FRA Director joins NGO discussions on the impact of new technologies on human rights

External event
On 9 December, the FRA Director will address the EU-NGO Human Rights Forum. This year the focus is on the impact of new technologies on human rights. The forum provides a platform to elaborate recommendations on how the EU can further foster human rights compliance in the digital sphere.

It is also a chance to explore the potential of new technologies to promote the protection of human rights for all. The Director will speak during the plenary opening session. He will draw on the forthcoming results of FRA project on AI and fundamental rights (to be launched on 14 December) and its ongoing work on civil society space, as well as the findings of the Agency’s bulletins on the impact on fundamental rights of the COVID-19 pandemic.