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Nikki Gladstone

RightsCon Director

Nikki works on RightsCon, the world's leading summit on human rights in the digital age. She is excited about creating inclusive and accessible spaces for the digital rights community to drive change. Before Access Now, Nikki worked with the Wilson Center's Digital Futures Project on the foreign policy implications of emerging technologies, and as a Graduate Fellow with the University of Toronto's Digital Public Square, where she conducted research on online civic engagement tools. As a former Aga Khan Foundation Fellow, Nikki worked in Kampala, Uganda supporting the organization's early childhood development programming. She holds a Bachelor of Journalism from Carleton University and a Master of Global Affairs degree from the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs.
UN Security Council on Digital Rights

Privacy and human rights award at RightsCon 2025

18 Jun 2024

Access Now and the Global Privacy Assembly are launching a new international award to celebrate exemplary work to protect and promote privacy and other fundamental rights.

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Privacy and human rights award at RightsCon 2025
18 Jun 2024
Privacy and human rights award at RightsCon 2025

Call for Proposals: Vendor Opportunity for RightsCon 2021

12 Nov 2020
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Call for Proposals: Vendor Opportunity for RightsCon 2021
12 Nov 2020
Call for Proposals: Vendor Opportunity for RightsCon 2021

Reflections on Bread&Net: The growing importance of digital rights activism in the MENA region

29 Nov 2018

Events like Bread&Net reveal the resilience of human rights defenders in the MENA region and the importance of the open discussion, collaboration, and problem-solving that regional gatherings can achieve.

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Reflections on Bread&Net: The growing importance of digital rights activism in the MENA region
29 Nov 2018
Reflections on Bread&Net: The growing importance of digital rights activism in the MENA region

Join us at RightsCon Tunis: Get your ticket now!

27 Nov 2018

Early bird tickets are now on sale for RightsCon Tunis (June 11-14, 2019), the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age.

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Join us at RightsCon Tunis: Get your ticket now!
27 Nov 2018
Join us at RightsCon Tunis: Get your ticket now!

¡Separa las fechas para RightsCon Túnez! Del 11 al 14 de Junio del 2019

27 Sep 2018

Access Now está emocionado de anunciar las fechas oficiales para el siguiente RightsCon, la conferencia mundial líder en derechos humanos en la era digital.

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¡Separa las fechas para RightsCon Túnez! Del 11 al 14 de Junio del 2019
27 Sep 2018
¡Separa las fechas para RightsCon Túnez! Del 11 al 14 de Junio del 2019

Community Voices: how AFTE fights for freedom of expression in Egypt

27 Sep 2018

Through a holistic toolkit of research, legal aid, documentation, and advocacy, AFTE works for freedom of expression and an internet free of surveillance and censorship.

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Community Voices: how AFTE fights for freedom of expression in Egypt
27 Sep 2018
Community Voices: how AFTE fights for freedom of expression in Egypt

إحجز تاريخ المنتدى العالمي لحقوق الإنسان في العهد الرقمي في تونس RightsCon Tunis من 11 إلى 14 جوان، 2019

18 Sep 2018

يسعد فريق أكساس ناو الإعلان عن الموعد الرسمي للمنتدى العالمي لحقوق الإنسان في العهد الرقمي تونس إبتداءً من يوم الثلاثاء 10 جوان، إلى الجمعة 14 جوان 2019.

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إحجز تاريخ المنتدى العالمي لحقوق الإنسان في العهد الرقمي في تونس RightsCon Tunis من 11 إلى 14 جوان، 2019
18 Sep 2018
إحجز تاريخ المنتدى العالمي لحقوق الإنسان في العهد الرقمي في تونس RightsCon Tunis من 11 إلى 14 جوان، 2019

Réservez la date pour RightsCon Tunis: 11-14 juin 2019

18 Sep 2018

Access Now est fière de vous annoncer les dates officielles de RightsCon, le premiere événement mondiale sur les droit humains dans l’ère numérique.

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Réservez la date pour RightsCon Tunis: 11-14 juin 2019
18 Sep 2018
Réservez la date pour RightsCon Tunis: 11-14 juin 2019

Save the date for RightsCon Tunis! June 11-14, 2019

18 Sep 2018

Access Now is thrilled to announce the official dates for next year’s RightsCon, the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age.

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Save the date for RightsCon Tunis! June 11-14, 2019
18 Sep 2018
Save the date for RightsCon Tunis! June 11-14, 2019
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Community Voices: The Bachchao Project fights for gender rights online

28 Aug 2018

The Bachchao Project is a techno-feminist collective working at the intersection of technology and gender rights, bridging the gap between tech developers and end users in at-risk communities.

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Community Voices: The Bachchao Project fights for gender rights online
28 Aug 2018
Community Voices: The Bachchao Project fights for gender rights online