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Enrico Calandro

Enrico Calandro

Co-Director, Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa, University of Cape Town

Enrico Calandro is the Co-Director of the Cybersecurity Capacity Centre for Southern Africa at the University of Cape Town and a Senior Research Associate at Research ICT Africa. In June 2018, he was appointed as a Member of the Advisory Board of the Global Forum on Cyber Expertise, and since December 2019, he is a member of the Technical Advisory Panel of the Constellation of Cybersecurity Capacity Centres. Enrico Calandro holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration specialising in telecommunications policy, from the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town. He is a recipient of the Open Technology Fund fellowship on Information controls, the Amy Mahan scholarship award for the advancement of ICT policy in Africa, and the UNDESA fellowship for international cooperation.


International Cybersecurity and Human Rights: A Primer

The session aims to introduce to the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) how human rights have been addressed in the context of the multilateral cyber processes, the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) and the Open-Ended Working Group (OEWG), and the norms of responsible state behavior such instruments contain.