Blog

  • Jun222020

    A Conversation with U.N. Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed: Covid 19 and Freedom of Belief

    This interview first appeared in Just Security on 18 June 2020. Ryan Goodman, Just Security‘s co-editor-in-chief, recently posed a series of…

    Read more
  • May222020

    The COVID-19 pandemic: Five urgent principles for leaving no one behind through technology

    This post first appeared on the Universal Rights Group website. The UN Secretary General has characterised the pandemic as a…

    Read more
  • May192020

    Knowing all of the law, all of the time – responding to Covid 19

    This post originally appeared on the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law website on 14 May 2020. As Paul White has…

    Read more
  • Apr302020

    Contact-tracing Apps and Human Rights

    This post originally appeared on the EJIL: Talk! blog. The Covid-19 pandemic engages the full spectrum of states’ human rights…

    Read more
  • Jan142020

    Assessing failures of universal health coverage in a regime where the state can be held accountable- the case of Colombia

    This blog originally appeared in Spanish on: Foco económico: un blog latinoamericano de economía y política Sonia Bhalotra (University of…

    Read more
  • Nov282019

    The Key to a Sustainable Digital Future; Human Rights Safeguards

    In a recent article published by the European Financial Review Sabrina Rau explored some of the risks to individuals in…

    Read more
  • Jun182019

    AI for Good but Good for All?

    The Secretary General of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao opened the third “AI for Good Summit” in Geneva…

    Read more
  • Apr232019

    Google’s pay audit and the meaning of ‘equality’

    This blog was originally published on the Human Rights Centre Blog. In March of this year, Google found that they were…

    Read more
  • Mar282019

    The need for clear governance frameworks on predictive algorithms in military settings

    This post originally appeared on the Humanitarian Law and Policy Blog. Editor’s note: In this post, as part of the AI blog…

    Read more
  • Dec172018

    Those pop-up ‘I agree’ boxes aren’t just annoying – they’re potentially dangerous

    Have you noticed the increasing number of pop-ups asking you to consent or “agree” when you visit a website? Do…

    Read more