Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Multilateral Affairs
Moses Owiny is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Multilateral Affairs (CfMA). The CfMA is a platform that seeks to aid policy thinking as well as contribute to research and body of knowledge, integrating global south perspectives in domestic, regional and global policy discourses. His most recent research work focused on the following: Cybersecurity and state capacity in Uganda, an assessment of how internet shutdowns undermine Cyberstability in DR Congo, Tanzania and Uganda as well as on the influence of cyber norms in fostering Uganda’s bi-lateral and multilateral relations for responsible state behavior in the cyberspace. In June 2021, he served as an external Co-Chair and Programme Committee member for the 10th edition of RightsCon - the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age under the category ‘Cyber Norms, Accountability, and Practice’.
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.