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Georgia Evans
Georgia Evans is an independent policy analyst located in Ottawa, Canada. She works as a Policy and Advocacy Analyst at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, and is a member of the Canadian Internet Governance Forum All-Hands Committee and Internet Society Canada Chapter’s Policy Committee.
She is currently finishing her Bachelor’s of Public Affairs and Policy Management at Carleton University. She is passionate about internet policy and governance, competition policy, and exploring the intersection of human rights and communications technologies.
Zhenye (Ryan) Pan
Zhenye (Ryan) Pan is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a specialization in Technology, Media, and Communications. His research focuses on artificial intelligence, disinformation, digital economy, technology and multilateral organizations, and human rights in the tech sector. Previously, he was a fellow at Ayadee Foundation with a focus on the intersections of human rights and emerging technologies including blockchain, DAO, and NFT.
Currently, he works as a UN Advocacy consultant at Access Now, a global human rights organization defending and extending digital rights of at-risk users around the world. He is also an editor for Columbia’s Journal of International Affairs. Ryan is multilingual and passionate about languages. He speaks Chinese, English and is intermediate in French. And he just began studying German last year.
Laura Vuillequez
Laura Vuillequez is an expert facilitator and a strategist for intergovernmental organizations and NGOs. She has been an advisor to top management and leading political figures, such as the former president of Switzerland, Ruth Dreifuss. She also focuses on human rights and digital policy. She has worked for prominent NGOs and international organizations such as the United Nations and the Council of Europe, in Geneva and Strasbourg.
As a consultant to the Internet Governance Forum of the United Nations, Laura acted as project coordinator and facilitated the participation of over 2000 attendees from various stakeholder groups at IGF’s 8th edition. Laura also contributed to the regulatory work of the Council of Europe on artificial intelligence, where she provided policy analysis at senior level. Through her advocacy work on drug policy reform, she promoted the right to health, social justice and human dignity.
Laura has contributed to several publications in doing research, writing and editing, such as the publications «Advancing Drug Policy Reform: a new approach to decriminalization » and « Social Production of Habitat ». In her spare time, Laura is a professional member of the choir, writes and paints. .She speaks fluent Spanish, French and English.

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