Thursday, August 13, 2020

Emerging Technologies

digital rights

Access Now’s recommendations to the EU’s human rights agenda for the digital age

Access Now presented the¬†European Human Rights Agenda for the Digital Age, detailing objectives and recommendations in the areas of data protection, content governance, artificial intelligence, surveillance, and¬†connectivity. Access Now is also calling on EU lawmakers to put human rights at the center of upcoming digital policies, making recommendations in the following four main areas: Protect […]

surveillance camera

AI and human rights

Given the problems that may arise in the implementation of any AI-based technology, it has come to the international community’s attention that this implementation is closely connected to human rights. Implementation of AI without oversight allows for human rights violations, some of which are egregious. “Schools refer to these technologies as ‘student safety’ measures, but […]

Workshops

Cyprus

Cyprus workshop: Advocacy & Communications for Positive Change & Prevention of SGBV

Virtual Activism’s Executive Director co-trained a workshop with IREX [the International Research and Exchange Board]. IREX is a global development and education organization that often provides training and funding to NGOs, globally. Also co-trainer was leading women’s rights advocate and expert from Iran, Sussan Tahmasebi. IREX also provided English-Arabic translation. The workshop was held in […]