FOC issues Joint Statement on Digital Inclusion

In its ‘Joint Statement on Digital Inclusion’, the Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) expresses concern over the persistence of digital divides, and support for measures to promote digital inclusion.

The joint statement was launched by Germany and Ghana at the 2020 Freedom Online Conference in Accra, on Thursday 6 February 2020. Read it here.

On 5 March 2020, Germany delivered a statement on digital inclusion on behalf of Members of the FOC during the general debate of the 43rd Session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva. The statement reaffirms FOC’s commitment to promoting digital inclusion and calls upon governments to implement long-lasting measures to address access and use of the Internet in order to address the multiple digital divides, including addressing underlying causes.