Call for contributions: Privacy and Children
30 September 2020
Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy
To inform the public of the topic of the Special Rapporteur’s upcoming report to the HRC in March 2021
Objectives of the report
The Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy will examine the privacy rights of children and how this right interacts with the interests of other actors as the child develops the capacity for autonomy.
Key questions and types of input sought
Submissions are sought from all interested stakeholders in all regions in order to obtain a wide range of perspectives. The focus of the Special Rapporteur’s report is on how privacy affects the evolving capacity of the child and the growth of autonomy, and what factors enhance or constrain this development. Reports on consultations with children and research reports are welcomed.
The submissions should relate to the privacy rights of children (under the age of 18) and issues relating to their independence and autonomy in any of the following, or other relevant areas.
Please open the link to the PDF document for the list of specific issues.
How and where to submit inputs
Inputs may be sent via e-mail. All submissions must be received by 30 September 2020.
E-mail subject line:
Submission – Privacy and the Child
Concise contributions are appreciated (with relevant reports attached)
English preferred, if possible
Treatment of inputs received
Submissions will be published by default and contributors may be referenced in the report, if you do not wish your submission or your name to be public, please indicate you do not consent to this information being in the public domain.