Human rights in the time of Covid-19: response, restrictions, and legitimacy: the interplay between eHealth and surveillance

D'Amico, Valeria (A.A. 2020/2021) Human rights in the time of Covid-19: response, restrictions, and legitimacy: the interplay between eHealth and surveillance. Tesi di Laurea in International organization and human rights, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Francesco Cherubini, pp. 161. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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On the side-lines of human beings during Covid-19. The tight curve of the global pandemic. Emergency measures and their needle of the scale. The categories of human rights. Human rights in times of public emergency. Human rights during Covid-19: infringements at first glance. Further breaches on the enjoyment of human rights. The legal framework. The evolution of international human rights law and the principle of non-intervention. IHRL: from rowdy clashes to constructive conventions. Arising interests in the main covenants. To respect, to protect, to fulfil, and beyond. Legal requirements to limit and derogate human rights. The principles behind the actions. States’ due diligence. Principles are "beginnings". Recalibrating human rights during emergencies. The right to health: to which extent "security comes first"? Digital technologies and the reorganisation of the medical field. The potential of artificial intelligence in healthcare. AI-driven healthcare in the EU. Worldwide applications of AI to control the novel Coronavirus. Ethical challenges for AI application in healthcare. The interplay between eHealth and surveillance. Contact tracing in the EU and the implications for the right to private life. EU guidance on proportionate contact tracing. Final remarks on eHealth and surveillance. Dealing with the aftermath of Covid-19. Big data’s blended approach in IHRL. Revisiting article 15 ECHR between a "modern concept of rights" and a "traditional perception of duties". Derogating vs proportionate balancing. How to avoid the ratchet effect. Check-act-learn: a proposal to use gamification to improve safety. Soft law to prevent human rights violations. Towards an international pandemic treaty.


Bibliografia: pp. 124-141. Sitografia: pp. 142-150.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-62)
Chair: International organization and human rights
Thesis Supervisor: Cherubini, Francesco
Thesis Co-Supervisor: Marchisio, Sergio
Academic Year: 2020/2021
Session: Summer
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2021 10:14
Last Modified: 11 Oct 2021 10:14


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