On Wednesday, February 17, The Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law at Stanford and the Center for International Governance Innovation will present an all-day conference entitled “New Alliances in Cybersecurity, Human Rights and Internet Governance.” The conference will discuss the challenges of creating a regime of internet governance that pays attention to security and human rights in the digital context.

Carl Bildt, former Prime Minister & Foreign Minister of Sweden, and Marc Andreessen, co-founder of Netscape and Andreessen Horowitz are the scheduled keynote speakers. Other speakers for the event include Michael McFaul (Director, FSI), Eileen Donahoe (Human Rights Watch/FSI), Sir David Omand (former Director, GCHQ, UK), Michael Chertoff (former Secretary of Homeland Security, USA) and Marietje Schaake (Member of the European Parliament).