Human Rights in the Digital Age

While the digital age offers unique opportunities to strengthen human rights implementation and monitoring, it also poses unique challenges in ensuring that states and businesses respect and protect our rights in the digital space. We aim to contribute to current discussions, policy processes and standard-setting in Geneva and beyond by providing a space for the exchange of ideas to draw connections, ensure complementarity and avoid duplication.

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The Digital Society and Human Rights: Putting Human Rights at the Heart of the Design, Development and Deployment of Artificial Intelligence

14 March 2019, 15:30-16:30

This event, co-organized with the Universal Rights Group and the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project at the University of Essex, will focus on human rights and artificial intelligence.

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A Workshop in Nairobi on the Digital Space and the Protection of Freedom of Association and Peaceful Assembly in Africa

26 February 2019

Our Research Fellow Dr Jonathan Andrew represented the Geneva Academy at a two-day workshop on digital space and the protection of freedom of association and peaceful assembly in Africa.

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A Successful Consultation on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association in the Digital Space

29 October 2018

In the framework of the Geneva Human Rights Platform, the Geneva Academy co-hosted with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights a consultation between the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, Clément Voule, and delegates from civil society organizations and NGOs.

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Felix Kirchmeier

Manager of Policy Studies and Coordinator of the Geneva Human Rights Platform

Jonathan Andrew

Research Fellow