UN Human Rights Councils Creates Special Rapporteur To Investigate And Report On Privacy Rights

Author:Mr Mauricio Paez, Kevin D Lyles, Richard J. Johnson, Undine von Diemar, Jonathon Little, Paloma Bru, Olivier Haas, Adam Salter, Anita Leung and Anand Varadarajan
Profession:Jones Day

On March 24, the United Nations Human Rights Council passed a landmark resolution appointing a Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy for an initial period of three years. The resolution, spearheaded by Brazil and Germany, directs the Special Rapporteur "to gather relevant information, including on international and national frameworks, national practices and experience, to study trends, developments and challenges in relation to the right to privacy and to make...

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