This week we'll share a brief summary and some reflections on the Report of the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation.
The High-level Panel was established by the UN Secretary-General to advance proposals to strengthen cooperation in the digital realm, and contribute to the the broader global dialogue on how interdisciplinary and cooperative approaches can help ensure a safe and inclusive digital future.
There is a clear need for greater cooperation in the digital sphere and we hope that the panel brings a fresh approach to this Digital Cooperation.
From indigenous leaders protecting their land to women of colour organising for racial justice, activists from 18 different countries bring deep knowledge of the struggle for justice and their own experiences creating strategies for protection in hostile contexts.
These practices persist in violation of the United States’ human rights treaty obligations, and action is needed to hold the US government accountable for the protection of human rights at US borders, which are not zones of exclusion or exception.
In a joint letter sent to UN high authorities, a group of organisations urged them to investigate reports that the United States is demanding that visitors provide access to their electronic devices as well as passcodes to those devices and online accounts.
APC welcomes the adoption by the Human Rights Council (HRC) of resolution A/HRC/32/L.20 reaffirming the importance of promoting and protecting human rights on the internet. The resolution, which was adopted by consensus, addresses some of the most pressing challenges to human rights online today.
APC welcomes the adoption by the Human Rights Council (HRC) of resolution reaffirming the importance of promoting and protecting human rights on the internet. The resolution which was adopted by consensus addresses some of the most pressing challenges to human rights online today.
The undersigned civil society organisations urge your delegation to support the adoption of the resolution on the protection of human rights defenders working to promote economic, social and cultural rights.
Violations of freedom of expression in the name of religion, are increasingly taking place online, and disproportionally impact women and sexual minorities.