2019:Program/Free Knowledge and the Global Goals Spotlight Session
Free Knowledge and the Global Goals Spotlight Session[edit | edit source]
How does Free Knowledge relate to Sustainable Development? Can the Wikimedia movement contribute to a better world? What role can free knowledge play in the work to fulfill Agenda 2030 – the world's shared vision for a sustainable future?
Welcome to a full day's session addressing these questions, opening up the floor for international leaders to give their view on Free Knowledge and the Global Goals. The session will be recorded by the national Swedish broadcaster Utbildningsradion and eventually aired on Kunskapskanalen!
The order and details of the spotlights may be subject to changes. You register for the session by visiting the registration page and choosing a Friday pass.
- Time: 16 August, 10-17:
- 10-12: Opening Ceremony
- 12-13: Lunch
- 13-17: Wikimania Spotlight Session
- Place: Aula magna, Stockholm university
- Registration: You register at this Eventbrite page; choose "Free Knowledge and SDG Spotlight Session" if you only wish to attend at the Friday session.
- Live stream: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=doGyAS_-Jo0
Opening keynote[edit | edit source]
|Michael Peter Edson
Co-Founder, the Museum for the United Nations – UN Live
Spotlights[edit | edit source]
|Liv Inger Somby
Journalist and Assistant Professor at Sámi University of Applied Sciences, Guovdageaidnu, North-Norway
|The Importance of Indigenous Languages –
What Are The Challenges With Sámi Languages, One People Living in Four Countries and Nine Languages?
CEO, Creative Commons
|Where open and the SDGs converge
How a radically open approach will let us move more quickly, with greater innovation, towards a more equitable result.
Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor in Physical Geography, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU
|Open science and education for sustainable life
The importance of collaboration and communication to find joint solutions to wicked problems
Executive Director, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT)
|Mapping the world we want
Citizen-generated data and the SDGs
Journalist, social media expert and digital advisor
|Death and resurrection of Journalism
How the controversial Copyright directive explained why journalism is worth funding
Director, Wayback Machine, Internet Archive
|Toward Universal Access to All Knowledge
The Internet Archive in support of the SDGs
|John Cummings||What could Wikimedia’s relationship be to the Global Goals and the UN?
Examples from UNESCO, including the FindingGLAMs project
State Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs.
|Implementing the 2030 Agenda
The role of human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
Wikimedians and the Global Goals[edit | edit source]
Panel with four prominent Wikimedians, relating the movement's work across the world with the Global Goals:
Closing Remarks[edit | edit source]
Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation
|The role of free knowledge in advancing the SDGs
Principles shared between the SDGs and the Wikimedia movement and our goals for 2030