The Innovators’ Network to Enable Human Rights (INHR) held a multi-stakeholder Innovation and Design Workshop at Verizon’s New York, NY offices on July 18-19 2019.
Participants included top executives, practitioners, and thought leaders from the technology sector and human rights community. Tech company leaders such as Verizon, AT&T, Swisscom, Fujitsu, T-Mobile US, Taiwan Mobile, Deutsche Telekom were joined by representatives from Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, Humanity United, Oxfam, and the United Nations among many others.
The Workshop’s objective was to identify potential solutions that use digital technology to help protect the rights, safety, and security of workers in global supply chains. It also identified the next steps that information and communication technology (ICT) and human rights leaders should take to work collaboratively.