Neil Blazevic – Technology Manager, DefendDefenders

neil-blazevic-manager-of-the-technology-program-at-defenddefendersNeil Blazevic is Manager of the Technology Program at DefendDefenders (formerly East and Horn of African Human Rights Defender’s Project), a Uganda-based sub-regional organisation working to protect and support human rights defenders and journalists. He organises and implements efforts to improve digital safety practices of human rights defenders and their organisations, aids activists to have a voice online, and supports electronic documentation of human rights data. He has contributed material to Security In A Box and Level-Up, two leading digital security education resources. Neil holds a CompTIA Security+ Certification and a MA in International Development Studies. He is an honourary Muganda since 2011.