Human Rights and Freedoms 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.

Informal consultation with Clément Vouklé, United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association News

The Geneva Academy Hosts an Informal Consultation on Freedom of Association and Assembly Online

26 June 2018

In the framework of the Geneva Human Rights Platform and its focus on human rights and freedoms in the digital age, the Geneva Academy hosted an informal consultation with the new United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Clément Voule and civil society.

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Human Rights in a Digital Age

24 May 2018, 09:30-18:30

This conference, organized by the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project (HRBDT) and facilitated by the Geneva Academy, aims at discussing human rights in the digital age with Geneva-based institutions and experts.

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Artificial Intelligence: Opportunity or Threat for Human Rights?

17 March 2018, 17:30-20:00

The International film festival and forum on human rights (FIFDH) and the Geneva Academy co-organize this debate on artificial intelligence (AI), which will be preceded by the screening of the film Pre Crime.

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TEAM

Felix Kirchmeier

Manager of Policy Studies

Ilia Maria Siatitsa

Research Fellow