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Civic Space and Content Governance
Privacy, Surveillance, Data
Coding
Artificial Intelligence
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Discrimination and Equality
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Counter-Terrorism
SDG and Digital
Divide
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CRPD/C/GC/6

2018

General Comment on Equality and Non-Discrimination

General Comment No. 6

Discrimination and equality; SDGs - Digital divide

CRPD/C/GC/5

2017

General Comment on Living Independently and being Included in the Community

General Comment No. 5

Discrimination and equality; SDGs - Digital divide

A/HRC/41/49

2019

Technology and corporate respect for human rights

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises 2019 | Report presented to the 41st session of the HRC in 2019 on the 7th annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, which includes a chapter on technology and corporate respect for human rights

Business - Private Sector

CRPD/C/GC/7

2018

General Comment on the Participation of Persons with Disabilities

General Comment No. 7

Discrimination and equality; SDGs - Digital divide

A/HRC/41/43

2019

Use of new technologies by business enterprise and the impacts on women�s human rights

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises 2019 | Report presented to the 41st session of the HRC in 2019 on integrating a gender perspective in implementing the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, which provide, under Principle 13, that business enterprises should ensure that new technologies such as artificial intelligence and automation do not have disproportionate adverse impacts on women's human rights

Business - Private Sector; Discrimination and equality;

A/73/163

2018

Corporate human rights due diligence

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises 2018 | Report presented to the 73rd session of the UNGA in 2018 on business and government action to advance the implementation of corporate human rights due diligence as set out in the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, noting that new technology offers the promise of innovative solutions for improving the way human rights impacts are tracked down the supply chain; that significant innovations involve technology to enable workers� voices to be heard, which can enhance both due diligence and remediation approaches, including in supply chains; that Collaborative initiatives are also being explored in several sectors to use blockchain technology to monitor impacts at all nodes in the supply chain; but that at the same time, when using technology, due consideration needs to be given to the risks of undermining good practice

Business - Private Sector

CRPD/C/GC/4

2016

General Comment on the Right to Inclusive Education

General Comment No. 4

Discrimination and equality; SDGs - Digital divide

A/HRC/41/43

2019

Technology and corporate respect for human rights

Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises 2019 | Report presented to the 41st session of the HRC in 2019 on the 7th annual Forum on Business and Human Rights, which includes a chapter on technology and corporate respect for human rights

Business - Private Sector

A/71/317

2015

Employing digital technologies and new media to document cultural heritage

Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights - 2015 - Report presented to the 71st session of the UNGA in 2016 on a human rights approach to the intentional destruction of cultural heritage in conflict and non-conflict situations by States and nonState actors, recommending, among other things, that States should prepare in peacetime for any possible threat to cultural heritage in time of war, including through documenting the tangible and intangible cultural heritage within their jurisdiction, as well as employing digital technologies and new media, wherever feasible

Business - Private Sector