B-Tech Project

The B-Tech Project is a flagship initiative designed by UN Human Rights, aiming to advance the uptake of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in the tech industry. To create a rights-respecting level playing field, the project seeks to strengthen efforts by tech companies to apply the UNGPs and engages with … Continued

IATA Travel Pass

While governments require either verified testing or vaccination proof as a condition of international travel due to the pandemic, the IATA Travel Pass is a mobile app that helps travelers store and manage their verified certifications for Covid-19 tests and vaccines. Travel Pass enables passengers to (1) create a ‘digital passport’, (2) receive test and … Continued

Digital Declaration

Digital technologies are changing almost every aspect of our lives, bringing about critical global challenges. To address them, the GSMA launched the Digital Declaration, a platform of companies across industries committed to advance a trusted, inclusive, innovative, and sustainable digital future for all. Counting 82 companies, the global platform fosters cross-industry and public-private dialogue; conducts … Continued

#coronavirusfacts alliance

The #CoronaVirusFacts Alliance is the largest collaborative fact-checking project ever seen and it’s led by the International Fact-Checking Network. The Alliance unites 99 fact-checking organizations from all over the world in publishing, sharing and translating facts surrounding the novel coronavirus. Launched in January 2020, when the spread of the virus was restricted to Asia but … Continued

Community against disinfo

We build open tools, connect and promote relevant actors, and steer international governance towards proportionate and effective regulation in order to reduce vulnerabilities to information manipulation. Information manipulation (disinformation, misinformation, “fake news”…) aims at disrupting the social cohesion and electoral processes that keep democratic societies together. We thus work towards online spaces that allow freedom … Continued

Digital health id: mae la

The Mae La initiative is an innovative approach to empowering individuals living in restricted camp conditions to access better healthcare through greater control over their own information. With the digital ID, participants can accurately share their healthcare records to qualified providers who can then offer them enhanced continuity of care. These same people can further … Continued

Watch out!

Human Rights Defenders around the world are increasingly exposed to security threats, repressive surveillance, and monitoring of communications. To protect them from this growing phenomenon, FIDH created the Watch Out! Project — a cyber survival kit composed of basic, yet essential, physical and digital tools with simple recommendations to protect one’s digital privacy, circumvent internet … Continued

Covid-19 data platform

EMBL launched the COVID-19 data platform, together with the European Commission, European Open Science Cloud, ELIXIR and other partners. This platform allows rapid access to SARS-CoV-2 datasets in order to speed up research. The platform organises the collection of sequence data to ensure open data sharing globally. The COVID-19 Data Portal then makes this data … Continued

TSG Technology Tools for Peace-building

Join the PeaceTech League! To revolutionize peace-building efforts in the MENA region, TSG’s ‘Technology Tools for Peacebuilding’ project aims to increase the use of technology in peacebuilding mechanisms. In support, TSG has created a ‘Cross-Industry Peacebuilding League’ with Silicon Valley technology, venture capital, and philanthropy leaders, to generate new ideas to positively affect conflict outcomes … Continued

Co-Inform

The Co-Inform project contributes towards the ambitious goal of tackling misinformation on social media by focusing on a trans-European, multidisciplinary effort targeting three key stakeholder groups: policymakers, journalists, and citizens. The objective is to foster informed and engaged communities, which constitute the foundations of a healthy democracy, and together find a solution to misinformation.