HRC 47: Civic Space On and Offline

Did the Un Human Rights Council Strengthen Protection Of Civic Space Online And Offline?


In its 47th session, the Human Rights Council adopted three important resolutions related to the digital sphere:  the ‘Civil society space resolution’, ‘Human rights on the Internet resolution’ and ‘Emerging technologies and human rights resolution’.  In this article, the European Center for Not-for-Profit law analyzes the extent to which these newly adopted resolutions provide safeguards for online civic freedoms.