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Ayden cited by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights



Landecker Fellow Ayden Férdeline was cited in the Annual report of the United Nations High Commissioner 
for Human Rights and reports of the Office of the 
High Commissioner and the Secretary-General.

At the 53rd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the High Commissioner for Human Rights presented report A/HRC/53/42 titled “Human rights and technical standard-setting processes for new and emerging digital technologies.

This report analyses the relationship between technical standard-setting processes and human rights. Landecker Fellow Ayden Férdeline is cited on pages 9 and 11 of this document. In addition, while not attributed by name, some of the report’s recommendations mirror the recommendations that Férdeline submitted to the High Commissioner for Human Rights in a written statement.

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Ayden is one of thirty 2022-2023 Landecker Democracy Fellows. This fellowship, a collaboration between the Alfred Landecker Foundation and Humanity in Action, was created to strengthen a new generation of leaders whose approaches to political and social challenges can become catalysts for democratic placemaking and community building. Read more about the fellowship here.