Review of the online Forum on “Human Security in the Post-Pandemic Digital Era”

On 20. February 2023, the online forum “Human Security in the Post-Pandemic Digital Era” took place via ZOOM, an event co-organized by URBAN FORUM and SINOPRESS. At the backdrop of this year’s Munich Security Conference, this forum aimed at an extended discussion of security issues, including human security at the AI era, Ukraine war, international cooperation in the post-Pandemic time concerning digital security, governmental use of malware, geopolitics and global economic development, observation of human security during the Pandemic time under the respective measures and policies, etc. The panelists included Dr. Eva Sobotka (Human Rights Expert), Dr. iur. Constantin Weinstabl…

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UN Secretary-General António Guterres appoints Mr. Volker Türk of Austria as UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Volker Türk of Austria as the next United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, following approval by the General Assembly. He will succeed Michelle Bachelet of Chile, to whom the Secretary-General is grateful for her commitment and dedicated service to the United Nations. Mr. Türk has devoted his long and distinguished career to advancing universal human rights, notably the international protection of some of the world’s most vulnerable people – refugees and stateless persons.  He is currently Under-Secretary-General for Policy in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General where he coordinates global policy work….