COVID-19

  • Oct142020

    Human Rights Centre Speaker Series: What place for human rights in the UK’s COVID-19 response?

      Co-hosted by the Human Rights Centre and the Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex Oct…

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  • Sep012020

    AI’s Role in COVID-19 Poses Human Rights Risks Beyond Privacy

    Blog written by Carmel Williams. It should come as no surprise that artificial intelligence (AI) is being positioned as significant to…

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  • Jul202020

    COVID-19, Law and Human Rights: Essex Dialogues

    Researchers from the HRBDT project have contributed to an extensive response to the coronavirus pandemic published by the Human Rights…

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  • Jul082020

    Policy Briefing on the Escalation of Domestic Violence During the Covid-19 Related Lockdown

    Social distancing in the wake of the global Covid-19 pandemic has led to millions of families the world over being…

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  • 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…

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  • May292020

    Expert Seminar on Artificial Intelligence and the Right to Privacy

    The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights organised an expert seminar to discuss how artificial intelligence (AI) affects…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • May072020

    HRBDT Team sets out Requirements for Deployment of UK Contact-Tracing App in Submission to UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights

    The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project team, comprising experts in human rights law, surveillance and computer science from…

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  • 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…

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