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Side event at the 48th Session of the Human Rights Council: Digital technologies and human rights in the administration of justice

The use of digital technologies in the administration of justice has significantly increased over the recent years, a trend that has been further accelerated by COVID-19. Virtual courts, the use of algorithms and smart prisons have the potential to enhance efficiency and accessibility but may also carry adverse human rights impacts. This event will provide […]

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EU: Real alternatives to detention for migrant children should be used

Children should never be detained in immigration context. Immigration detention of children is never in their best interests and is not justifiable, said experts during a transnational workshop on Alternatives to detention vs. alternative forms of detention of migrant children held by the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and partners on June 17 and 18. […]

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UN side event: “The 10th anniversary of the Istanbul Convention”

On 22 June, the ICJ, Human Rights Watch, the Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the International Planned Parenthood Federation, with the co-sponsorship of the Kingdom of Spain, organize an online event on the 10th anniversary of the Council of Europe’s Convention on preventing and combating violence against women […]

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