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Partners of “African Girls Can Code” commit to address the digital gender divide in Africa

Date: Sunday, March 21, 2021Participants of a Coding Camp in Hawassa, SNNP Region, one of the Three the National Coding Camps held in Ethiopia that trained 444 Girls (29 July -16 August 2019). Among total of 575 girls trained under AGCCI between August 2018 – August 2019. Photo: UN Women/Elias Berhanu Half of the 3.7 billion […]

Facebook Human Rights

Facebook’s Commitment to Human Rights

http://opiniojuris.org/2021/03/16/facebooks-commitment-to-human-rights/ 16.03.21 | 0 Comments [Miranda Sissons is the Human Rights Director at Facebook. Facebook has agreed to engage in a Q & A session to be published on Opinio Juris next week.] The human rights movement long predates the rise of social media. That’s a very good thing. Three decades ago, we faxed or telexed urgent actions between […]

Diplo Human Rights

DIPLO Session Summary: Tech and Human Rights

https://www.diplomacy.edu/blog/live-discussion-summary-technology-and-human-rights-times-crisis Violations of human rights in the context of the response to COVID-19 are increasingly making the headlines. The right to access information, right to privacy, freedom of movement and assembly, and freedom of expression are some of the basic rights that are being affected by nationwide lockdowns and emergency measures. Given the importance and […]

Council of Europe Human Rights

Council of Europe promotes human rights with the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO)

ROME 7 JUNE 2019 The 2019 European Meeting of the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) took place in Rome on 6-7 June, gathering about 25 presidents and secretary generals of the European national PR associations. Participants focused, inter alia, on the promotion of communication ethics, freedom of speech, human rights and the information society. Responding to […]