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Right to privacy in the digital age : Call for inputs

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30 March 2018

Call for inputs to a report on "the right to privacy in the digital age" - Deadline: 9 April 2018

Author: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

On 23 March 2017, the Human Rights Council adopted resolution 34/7 on "The right to privacy in the digital age"...The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights now invites all relevant stakeholders to provide input on human rights challenges relating to the right to privacy in the digital age, including on principles, standards and best practices with regard to the promotion and protection of the right to privacy.

The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights would be grateful if submissions could be limited to 2,500 words and sent to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights...by 9 April 2018...Please note that the working languages of the Secretariat are English, French and Spanish. You are therefore kindly requested to provide your submissions in one of these languages.

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Email: [email protected] and [email protected]

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30 March 2018

Expert workshop on the right to privacy in the digital age

Author: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

Following Human Rights Council HRC Resolution 34/7...the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights [organized] a workshop with the purpose of identifying and clarifying principles, standards and best practices regarding the promotion and protection of the right to privacy in the digital age, including the responsibility of business enterprises in this regard. This workshop [took place in February] 2018 in Geneva...OHCHR will prepare and publish a report on the right to privacy in the digital age, taking into account the discussions at the workshop, as requested by the Human Rights Council in its resolution 34/7. The report will be submitted to the Council at its thirty-ninth session. 

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Webcast of the workshop will be made available at http://webtv.un.org/.

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