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PCF-IV.2-InternetGv   IV.2. Information society and Internet governance

Narrative (Work Plan)
01/01/2015 - 31/12/2017
JP Active  
Coordinating DG:
Directorate General of Human Rights and Rule of Law
1 100 000
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    Intervention Logic Performance Indicators Sources of Verification Assumptions
    Overall Objectives
    (51 Activities) Narrative
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    Project Purpose 1      2015/DG I/JP/3268   Protecting internet freedom through legislation and arrangements for multi-stakeholder dialogue - Georgia 400 000 
    To enhance good governance in the digital age through increased protection of human rights and rule of law on the Internet.
    Sound Internet governance and human rights policies in accordance with the CoE standards are considered by the national authorities.  National legal framework concerning Internet
    Council of Europe documents and monitoring reports
    Media reports
     
    Political stability
    Government’s commitment to human rights, rule of law and multi-stakeholder principle will continue
     
    Expected Result 1.1 Increased compliance of national legal frameworks and policies with CoE standards on freedom of expression (including the right to receive and to impart information, protection of journalists and bloggers, protection and promotion of freedom of expression on privately operated internet platform, etc);
    A legal review of Internet legislation and a recommendations report is delivered

    CoE website
    Reports of the national partners
    Web sites of the national partners
    Media reports
     
    The Government and Parliament take note of and implement the CoE Recommendations
    Expected Result 1.2 Increased knowledge of relevant state authorities (government, parliament and judiciary) about Council of Europe Internet governance and human rights standards (Internet governance principles, freedom of expression, public service value of the internet, net neutrality, etc), and related European Court of Human Rights case-law;
    Internet governance and human rights presentations are delivered

    Participants in these workshops are more able to deal with Internet governance and human rights policies

    Participants’ feedback reports
    List of participants
     
    State authorities nominate suitable participants in the workshops
    Expected Result 1.3 Increased knowledge and awareness of Internet users about available remedies and redress when human rights online are violated (CoE Guide of the Human Rights of Internet Users);
    Four debates with civil society, media, NGOs representative are held
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    The Guide on the Human Rights of Internet Users is available to general public in local language.

    List of participants
    Reports of the debates
    Media reports/ press releases
    CoE officials websites, and local NGOs websites in Georgia
    Copies of the Guide published in local languages
     
    Civil society, NGOs, media representatives participate actively and into a significant number to the Internet rights debates
    Expected Result 1.4 Increased commitment of Internet service providers to protect human rights online in conformity with CoE related standards;
    ISPs are more able to respect and protect human rights on Internet

    Human rights guidelines adopted in Georgia
     
    ISPs take part actively and into a significant number to the debates on Internet governance and human rights
    ISPs are willing to discuss and adopt the human rights frame guiding their work
    Expected Result 1.5 Internet governance policies are prepared and debated through a multi-stakeholder national Internet Governance Forum
    Georgian IGF is established

    Government reports, participants reports, media reports
     
    Georgian government maintain its interest to build the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance decision-making in their country
    Expected Result 1.6 Enhanced participation of key Georgian stakeholders in the international Internet governance and human rights debates: Internet Governance Forum (IGF), European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG).
    Georgian Internet stakeholders are represented in the international events like IGF, EuroDIG, etc

    Mission reports of the Georgian participants in the international events
     
    There is an high interest of national stakeholders to become part of the international Internet governance and human rights debate
    Project Purpose 2      2015/DG I/JP/3269   Strengthening the respect for human rights in the implementation of the Republic of Moldova’s Digital Agenda 400 000 
    To increase awareness and respect for human rights, in particular freedom of expression and private life, in developing the information society in the Republic of Moldova. Sound Internet governance (IG) and human rights perspectives in accordance with the CoE standards are considered by the national authorities in the implementation of the national strategy “Digital Moldova 2020”.  National authorities reports
    Council of Europe documents and monitoring reports
    Media reports
     
