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Sheetal Kumar

Sheetal Kumar

Head, Global Engagement and Advocacy, Global Partners Digital

As Head of Global Engagement and Advocacy, Sheetal leads GPD’s global engagement and advocacy portfolio across GPD’s policy areas with the aim to shape global policymaking processes so that they are more open, inclusive and transparent, and lead to policy outcomes that are human rights respecting. Sheetal holds an MSc in Media, Communications and Development from the London School of Economics and an MA in International Relations with French from the University of St Andrews.


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.