UN agencies uphold human rights considerations in COVID-19 data collection

Asha Bajaj
2 min readNov 27, 2020

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Geneva/UN/Canadian-Media: Mobility data derived from phones, emails, and social media, for example, can assist in both monitoring the spread of the virus and in implementing activities the UN is mandated to carry out, according to their joint statement issued on Thursday.

A coronavirus trace and track app displayed on a mobile phone screen. Image credit: Unsplash/Pascal Brändle
Asha Bajaj

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