We, the participants at the UNESCO World Press Freedom Day International Conference held in Windhoek, Namibia, 29 April – 3 May 2021:
RECALLING Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which states: “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression;...
Just Net Coalition
The emerging digital future is generally greeted with a mixture of positive anticipation, awe, helplessness and even horror. Such a merely passive reaction to society’s most powerful driving force is both dangerous and unnecessary. There is no time to lose in taming the...
Tech for Democracy
We believe that the future of democracy relies on our ability to leverage and steer the digital transformation of society in ways that capitalize on its opportunities, while also confronting the challenges.
We stand at a crucial junction in the history of democracy, and...
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This Manifesto (2021) is a call to save and advance democratic communications by renewing Public Service Media and creating a Public Service Internet.
Key Principles and Messages
Democracy and digital democracy require Public Service Media....
The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission solemnly proclaim the following joint Declaration (2022).
(1) The digital transformation affects every aspect of people’s lives. It offers significant opportunities for a better quality of life, innovation, economic growth and sustainability, but it also presents new...
Ante el contexto de una digitalización acelerada que revoluciona el funcionamiento de nuestras sociedades y donde prima un modelo que responde principalmente a intereses corporativos, proponemos los siguientes puntos como principios para una arquitectura digital orientada al bien común. Se trata de garantizar derechos...