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Title: United Nations guidance note on addressing and countering COVID-19 related hate speech
Corporate Authors: United Nations (UN) 
Subject Keywords: anti-discrimination ; hate speech ; freedom of expression
Key Issues: Hate on the Internet
Issue Date: 11-May-2020
Publisher: United Nations (UN)
Publication Place : [New York]
Edition: 1
Material Type: recommendation
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Format: pdf
Language: English
Country Coverage: UN region 
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Abstract: "III. CONCLUSION The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified existing concerns related to the spread and use of hate speech globally. It has also created new vulnerable groups targeted by hate speech. Ensuring that hate speech is effectively addressed and countered at both national and global level will help improve our responses to the pandemic in the short term. It will also give us an opportunity to “build back better” by addressing the root causes of this phenomenon in our societies through promoting inclusion, solidarity and our common humanity."
Notes: includes recommendations to 1) United Nations departments, agencies, funds and programmes; 2) Member States; 3) social media and tech companies; 4) media; 5) civil society and other stakeholders
Physical Description: 7 p.
Appears in Collections:Tolerance and Non-Discrimination in the Context of COVID-19

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