GNI,” said GNI Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg. Ericsson joins after participating as an observer.
GFMD is an international network of around 200 members working across 70 countries to provide an international platform for journalism support and media development practitioners to interact with donors, governments, opinion leaders, and the wider public in order to advocate for media development as a primary pillar for social, economic, and political progress.
BNP Paribas Asset Management has been a major player in sustainable investment since 2002.
“Our work in Latin America and other regions will greatly benefit from R3D’s expertise, particularly around surveillance. R3D’s membership demonstrates GNI’s continued expansion in the Global South,” said Judith Lichtenberg, GNI Executive Director.
During their observer year, the Wikimedia Foundation will join GNI's policy and learning activities, strengthening our efforts to protect and promote freedom of expression and privacy in the ICT sector.
GNI is pleased to welcome NetBlocks, a recognized expert in tracking network disruptions and online censorship, to the civil society constituency.
GNI is thrilled to announce that BT plc has joined GNI after participating as an observer during the past year. BT agrees to adhere to the GNI Principles and Implementation Guidelines, which provide a framework for responding to government requests and restrictions in a manner that protects and advances freedom of expression and privacy.
GNI Executive Director Judith Lichtenberg said, “ISF’s experience engaging with companies, governments, and civil society alike, at both the international and local levels, has proven them a key actor for global digital rights.”