2020 Conference on
Combating Hate and Discrimination

Implementing Strategy and Plans of Action to Address Hate and Discrimination

2020. 9. 17.(Thur.)
The Westin Chosun Seoul

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September 17th (Thur.)
Time Program
09:30~10:00 Registration
10:00~10:35 Opening
Video on the NHRCK's Activities to Combat Hate and Discrimination and Legislate Equality Law
[Welcoming Remark]
Young-ae Choi Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission of Korea
[Congratulatory Remarks]
Eamon Gilmore EU Special Representative for Human Rights
Rosalind Croucher Chair of the Asia Pacific Forum of NHRIs
(Chair of Australian Human Rights Commission)
Group Photo
10:35~11:20 Keynote
Hate and Discrimination, Challenge and role of the human rights community
Moonja Jeong Standing Commissioner, NHRCK
The United Nations Strategy and Plan of Action on Hate Speech: objectives and key commitments
Maria Westergren UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect
LK Corea dialogue Speakings EU action on racism and xenophobia
Louisa Klingvall European Commission - DG JUSTICE - Policy Officer
11:20~11:30 Break Time
11:30~13:00 Session 1 International Human Rights Laws Regulating Hate and Discrimination, and the Trends
Young-sook Cho Ambassador for Gender Equality
Contributions and limits of international human rights law in combating hate speech
César Castelain Political counsellor, French Embassy to the Republic of Korea
International Human Rights Laws Regulating Hate and Discrimination, and the Trends
Philip Turner Ambassador of New Zealand to the Republic of Korea
Hate and Discrimination: International Standards from the Perspective of UN Committee on economic, social and cultural rights(CESCR)
Heisoo Shin Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural rights
NHRCK/EU Joint Conference on Hate Speech and Discrimination
Nikesh Mehta Deputy Ambassador of British Embassy Seoul
13:00~14:30 Lunch
14:30~16:20 Session 2 Good Policies, Practices and Challenges, focused on Legislation of Comprehensive Anti-Discrimination Laws
Chanun Park Standing Commissioner, NHRCK
Promotion of Equality in Denmark
Maria Ventegodt Liisberg Danish Institute for Human Rights
Find out How to deal with Hate and Discrimination in Equalization Act.
Kang-ja Jung Co-Chair, Special Committee on Anti-haterd and Discrimination / NHRCK
For an Equal Society where no one is left behind or excluded
Eun-soon Choi Attorney at law, DIKE Law Firm
Hate speech online and human rights
Milena Santerini National Coordinator against Antisemitism - Presidency of Council of
Road to Equality : Success and Challenges of the Equality and Non-discrimination law
Minhee Ryu Attorney at law, Korean Bar Association
16:20~16:30 Break Time
16:30~18:05 Session 3 Measures to Address Hate and Discrimination in Social Media and Information Communication Technologies
John Bogaerts Head of Political, Press and Information Section, EU Delegation to
the Republic of Korea
Direction of Kakao’s policy to respond to hate speech
Joung-ah Son Vice President, KAKAO Corporation
European Measures to Address Hate and Discrimination in Social Media and Information Communication Technologies
Tarlach McGonagle Information Law Professor - Chair in Media Law & Information Society
at Leiden University
A Study on the Online and Offline Hate Speech and its Regulation In Korea and Japan
Hyeungseob Son Professor in Law, Kyungsung University
How to combat hate speech in social media without sacrificing freedom of expression?
Paivi Korpisaari Professor in Communication Law, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law
Combating hate speech on social media platforms
Minjeong Kim Professor in Media and Communication, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
18:05~18:20 Closing
Oral Statement
[Closing Remarks]
※ This program is subject to change without notice.
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