{research} Human Rights Indicators


I’m obsessed with media development indicators AND thinking of a rights-based approach to media and comm tech.

That’s why I’m thrilled that the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has published Human Rights Indicators: A Guide to Measurement and Implementation. The publication aims to assist in developing quantitative and qualitative indicators to measure progress in the implementation of international human rights norms and principles.

The guide will be an interesting conceptual tool for me, to test some of the ideas I have been developing in terms of the media, e.g., here.

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And, as the OHCHR notes in its press release:

“It is thanks to the indicators that we know where we stand and what we still need to do.”

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