Amal Clooney on how technology companies can be used to promote human rights

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Amal Clooney discusses how technology companies can be used to promote human rights as she takes to the stage at live event in Barcelona

By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline

Published: 11:41 BST, 5 June 2019 | Updated: 11:45 BST, 5 June 2019

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Amal Clooney took to the stage at the SAP Ariba Live conference in Barcelona on Tuesday to discuss how technology companies can promote human rights. 

According to Computer Weekly, the human rights lawyer, 41, specifically urged technologists to look at how they can solve world issues. 

But she discussed how facial recognition technology, for example, offers amazing benefits for society by governments who want to track dissidents. 

Wisdom: Amal Clooney discussed how technology companies can be used to promote human rights as she took to the stage at the SAP Ariba live event in Barcelona on Tuesday

Wisdom: Amal Clooney discussed how technology companies can be used to promote human rights as she took to the stage at the SAP Ariba live event in Barcelona on Tuesday

Notes: The human rights lawyer, 41, specifically urged technologists to look at how they can solve world issues

Notes: The human rights lawyer, 41, specifically urged technologists to look at how they can solve world issues

Amal is a senior advisor to the UN and the United Kingdom attorney general’s expert on public international law.

SAP Ariba's website wrote that, she discussed her focus on 'humanitarian efforts and the responsibility of today’s organizations and business leaders to increase diversity in supply chains, ensure supply chains are free from slavery and child labour, as well as safeguard principles of transparency and sustainability.'

Amal also addressed how, in a world of constant change and disruption, business leaders can support global issues and still be

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