Subcommittee on Human Rights

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Next DROI meeting - 15 and 16 June 2022

25-05-2022 - 16:13

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, the President of the European Parliament has established a number of measures to contain the spread of the virus and to safeguard Parliament's core activities. The current precautionary measures do not affect work on legislative priorities. Core activities are maintained to ensure the smooth running of the institution's legislative, budgetary, and scrutiny functions.
The next meetings of the Subcommittee on Human Rights will take place on Wednesday 15 June 2022, 09.00 - 12.00 and 14.30 - 18.30 and Thursday 16 June 09.00 - 12.30 in room: Altiero Spinelli (3G3)


Human rights and AI
13-05-2022 - 10:22

The increasing use of artificial intelligence (AI) generates new challenges for human rights, with expressed concern about the unprecedented level of surveillance across the globe by state and private actors, which is incompatible with human rights. Human rights defenders and dissenters face particular risks that they will be targeted; on the other hand, AI can potentially offer at least some of them additional tools to defend human rights and democracy around the world.