UPR

APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador
APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador 23 November 2011 APC

APC’s submission for Ecuador to the Universal Periodic Review process, with support from CIESPAL and Radialistas Apasionadas y Apasionados, highlights the critical importance of the Internet for human rights, as well as social and economic development. Although the first UPR of Ecuador did not include reference to internet-related human rights issues, the events of 2011 showed that the U...

APC to push for internet rights in UN human rights reviews
APC to push for internet rights in UN human rights reviews 31 October 2011 GJ

The human rights records of forty-eight countries are under review this year as part of the Universal Periodic Review process. APC’s Joy Liddicoat and Henrik Almstrom explain the significance of the UPR and how APC is working for it to protect rights online. What is the UPR? The UPR is a process where members of the Human Rights Council take a look at the human rights record of each UN member...

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