This joint civil society submission focuses particularly on digital rights including freedom of expression, the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs), including women human rights defenders, violence against women and misinformation.
Within the framework of the 41st cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations (UPR), APC and Derechos Digitales want to draw attention to some relevant aspects for the exercise of human rights in the digital environment in Ecuador.
This joint submission to the 41st session of the UN Universal Period Review focuses on Brazil's fulfilment of human rights obligations in the digital context.
This UPR submission was co-authored by the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Zimbabwe Chapter, Small Media and Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), and supported by APC and numerous other global and regional organisations.
The joint report presented to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group ahead of its 38th session by TEDIC and APC consists of information around three specific areas related to online gender-based violence and access to justice in Paraguay. A synthesis of each of them is offered here.
The Universal Periodic Review can highlight that online rights are an essential part of human rights and that everyone’s digital rights should be protected and promoted.
Oral statement delivered during the 41st session of the Human Rights Council, focusing on UPR recommendations related to the impact of digital technologies on the exercise of human rights.
During its first and second Universal Periodic Review cycles, 395 recommendations were made to the DRC. The government supported more than 80% of the recommendations made, but none of these recommendations touched on human rights online.
This submission is a joint stakeholder contribution to the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism for Chile by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and Derechos Digitales.
Human rights review mechanisms such as the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UPR) and the Africa Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) provide a unique opportunity to address human rights concerns in African countries.