As EU policymakers are about to adopt new laws to empower consumers and increase cyber-resilience, PI's research shows that the existing practices of device manufacturers around software and security updates fail to meet the expectations of the vast majority of consumers.
PI’s Guide to International Law and Surveillance aims to provide the most hard-hitting results that reinforce and strengthen the core principles and standards of international law on surveillance. You can find UN resolutions, independent expert reports and international human rights bodies jurisprudence.
Ahead of the Human Rights Committee's consideration of the eight periodic report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) by the United Kingdom, Privacy International's submission outlines our key concerns in relation to the current UK communications’ surveillance regime and the proposal for its reform; the surveillance of migrants; and the surveillance of peaceful assemblies.
PI responded to the call for input from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the role of access to information in preventing, mitigating, and responding to the negative human rights impact of arms transfers.
Privacy International sent a letter expressing its concerns and observations on the position of the Council in the current interinstitutional negotiations (trilogues) of the Platform Workers Directive (PWD).
Introduction The 28th of September marks International Safe Abortion Day. It remains a day necessary to mobilise and raise awareness of the continued struggles women and girls face when accessing reproductive healthcare, including
PI published its comments on the Bureau’s text of the WHO’s Pandemic prevention, preparedness, and response accord (“WHO CA+”) which will be discussed by the WHO Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (INB) from 12-16 June 2023.
During the fourth session of the UN Ad Hoc Committee which is negotiating a potential United Nations Cybercrime Treaty, PI made one intervention. The fourth session took place in Vienna from 9 to 20 January 2023.
Privacy International’s submitted its input to the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to health for her forthcoming thematic report to the Human Rights Council on the theme of: “Digital innovation, technologies and the right to health”.