Welcome to the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2015!

On January 24-25 we’ll be bringing together the most innovative and inspiring digital activist and citizen media communities from the many corners of the globe to explore the connections between the open Internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements around the world.

See the draft Summit program below, and stay tuned as we refine the schedule and locations.

Follow us on Twitter at @globalvoices. Event hashtag: #GV2015

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Arzu Geybullayeva

Columnist, Journalist; Program Council, Forum 2000; Member, ICDR
Regional analyst, correspondent, and columnist. Former Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellow at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFERL), Central Asia Azerbaijan Fellow at George Washington University, Prague Civil Society Fellow, and Open Technology Fund Information Controls Fellow. The main areas of interest include digital authoritarianism and its implications on human rights and press freedom as well as the safety of journalists online and platform accountability. Originally from Azerbaijan, she is currently based in Istanbul, where she continues her journalism work and works as regional editor for South Caucasus and Turkey at Global Voices. Previous work can be found on Al Jazeera, Eurasianet, CODA, Open Democracy, and Radio Free Europe, with a byline on CNN International.