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Undercurrents is a regular podcast series featuring interviews with Chatham House experts - and others - about the critical underlying issues which are shaping modern society. Hosted by staff from across the institute, each episode goes in-depth on a topic, looking beyond the news to explore the issues shaping global politics.

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Nov 11, 2020

While international debates on cyber governance can often seem dominated by governments and powerful multi-national corporations, there remains an important role for civil society organisations to play. In this episode of Who Rules Cyberspace? Ben and Joyce speak to cyber experts from the civil society space to find out more. 

Ben considers the avenues available for civil society to engage with the UN processes on cyber governance with Allison Pytlak from the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Then Joyce speaks to Arindrajit Basu from the Centre for Internet and Society about the capacity-building role civil society can play in emerging economies.


Speakers: Arindrajit Basu, Allison Pytlak

Hosts: Joyce Hakmeh, Ben Horton

Editor: Esther Naylor

Sound Editor: Jamie Reed

Recorded and produced by Chatham House