Experts are finished, politicians to deliver – the Council of Europe publishes expert recommendations on the human rights impacts of algorithmic systems
We welcome the finalised recommendations on the human rights impacts of algorithmic systems with great enthusiasm, and urge member states to adopt the text in due course and ensure its implementation by both the public and private sector.
Open letter to Michelle Bachelet, new High Commissioner for Human Rights
We identify six areas for digital rights in which the new U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights could have a key and definitive voice during her tenure.
“We want AI to come to everybody’s life” – AI and human rights at the MWC
Reflecting on the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Shanghai, Fanny Hidvégi shares next steps for supporting human rights in the development and use of artificial intelligence in our societies.
Celebrating the achievements of RightsCon Toronto
While planning for RightsCon Tunis 2019 is well underway, we want to celebrate with you the many achievements of RightsCon Toronto. Check out video highlights and the official outcomes report here.
Thank you for a historic RightsCon Toronto — and hello Tunis!
We’re grateful you joined us for RightsCon Toronto. Here’s a look at some of what our community achieved this year, and what’s ahead for 2019.
Access Now and Amnesty International launch Toronto Declaration on human rights and artificial intelligence
Global human rights organisations Amnesty International and Access Now launched a declaration on human rights and artificial intelligence at the opening of RightsCon 2018.
The Toronto Declaration: Protecting the rights to equality and non-discrimination in machine learning systems
Open declaration by Amnesty International and Access Now, endorsed by Human Rights Watch and Wikimedia Foundation at RightsCon Toronto 2018
How to connect with RightsCon Toronto from anywhere
We’re excited to welcome your participation in RightsCon Toronto on May 16-18, whether in person or online!
Learning about creating safe spaces together at RightsCon Toronto
To facilitate important conversations about stopping harassment, abuse, and violence, we are holding three sessions at RightsCon Toronto featuring experts in this area.
New survey reveals global sentiment towards internet access, safety, and trust
Access Now, working in partnership with RIWI, a Toronto-based technology firm, has released the initial results of the Global Internet Sentiment Survey.