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Governance of data and AI

13 November, 2019 15 November, 2019 EST

(Geneva, Switzerland) The objective of this three-day gathering is to explore how international organizations and other relevant stakeholders can implement privacy and ethical frameworks of artificial intelligence. Special emphasis will be placed on practical solutions for decision makers working to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This multi-stakeholder, multi-disciplinary event will address key challenges facing international organizations related to AI, data protection and human rights in the age of the 4th Industrial Revolution. It will feature leading technologists and experts from the fields of human rights, data privacy, and AI ethics.  Day 1: A Human Rights-based Approach to AI This meeting will focus on the development of a human rights-based approach to AI, with a particular emphasis on identifying practical solutions to address transparency and access to information, accountability for harms caused by AI-supported decisions, equality and non-discrimination. The meeting is co-hosted by UN Global Pulse and UN Human Rights. A closed meeting of the UN Privacy Policy Group will be organized at the end of Day 1. Day 2: Data Governance in International Organizations: From theory to practice Following the adoption of the Principles on Personal Data Protection and Privacy by the UN HLCM, this meeting’s objective is to explore how international organizations can operationalize their data privacy principles and mechanisms. Particularly, the aim is to discuss the key steps in developing and implementing a data privacy and data protection program as part of a data governance framework. The event will bring together policy, legal, data privacy and data protection, information and cyber security experts from UN system organizations and other international organizations. This event is supported by UN Global Pulse, as a chair for the UN PPG, UNICEF and UN Human Rights. Day 3 (morning): Consultation on Recommendation 3a of the Report of the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Digital Cooperation  This roundtable will focus specifically on Recommendation 3a, which calls on diverse stakeholders to take part in a review of the application of human rights instruments in the digital age. The meeting is co-hosted by UN Global Pulse and UN Human Rights. Day 3 (afternoon): Meeting of the UN Global Pulse Advisory Group on the Governance of Data and AI This meeting will bring together the UN Global Pulse-established group of experts on data privacy and data protection as well as AI ethics experts. The meeting is open to the members of the Group and invited UN representatives.


13 November, 2019
15 November, 2019
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Palais des Nations

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