Freedom Online Conference VI: San Jose 2016  by the Numbers

A quick (numerical) guide to the San Jose Freedom Online Conference 2016, 17-18 October.

ONE

1 joint statement on network shutdowns planned by the FOC

ONE

1 White Paper on people centered approach to transparency online published.

TWENTY

20 Sessions to enhance the ongoing multistakeholder exchange on how to address the challenges, opportunities and potential of free and accessible online channels and platforms for political, social and economic development

THIRTY/THIRTEEN

30 FOC governments endorse the approach of Working Group on an Internet Free and Secure in its 13 Recommendations on a Rights-Based Approach to Cybersecurity.  In addition, thus far two FOC members (Canada, and the United States) also have publicly expressed support individually for the recommendations.

SIXTY-TWO

62 civil society participants supported to attend the VI annual Freedom Online Conference in Costa Rica.

SEVENTY-TWO

72 experts from all over the world brought in to speak over 4 tracks of the Conference.

TWO HUNDRED/FORTY-SEVEN

200 participants from 47 countries attended the Conference

ZERO

No FOC states imprisoned journalists for their work on or offline in last press freedom census 

ZERO

No FOC states shut down Internet or mobile services in 2016