Lisa Horner is Head of Research and Policy at Global Partners & Associates, a social purpose company based in the UK that works on human rights, democracy and governance. Lisa is currently coordinating the Freedom of Expression Project: a major international research and policy initiative which is examining how to build a global digital communications environment that is open, empowering and that supports human rights. She has worked in an advisory capacity on human rights and internet issues for a range of initiatives and has authored a number of papers, including a recent report on ICTs and Human Rights for the European Parliament. Lisa also chairs the Dynamic Coalition on Internet Rights and Principles, an international multi-stakeholder network of individuals and organisations working to uphold human rights in and through internet governance.
Lisa Horner is Head of Research and Policy at Global Partners & Associates a social purpose company based in the UK that works on human rights, democracy and governance issues. Lisa’s expertise lies in human rights and communications from an international development perspective. She is currently coordinating the Freedom of Expression Project: a major international research and policy initiative which is working to ensure that digital communications protect and advance human rights to the fullest extent possible. This has included research into the social dimensions of digital communication issues, developing principles to guide internet policy, and fostering collaboration between different stakeholders to build open and empowering communications environments at national and international levels. Lisa is also chair of the Internet Rights and Principles Dynamic Coalition, an international multi-stakeholder network of people and organizations that are concerned with human rights and internet governance.