This Wednesday, we invite you to attend the projection of the movie Foreveryone.net, and Renata Avile’s and Slobodan Marković’s talk about future and genesis of internet.
Renata Avila (Guatemala) is a lawyer working in the field of international law and an advocate of digital rights. Specialized in Intellectual Property and Technology, her work focuses on the of cross-cutting points in human rights, information, technological changes and differences between the global north and south. As a lawyer in Guatemala, Avila has represented victims of genocide and other human rights abuses, including the prominent Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigobert Menchu Tum. As part of her long-standing commitment to Internet and Human Rights, along with the world-renowned inventor Sir Tim Berners Lee, she leads a global campaign to protect human rights in the digital age in more than seventy-five countries. Avila is a member of the Creative Commons Committee, the Trustee of the Courage Foundation - an organization that provides assistance to the risk drivers - and a member of the Diem25 Advisory Board, exploring the potential of decentralized technologies in Europe. She is currently based in Belgrade and Guatemala and is writing a book on digital colonialism and advises the Web Foundation on new digital equity strategies. Renata also represents civil society in the OECD Digital Economy Committee.