Encryption and human rights

June, 15 2016 - Geneve, UN-Human Rights Council. In the framework UN-Human Rights Council (Geneve) main activities, the OPTIC Research Network has presented a side event dedicated to encryption and human rights. The aim of this meeting was to raise awareness among the participants about the issues related the activities of encryption aimed at protecting private life and at the excercise of some fundamental rights such as freedom of expression and opinion. These are some of the participants: Fr Eric Salobir (moderator), H.E. Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, Holy See Permanent Observer at UN, David Kaye, special rapporteur of l’ONU on promotion and protection of freedom of opinion and expression rights, Adrienne Charmet, from the NGO La Quadrature du Net, and Bryan Ford, Associate Professor of the School of computer and communication science – EPFL, École polytechnique de Lausanne.