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'''Robert Guerra''' is an independent consultant specializing in issues of Internet Freedom, Internet Governance and Human Rights. He is also a special adviser to the Citizen Lab<ref>[http://citizenlab.org Citizen Lab]</ref> at the Munk School of Global Affairs<ref>[http://www.munkschool.utoronto.ca Munk School of Global Affairs]</ref> at the University of Toronto<ref>[http://www.utoronto.ca University of Toronto]</ref>. Robert helped establish Freedom House's Internet Freedom program<ref>[http://www.freedomhouse.org/template.cfm?page=66&program=89 Internet Freedom Initiative, Freedom House]</ref> as well as co-found [[Privaterra]], a Canadian-based initiative that works with NGO's to assist them with issues of data privacy, secure communications, information security, and Human Rights<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/in/robertguerra LinkedIn]</ref>.
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'''Robert Guerra''' is a civil society expert specializing in issues of internet governance, cyber security, social networking, multi-stakeholder participation, internet freedom and human rights. Robert is the founder of Privaterra, a Canadian based company that works with private industry and nongovernmental organizations to assist them with issues of data privacy, secure communications, information security, internet governance and internet freedom. Robert also works as special adviser to the [https://citizenlab.org/people/ Citizen Lab] at the [http://www.munkschool.utoronto.ca/ Munk School of Global Affairs] at the [http://www.utoronto.ca University of Toronto].  
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Robert serves as a member of ICANN’s [http://www.icann.org/en/groups/ssac/biographies-15jun12-en.htm Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC)], as well as a member of the [http://igf-usa.us US IGF Steering Committee]. Additionally he has participated as a member of the official Canadian delegation at two [http://www.wsis.org UN World Summits on the Information Society (WSIS)].
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Robert has given numerous [http://www.privaterra.org/media-interviews media interviews] and often is invited to share his views on the challenges being faced by social justice organizations in regards to surveillance, censorship and privacy. He advises numerous non-profits, foundations, governments and international organizations, including [http://www.cpsr.org Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility] (CPSR), [http://www.tigweb.org/about/who/weare/advisors.html Taking IT Global], [http://http://www.diplomacy.edu/ig/ Diplo Foundation's Internet Governance and Policy Capacity Building Program] (IGPCBP), and [http://www.opennet.net The Open Net Initiative].  
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Robert has given numerous media interviews<ref>[http://www.privaterra.org/media-interviews Robert Guerra, Media Interviews & Citations]</ref> and is often invited to speak at events to share the challenges being faced by social justice organizations in regards to surveillance, censorship and privacy. He advises numerous non-profits, foundations, governments and international organizations, including Taking IT Global and [[DiploFoundation]]'s Internet Governance and Policy Capacity Building Program.
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He can speak Spanish, English, and French.
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==Other Roles==
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In regards to involvement on Internet Governance Issues Robert has been involved with ICANN as a general participant and a member of the At-Large Advisory Committee ([[ALAC]])<ref>[http://www.circleid.com/members/1505 CircleID.com]</ref>; he has actively served on the US IGF Steering Committee<ref>[http://www.igf-usa.us/page/steering-committee US IGF Steering Committee]</ref> since 2009, he has attended and actively participated at all the meetings of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum ([[IGF]]) as well as the two UN World Summits on the Information Society ([[WSIS]]). His role at the  latter involved being a member of the civil society bureau<ref>[http://www.csbureau.info/contactinformation.htm WSIS Civil Society Bureau]</ref>, the Internet governance caucus<ref>[http://www.igcaucus.org/ Civil Society Internet Governance Caucus]</ref>, and the NGO adviser to the Canadian government's delegation.
      
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