age of digital independence

The Age of Digital Interdependence

The June 2019 the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation issued its report, The Age of Digital Interdependence, which, among other things, makes a series of recommendations related to human rights and human agency. The report states that “We urgently need to lay the foundations of an inclusive digital economy and society for all. We need […]

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The contract for the web

Tim Berners-Lee, in an attempt at reframing the web, has drafted, together with others, a Contract for the Web. The Contract has 9 guiding principles. The Contract for the Web included representatives from over 80 organizations, representing governments, companies and civil society, and sets out commitments to guide digital policy agendas. To achieve the Contract’s […]

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Refugees

The Global Trends report on refugees – 2019

According to the UNCHR, “The global population of forcibly displaced increased by 2.3 million people in 2018. By the end of the year, almost 70.8 million individuals were forcibly displaced worldwide as a result of persecution, conflict, violence, or human rights violations. As a result, the world’s forcibly displaced population remained yet again at a […]

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