Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Committee (SOCHUM)


Savira Ramadhanty

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Country: Oriental Republic of Uruguay

Committee: Social, Cultural & Humanitarian Committee

A. Topic: A Magna Carta for the Internet Magna Carta is a charter originally agreed by King John of England at Runnymede, near Windsor on 15 June 1215. Hundreds of years back, Magna Carta was drafted as a termination of the power of the tyrannical monarch-King John himself. As a symbol of freedom and equality, Magna Carta had put an end to English sovereigns’ absolute power. Nowadays, more than 800 years later, in a life full of technology has raised another problem regarding freedom and equality. Internet has been hailed as a media that provides, accommodates and have access to almost everything which also bring up the problems of privacy and net neutrality.

The Oriental Republic of Uruguay believes that this has violated the basic human rights. According to Freedom House, the Oriental Republic of Uruguay ranks as one of the freest countries in terms of political rights and civil liberties. As what has been lauded, Uruguay respects every human rights even the simplest one. Simultaneously, forums and treaties has arisen from this issue in Uruguay. Constitutional can guarantee that free expression are respected, and violations of press freedom are rare. The government does not place restrictions on using the ...