07.12.2016

UNESCO: “Privacy, free expression and transparency: redefining their new boundaries in the digital age”

This publication [pdf] examines the crucial challenges of balancing the fundamental rights of privacy and freedom of expression, and the related value of transparency, in an online context. It was commissioned following UNESCO’s new approach to Internet issues as set out in the Connecting the Dots Outcome Document adopted by UNESCO’s 195 Member States in November 2015. [...] The study was commissioned by UNESCO and authored by Joseph Cannataci, Bo Zhao, Gemma Torres Vives, Shara Monteleone, Jeanne Mifsud Bonnici and Evgeni Moyakine, from the STeP (Security, Technology and e-Privacy) – Research Group in the University of Groningen. UNESCO thanks the financial support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. [...]