Business & Human Rights

UN Ambassador Power calls for ICT businesses to join GNI


At the State Department Internet Freedom Technology Showcase held in New York on Sept 26, 2015, Ambassador Power urged internet companies "to embrace the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, to join the Global Network Initiative."


Tue, 09/29/2015 - 14:55

GNI at RightsCon Southeast Asia

At RightsCon Southeast Asia, GNI participants showcased the initiative’s approach to free expression and privacy.
Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:15

GNI at RightsCon in San Francisco, March 3-5

The Global Network Initiative will host a roundtable at RightsCon in San Francisco, entitled “Toward Accountability: Reflecting on ICT Industry Action To Protect User Rights.” on Tuesday March 4, 4-5pm.

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:10

Public Report on the Independent Assessment Process for Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo

A Plan for Rights-Respecting Telecoms

GNI Policy and Communications Director David Sullivan joins a workshop at the Internet Governance Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan. 

Protecting Human Rights in the Digital Age

Digital Freedoms in International Law

Jermyn Brooks: Business and Human Rights in the Digital Era

GNI Independent Chair Jermyn Brooks has authored a contribution to the Internet & Society Co:llaboratory Discussion Paper on Human Rights and Internet Governance. The article responds to a proposition by Shirin Ebadi, winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize.

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 09:44

GNI Briefs the U.S. Helsinki Commission on Technology and Corporate Responsibility

On October 19, 2012, GNI Executive Director Susan Morgan presented to the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (U.S. Helsinki Commission) at a briefing entitled "Online Safety under Repressive Regimes: What is the Responsibility of Technology Companies?"

Thu, 10/25/2012 - 09:54

New Report Outlines Recommendations for Governments, Companies and Others on How to Protect Free Expression and Privacy Rights Online

Governments, companies, and other stakeholders can collaborate to protect rights to freedom of expression and privacy online, according to the authors of “Digital Freedoms in International Law: Practical Steps to Protect Human Rights Online” released today. The report, co-authored by Dr.

Thu, 06/14/2012 - 07:03


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