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Freedom Online Coalition
10th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting

To mark the Freedom Online Coalition’s (FOC) 10th anniversary, Finland, as the Chair, is organising a virtual FOC 10th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting on 3 December 2021, hosted by Pekka Haavisto, the Finnish Minister for Foreign Affairs. The Ministerial, the culmination of Finland’s FOC Chairship, is an important opportunity to raise the visibility of the Coalition and to set the FOC's goals and vision for the 2020s.


About the coalition

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) is a group of 34 governments working together to support Internet freedom and protect fundamental human rights – free expression, association, assembly, and privacy online – worldwide.

At its 10-year anniversary in 2021, the FOC continues to perform a range of crucial functions: issuing joint statements, sharing policy approaches to complex issues, exchanging views on strategy, engaging with Internet stakeholders and planning participation in relevant forums.
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engage with the foc

To join the discussion in the lead up to and during the Freedom Online Conference 2021, follow the Freedom Online Coalition's twitter account @FO_Coalition. We will be sharing updates on the programme, key speakers and highlights throughout the Conference as stakeholders from government, civil society, private sector and academia gather to discuss human rights online in the 2020s.

The FOC is also active on LinkedIn, and by visiting the Coalition's website you can subscribe to receive updates on outputs, events and upcoming activities.