    Stable national political and security situation Government’s commitment to human rights, rule of law and multi-stakeholder principle will remain unchanged 
    Expected Result 2.1 National authorities have increased knowledge about CoE adopted standards on human rights and internet and make use of this knowledge in the implementation of the national information society development strategy, Digital Moldova 2020;
    Internet governance and human rights workshops are held
    Participants in these workshops are more able to deal with Internet governance and human rights policies

    CoE website
    Reports of the national partners
    Web sites of the national partners
    Media reports
     
    Representatives of public authorities actively participate in the IG workshops.
    Expected Result 2.2 Internet users in general and children and youth in particular have an increased awareness and capacity to monitor the respect of their human rights on Internet.
    Three debates with civil society, media, NGOs representative are held
    The Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users is available to general public in the national language; an adapted version for children is prepared and translated.

    CoE website, other NGOs websites
    Participants’ feedback reports
    List of participants
    Copies of the Guide published in the national language
     
    Civil society, NGOs, media representatives participate actively and into a significant number to the Internet rights debates
    Expected Result 2.3 Internet service providers (ISPs)have increased commitment to human rights in line with the CoE Human Rights Guidelines for ISPs;
    A significant number of ISPs adapt their Terms of services respecting the CoE Human Rights Guidelines for ISPs

    List of participants
    Reports of the debates
    Media reports/ press releases
     
    ISPs take part actively and into a significant number to the debates on Internet governance and human rights; ISPs are willing to discuss and adopt the human rights frame guiding their work.
    Expected Result 2.4 An Internet governance forum, which empowers decision-making in Internet governance based on the multi-stakeholder principle, is established in the Republic of Moldova.
    A national Internet Governance Forum is established and made financially sustainable; open and transparent appointment of major stakeholders to the national Internet Governance Forum

    Government reports, participants reports, media reports, other meetings reports
     
    The government maintain its interest to build the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance decision-making in their country and to take part in the international IG dialogue.
    Project Purpose 3      2015/DG I/JP/3270   Enhancing respect for the protection of human rights online through capacity building, regional co-operation and participation to global Internet governance policies shaping 300 000 
    To increase the knowledge and understanding of IG stakeholders in EaP countries about the new technologies/ Internet policies and practices vis-à-vis human rights standards of the CoE Significant improvement in IG policy making in EaP countries  Council of Europe documents and monitoring reports
    Media reports
     
    A significant number of IG academia and experts are willing to take part in the programme, also a continuous interest from EaP countries IG stakeholders is maintained 
    Expected Result 3.1 A partnership and exchanges with the European Summer School on Internet Governance (EuroSSIG) are established.
    Contacts with EuroSSIG are established

    Partnership agreement
    Meetings and mission reports
     
    The interest from EuroSSIG to cooperate with CoE in this project is maintained
    Expected Result 3.2 Summer/winter internet governance schools are organised annually for a minimum of 6 participants from each of the EaP countries;
    Campus fellows and faculty members count at least 30, respectively 20 participants.

    Curricula
    Meetings reports
    Participants lists
     
    Interest from all IG stakeholders in EaP countries to take part in capacity building is maintained and it is balanced.
    Expected Result 3.3 Experts from all EaP countries have increased knowledge and capacity to represent their countries, and to take part in regional and global internet governance policy-making;
    Experts taking part in the campus are integrated in the national IG multi-stakeholders dialogues and policies

    Feedback reports from the campus participants
     
    EaP Governments/ Parliaments make use of the experts and knowledge of the IG campus participants
    Expected Result 3.4 The development of national internet policies that take into consideration the related human rights aspects;
    The Internet laws and policies in the EaP countries are improved following the transfer of knowledge

    Media reports
     
    Human rights aspects are considered in Internet national legislation and policies
    Expected Result 3.5 Increased participation of EaP countries in the regional/global internet multi-stakeholder dialogue;
    EaP countries are represented in regional/ international IG Forums

    Reports of global/ regional/national Internet forums
    Media reports
     
    EaP IG stakeholders are willing, afford or find solutions to take part in regional/ international Internet governance Forums



     
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