Assistant Secretary for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski and Coordinator for Cyber Issues Christopher Painter will travel to Costa Rica October 15 to 18.
Assistant Secretary Malinowski will lead the U.S. delegation to the fifth Freedom Online Coalition Annual Conference in San José, where he will deliver remarks during the Conference’s opening plenary and participate on a panel discussing this year’s Internet freedom resolution adopted during the 32nd session of the UN Human Rights Council. Assistant Secretary Malinowski will be joined by Coordinator Painter who will deliver remarks on cybersecurity and Internet freedom; and moderate a panel on Internet shutdowns. They will be joined by other representatives from the Departments of State and Commerce. During the trip, the delegation will meet with representatives from government, business, civil society, and academia.
For updates on the U.S. Government’s human rights work, visit www.humanrights.gov, the DRL Twitter account @State_DRL, or A/S Malinowski’s Twitter account: @malinowski.Source: http://www.einnews.com/pr_news/349531136/western-hemisphere-assistant-secretary-malinowski-and-coordinator-painter-travel-to-costa-rica-for-the-freedom-online-coalition