Pre-Glion VII policy dialogue with the Permanent Missions of Fiji and the Seychelles on ‘Making digital technology work for civil and political rights, democracy and elections’
Ahead of Glion VII, the Universal Rights Group (URG), with a number of supportive State delegations in Geneva, organised a series of informal policy dialogues, designed to allow early consideration and exchange on different aspects of ‘Human rights in the digital age: making digital technology work for human rights’.
On Tuesday 3rd November 2020, the Permanent Missions of Fiji and the Seychelles, and the URG hosted a Policy Dialogue on ‘Making digital technology work for civil and political rights, democracy and elections.’ The online event brought together around 60 senior level human rights experts to exchange views on a number of issues including, ‘defending democracy and the integrity of elections in the digital age’, ‘placing digital technology at the service of civil and political rights’ and ‘how the UN is integrating the application of digital technology solutions into its capacity-building work on national elections’.
Read the background document here.
The agenda is available here.
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