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Together at RightsCon Tunis, our first summit hosted in the Middle East and North Africa, more than 2500 expert practitioners will come together across over 400 sessions to shape, contribute to, and drive forward the global agenda for the future of our human rights.

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Thursday, June 13 • 3:45pm - 5:00pm
Mapping safety and security challenges between human rights defenders and funders

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During this interactive session, we will be discussing different real-life situations that take place between government officials, other funders and human rights defenders. With input from the audience, we will discuss the potential threats that surface in this donor-grantee relationship and that need further guidance on how to mitigate risks.

avatar for Lisa Vermeer

Lisa Vermeer

Senior Policy Officer, Dutch MFA
Senior Policy Advisor on Human Rights and InternetDutch Focal Point for the Freedom Online CoalitionManaging Dutch Internet Freedom project portfolio Human Rights FundFormer advisor to Dutch MPs on EU Justice and Home affairs, former research fellow at the Scientific Council for Government... Read More →


Timo S Koster

Ambassador for Security Policy & Cyber, MFA Netherlands

Mohamed Sameh

International Relations Advisor, Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF)

Wieke Meilink

Coordinator Digital Integrity Fellowship, DDP, DDP

Thursday June 13, 2019 3:45pm - 5:00pm BST
Carthage 1 (Laico)