The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council decision 25/117. It provides a summary of the panel discussion on the right to privacy in the digital age, held on 12 September 2014, during the twenty-seventh session of the Human Rights Council.
Collaborators: SRI, Akahata
Key Words: Maternal Mortality; Abortion; Contraception; Gender-Based Violence; Sexuality Education
Collaborators: SRI, Colectiva Mujeres en Resistencia
Key Words: Gender-Based Violence; Violence Against Lesbian Women
Collaborators: SRI, Rahnuma Family Planning Association of Pakistan, MDG 5b Alliance
Collaborators: SRI, Romanian Sexual and Reproductive Rights Coalition, Global Justice Institute
Key Words: Abortion; child marriage; discrimination on the basis of HIV status; sexuality education; right to health; right to privacy; rights of the child
Agenda Item 2: Panel on the right to privacy in the digital age: oral statement
The Association for Progressive Communications welcome the High Comissioners report's on privacy in the digital age and congratulates the Office for its ground breaking, important work. The right to privacy is a fundamental human right. Any limitations must be exceptional, lawful, necessary and proportionate.
The Human Rights Council,
Guided by the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations,
Reaffirming the human rights and fundamental freedoms enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and relevant international human rights treaties, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,