IGF 2019 OF #27 Ethical Policy Frameworks for Artificial Intelligence

Description: 

UN Global Pulse, an innovation initiative of the Secretary General of the United Nations on the subject of Big Data, and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development have conducted a pilot project in 2019 on "Ethical Policy Frameworks for Artificial Intelligence in the Global South". The project aims to develop local ethical policy frameworks for AI in the pilot countries Uganda and Ghana. The aim is to enable the countries to use AI innovations more quickly and effectively to achieve the sustainability goals. The long-term goal is an "African Declaration on AI for the SDGs" by 2021. The project is expected to achieve two results in 2019 that shall be presented and discussed with the community on the global IGF 2019 in Berlin as part of its Data Governance track.

Organizers: 

GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Robert Kirkpatrick, Director, UN Global Pulse
Johannes Wander, Advisor Sector Programme Digital Development, GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
Andreas Foerster, Head of Digital technologies for development unit, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Speakers: 

Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, Pulse Lab Uganda, UN Global Pulse
Derval Usher, Managing Director, Pulse Lab Jakarta, UN Global Pulse
Andreas Foerster, Head of Digital technologies for development unit, German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
Nicole Celikkesen, Advisor Sector Programme Digital Development, GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit

Online Moderator: 

Johannes Wander

SDGs: 

GOAL 5: Gender Equality
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
GOAL 10: Reduced Inequalities