Where does transparency and open data sit when a government passes legislation that is so opaque and unclear that nobody really understands the implications of it? How do NGOs and civil society organisations such as ourselves operate when collaborating or receiving funding from foreign organisations may become prohibited? Come and find out more from this online event involving some of our fellow members in the UPR-coalition, featuring international and local experts on law and policy who will throw light on what this all means to organisations such as ourselves.
The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School and the Department of Asian and Policy Studies at The Education University of Hong Kong are co-organising the online seminar entitled “National Security Law: The way forward for civil society”.
Details are as follows:
Date: Saturday 1st August 2020
Time: 09:30 am – 11:30 am (GMT+8, Hong Kong Time)
Language: English (with sign language interpretation)
Venue: Zoom (streamed live, with the meeting ID and password sent to attendees)
Thomas Kellogg, Executive Director, Center for Asian Law, Georgetown Law, USA.
Simon Henderson, Head of Policy, Save the Children Australia, International human rights lawyer.
Elisabeth Wickeri, Executive Director, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice, Fordham Law School, USA.
Bonnie Leung, Human Right Advocate, former District Councillor and protest organiser, Hong Kong.
Wong Yik Mo, former Vice Convenor of Civil Human Rights Front
To register and and submit questions fill in the following form: https://trgt.ai/px6n5
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