Sejal ParmarThe Global Network Initiative (GNI) welcomes Sejal Parmar in her independent capacity as a member of the GNI academic constituency.

Dr. Parmar is a lecturer at the School of Law at the University of Sheffield where she is also Director of the Human Rights Forum, Deputy Director of Sheffield Centre for International and European Law, and a Fellow at the Centre for Freedom of the Media. She is also a visiting professor at the Central European University in Vienna, where she was previously a tenured Assistant Professor, and a fellow at its Center on Media, Data and Society.

“GNI has a valuable role in providing a multistakeholder process of international human rights law-based accountability under the framework of the GNI Principles and Implementation Guidelines. I look forward to working with other members to promote the respect of human rights, particularly freedom of expression and privacy, by technology companies,” said Dr. Parmar.

“GNI will greatly benefit from Dr. Parmar’s expertise in international human rights law, particularly in the area of freedom of expression,” said GNI Executive Director, Judith Lichtenberg.

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