CSTD

Commission on Science and Technology for Development, twenty-fifth session

The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is a subsidiary body of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the UNs focal point for science, technology and innovation (STI) for development. It is a forum for strategic planning, sharing lessons learned and best practices, providing foresight about critical trends in STI in key […]

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MozFest Discussion: Decolonising AI and Digital Extractivism

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 […]

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