The events in Odessa at 19 February 2020

How to regulate the Internet: discussion and presentation of research

19 February 2020, 13:00
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place: Co-working center "Impact Hub Odessa" (1A Grecheskaya street)

Do I need to regulate the online space or it must remain free from any government influences? This question becomes relevant legislative initiatives of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. To determine the positive and negative impacts of such initiatives, Internews Ukraine developed an Index of regulation of online-space and evaluated according to its methodology, the draft laws "On mass media" and "misinformation". On 17 February in Lviv, we will present the first conclusions of the study. We invite you to take part in the presentation and discuss with us the resonant draft laws.  Where: city, Impact Hub, vul. Greek 1A (entrance from the street Yuri Olesha)  When: Wednesday, 19 Feb 2020 13:00 In discussion will take part: ✔ Vitaliy Moroz, head of new media programmes NGO “Internews-Ukraine”, ✔ Paul Moses, Director of legal Affairs of the NGO “Internews-Ukraine”, During the presentation the participants will discuss the challenges for the development of the free Internet in Ukraine, the findings of the first evaluation Index methodology and the likelihood of adoption of two bills in Parliament. Check the link  Contacts: Catherine Kunitsky, The project "Index of regulation of the Internet as a tool of advocacy for Ukraine" is being implemented by the NGO "Internews-Ukraine" and is funded by the U.S. Agency for international development (USAID) and executed by the international organization Internews.

The poster of the event — How to regulate the Internet: discussion and presentation of research in Co-working center "Impact Hub Odessa"