United Nations Human Rights Council
Côte d'Ivoire


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Topic A: Protecting and Promoting Freedom of Expression in the Cyberspace

Country:  Ivory Coast


During the past few decades the world has opened its doors to the information age. This has led to an increased access to the online world and content flowing in and out in huge amounts. As of 2019, 4.38 billion people are active users of the internet. Anybody can be expressing their thoughts, opinions and beliefs about themselves, their society or any experience they have had. However, in such a scenario it is a great concern and challenge for countries around the globe to ensure that information sources are not in the wrong hands. There are individuals who abuse this right through spreading false information, manipulating the masses, propagating terrorism and unfortunately hate speech.