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Joint Youth Submission on autonomous weapons systems to the United Nations Secretary General
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Joint Youth Submission on autonomous weapons systems to the United Nations Secretary General

“I dream of a future where technology contributes to creating a more sustainable and harmonious society rather than being a threat to us.” - Hiba, 20, Pakistan The Stop Killer Robots ...

Last update 27 May 2024
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Peace Human Rights Governance (VOL. 5, NO. 1 March, 2021)

AA.VV. (2021)

Rivista Peace Human Rights Governance (PHRG)

Last update 14 Mar 2024
Universal Civilian Service at the Human Rights Center: call for applications open for the project "SCU and sustainability: human rights, environment and digital technologies"
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Universal Civil Service at the Human Rights Center: call for applications open for the project "UCS and sustainability: human rights, environment and digital technologies"

Italian version The Human Rights Center "Antonio Papisca" launches the new Universal Civil Service 2024 project "UCS and sustainability: human rights, environment and digital technologies" ("SCU e ...

Last update 1 Feb 2024
Older person in front of a laptop while he writes with a pen on a paper sheet
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FRA: new report on ‘Fundamental Rights of older persons: ensuring access to public services in digital society’

As the European ageing population increases, the growing digitalization of our society becomes an issue. Only 1 in 4 people between the ages of 65 and 74 possess basic digital skills, representing ...

Last update 1 Nov 2023
Artificial intelligence and big data
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FRA: a human rights approach to AI services across Europe

As requested by the European Parliament, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) released a report updating a study made in 2017 about the effects of intelligence services in human ...

Last update 6 Jun 2023
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Hikma International Relations Summit, 24-27 May 2023, Forlì

HIKMA, with the contribution of Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, is pleased to present the fourth edition of the HSIR International Relations Summit with a focus on the younger ...

Last update 23 May 2023
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United Nations: Counter-terrorism 'rhetoric' used to justify rise of surveillance technology

Some countries and private companies are using “counter-terrorism and security rhetoric” to justify a major increase in the deployment and use of cutting-edge surveillance technology, ...

Last update 23 May 2023
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FRA: Test algorithms for bias to avoid discrimination

Artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms affect people everywhere: from deciding what content people see on their social media feeds to determining who will receive State benefits. AI ...

Last update 30 Dec 2022
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Spyware and surveillance: Threats to privacy and human rights growing, UN report warns

During the fifty-first session, the Human Rights Council enacted the Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and report of the Office of the High Commissioner and the ...

Last update 5 Nov 2022
report on learners privacy security
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UNESCO: Global dialogue on evolving dimensions of the right to education. New report on learners’ privacy and security

The COVID-19 pandemic greatly accelerated the use of digital technologies in education. But beyond the emergency response, there is an international trend towards exploring how artificial ...

Last update 5 Jul 2022
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Human Rights Watch Report: Students privacy violated by education technology products

Human Rights Watch has recently published its report on children’s rights violations committed by governments that endorsed online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. The report is a global ...

Last update 16 Jun 2022
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Council of Europe: new report on the impact of artificial intelligence on the doctor-patient relationship

The Council of Europe’s Steering Committee for Human Rights in the fields of Biomedicine and Health (CDBIO) has issued a new report on the impact of artificial intelligence on the ...

Last update 11 Jun 2022
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Right to be forgotten for victims of image-based sexual abuse: A case of Telegram

Thi Ngoc Anh Nguyen holds a master’s degree in Human Rights and Multi-level Governance from the University of Padova. She is an International Research Fellow at the Information ...

Last update 26 Mar 2024
AHRI 2022 Conference: Call for papers
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AHRI 2022 Conference Call for papers: deadline 31 March 2022

The 2022 Conference of the Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) is dedicated to Technology and the future of human rights. The event will take place on 2-3 September 2022 on the Future ...

Last update 15 Mar 2022
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The 2021 Global Threat Assessment report: A need for a new approach for Child sexual abuse online

WeProtect Global Alliance published the 2021 Global Threat Assessment report on child sexual exploitation and abuse online. It is the most comprehensive yet, demonstrating how the global response to ...

Last update 10 Feb 2022