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Idan Ben Yakir

Idan Ben Yakir

Operations Associate, Global Network Initiative

Idan Ben Yakir is Global Network Initiative's Operations Associate. In this capacity, she supports the day-to-day operations of GNI and membership application process. She is also involved in grant projects to increase multistakeholder participation in the digital rights space and supports learning and policy events and activities. Idan has a range of human rights experience, including work in women’s health and transitional democracy. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University, where she graduated summa cum laude with a degree in International Relations and Art History.


Regulating (Dis)Content: How Human Rights Can Help Shape Government Content Regulation Efforts

In this session, representatives from a range of key stakeholders will come together to take a closer look at three important considerations for developing content regulation -- transparency, scope of application, and cross-border impacts -- and examine different approaches to each, in particular with respect to the implementation of the State duty to protect human rights in preventing possible infringements of the freedom of expression online.