An ‘historic resolution’ between the UN Human Rights Council and privacy commissioners passed earlier this year to strengthen links between the organisations on the right to privacy.

The decision to appoint a United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy has been called an ‘historic resolution’ by Joy Liddicoat, assistant commissioner of New Zealand’s

The UN General Assembly’s Human Rights Committee has announced that a draft resolution sponsored by Brazil and Germany, ‘The Right To Privacy in the Digital Age,’ has been unanimously approved.

The resolution recognises that rapid technological development has created new opportunities for governments and organisations to undertake surveillance and interception in violation of