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ICJ calls on WHO to ensure that the Pandemic Treaty is firmly grounded in human rights (WHO statement)

Today, the ICJ addressed the World Health Organization (WHO) Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (“INB”) for the Pandemic Treaty during its public consultations on the substantive elements of this instrument. While welcoming the INB’s decision to hold such public hearings, we recommend that it dramatically widen and extend its efforts to ensure public participation. (more…)

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Engaging with civil society after Facebook revelations

On 8 December 2021, ICJ alongside 20 other civil society organisations sent a letter to Frances Haugen, the former Facebook employee who spoke out about the tech giant’s business model and the problems it raises for human rights, inviting her to speak and exchange ideas with us. We believe that engaging with civil society is […]

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