Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum 2023

EngageMedia will kick off the year 2023 with the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Forum, a three-day regional forum that will create online and physical spaces for changemakers to further discuss and collaborate on solutions to the region’s most pressing digital rights issues today. The three-day regional forum on January 12 to 14, 2023, is the second group of events leading up to the Asia-Pacific Digital Rights Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand, in May 2023.
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January 12 & 13, 2023:
Online Forum

January 14, 2023:
In-Person Solidarity Events
in Bangkok, Dhaka, Jakarta,
Kuala Lumpur, and Manila

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Read the key takeaways from the digital rights discussions:

Indonesia Digital Rights Forum highlights need for intersectoral collaboration, learning from past movements
December 20, 2022
Challenges to internet freedom, free expression highlighted in Cambodia Digital Rights Forum
December 1, 2022
Philippine Digital Rights Forum: Digital rights advocates stress need for cross-sectoral collaboration to address shared challenges
November 11, 2022
Thailand Digital Rights Forum: State surveillance, stifling laws impact digital rights and public trust in key institutions
November 4, 2022


Santosh Sigdel
Chairperson and Founding Member
Digital Rights Nepal
Saritha Irugalbandara
Social Media Analyst - Gender and Sexuality
Hashtag Generation
Darshatha Gamage
Head of Programmes
Hashtag Generation
Elonnai Hickok
Managing Director
Global Network Initiative
Smera Jayadeva
Research Assistant in Data Justice and Global Ethical Futures
Alan Turing Institute
Teguh Aprianto
Ethical Hacker Indonesia





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