HRC 47: Civic Space On and Offline

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

Published: July 2021

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.