Another session I attended at Mozfest 22 was Fostering Global South engagement in AI and data governance: Building a community and research agenda. The session was organized by Jhalak M. Kakkar, Centre for Communication Governance, and Prateek Sibal, UNESCO. The use of AI and Big Data-based systems is challenging data protection and privacy principles, developed […]Read more..
One of MozFest 22’s themes was about “decolonising AI”. What does the term really mean? As MozFest put it, worldviews, practices and algorithms embedded in the knowledge of the Global Majority, African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American, Black, Indigenous, and people who have been racialized as ‘ethnic minorities’ – and have largely been kept apart […]Read more..
<AI & Equality> is a Women at the Table initiative in collaboration with UN Human Rights (OHCHR). It is a basic human rights workshop blended with tools to directly and immediately see how human rights principles can be applied and thought about analytically in code. The workshop showcases a Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) to AI, […]Read more..
On Thursday 3 March 2022, the UN Women, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York (NGO CSW/NY), organized a webinar entitled Preventing & addressing intimidation or reprisals for cooperation with the UN in the field of human rights. The following is […]Read more..
This year’s WSIS is organized under the theme “ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs”. The inauguration date is Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 CET. The Opening Ceremony will feature a number of distinguished panellists, including: Mr. Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary-General Dr. Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General […]Read more..