15th Young Faces Conference: “Use and Abuse of Electronic Surveillance”
This year’s programme will develop participants’ understanding of the issues surrounding the use of electronic surveillance; explore international standards and best practices in balancing the need for electronic surveillance with human rights. At the end of the programme, the participants will be informed about improved strategies on dealing with the challenges of safeguarding human rights in the context of protecting national security.
Specific topics and skill areas that will be covered include:
- Relevant actors involved in the use of electronic surveillance,
- The levels of protection against the illegal use of surveillance and the main challenges of safeguarding human rights while protecting national security
- The legal and political frameworks for the legitimate use of electronic surveillance
The School is organised by DCAF and co-funded by DCAF and the Swiss Ministry of Defence.
All documents must be submitted in English and should be formatted using Microsoft Word.
- Be willing to commit to actively participate in all Network activities:
- Be available to participate in a four-day workshop (to be organised from 20 to 23 October 2015 in Bled, Slovenia);
- Be available to take part in an interactive online classroom environment and an online preparatory session in form of a webinar (for this, participants need access to the Internet) and;
- Be prepared to engage in research aimed at developing a 1’500 – 2’000 word policy paper (assignment).