UN Human Rights Office announces new partnership with Microsoft

Microsoft will provide a $5 million grant to support work of the UN Human Rights Office as part of a new partnership announced Tuesday by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The five-year agreement will include development and use of advanced technology to better predict, analyze and respond to complex human rights situations worldwide. It also builds on a long relationship between Microsoft and the UN Human Rights Office and highlights their commitment to making sure technology plays a positive role in protecting and promoting human rights.

For more information, read the press release and go to the Microsoft News Center site about the partnership.

Vanessa Ho
Microsoft News Center Staff