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Right to Access

Every child has the right to unrestricted and equal access to the digital world. (UN-CRC Art. 17) Access should be granted without discrimination of any kind, irrespective of the child's or his or her parent's or legal guardian's race, colour, gender, language, religion, political or other opinion, the national, ethnic or social origin, property, disability, birth or status. (UN-CRC Art.2)

Digitisation facilitates new types (and phenomena) of discrimination, e.g. cyberbullying or hate speech, which are spread widely via social media and thereby multiply the effects of discrimination.


  • Ansicht: IGF 2019: Bericht des High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation der Vereinten Nationen

    IGF 2019: Report of the High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation

    The High-level Panel on Digital Cooperation (HLPDC), which was convened in 2018, presented its final report in June 2019, including recommendations to the Internet Governance Forum. The recommendations will be discussed at the main meeting "Digital Cooperation" at this year's IGF. In preparation, the IGF community is asked to comment on the recommendations online.

  • Ansicht: IGF 2019: Bericht des High Level Panel on Digital Cooperation der Vereinten Nationen

    Invitation to the Internet Governance Forum 2019

    Stiftung Digitale Chancen

    The 14th Internet Governance Forum will take place in Berlin this year under the motto "One World. One Net. One vision".

  • Ansicht: Wo sind die Stimmen der Kinder in der Netzpolitik

    Children's demands to Internet politicians

    Stiftung Digitale Chancen, Stiftung Digitale Chancen

    Children have rights - offline and online. Could children’s right to vote contribute to the execution of their rights? What role does the Internet play in this regard? Within the framework of the re:publica, young people discussed these issues on the main stage of the Netzfest last week.

Scientific studies

Official documents