The White House will announce next week a group of nations that have pledged to work together to stop the export of technology that can be used by criminals, oppressors and repressive governments to violate human rights.
Senior White House officials declined to name the nations that will join the group or the technologies and groups it will target, it was revealed that the named members will submit a “written nonbinding code of conduct or statement of principles intended to guide the application of human rights criteria to export licensing policy.”
Senior White House officials highlighted China as an example of a nation that has abused technology to oppress its people
The Biden administration invited just over 100 government leaders to the virtual democracy event scheduled for December 9 and 10, the first of its kind aimed at eliminating democratic backsliding and erosion of rights and freedoms worldwide.
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