From 23 to 27 October 2017, EngageMedia, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) along with key regional allies, hosted COCONET, a Southeast Asia Digital Rights camp.
COCONET 2017 public report (PDF 6MB).
COCONET aimed to enhance regional networking and build collaborations to expand and popularise digital rights issues. The event connected members of the digital rights community, media and technology-makers, and grassroots digital activists, to build the Southeast Asia digital rights movements.
The event was co-designed by a regional consortium that included SafeNet (Indonesia), Empower (Malaysia), Thai Netizen Network, Witness, Myanmar ICT Development Organization, and the Cambodia Center for Human Rights.
More than 100 people participated, including journalists, human rights campaigners, women’s rights activists, digital security trainers, film-makers, writers, designers, social media activists. More than 80 sessions that took place over the five days. The camp was structured in an unconference style, with the participants creating and executing the agenda.
Here is a glimpse of the participants at CAMP COCONET:
Below you will find a list of media documenting the camp: