The Industry Dialogue's second annual report launched

The Telecommunications Industry Dialogue is a group of today nine telecommunications operators and vendors who jointly address freedom of expression and privacy rights in the telecommunications sector in the context of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The initiative was launched in March of 2013.

The Industry Dialogue is based on a set of Guiding Principles addressing freedom of expression and privacy as they relate to the telecommunications sector. We, the Industry Dialogue, today launched a second annual report, which lists the actions and results achieved during the last year.

TeliaSonera served as the first chair of the Industry Dialogue and is an active participant in this on-going best practice sharing.

“Also, as a group of international telco’s, we build leverage seeking ways to, jointly and also together with other stakeholders, promote freedom of expression and privacy of our customers, globally", says Patrik Hiselius, TeliaSonera’s representative in the Industry Dialogue Board

"We are proud of our progress, but more needs to be done", says The Industry Dialogue chair-woman, Mrs Christine Diamente from Alcatel Lucent.