How to adopt a multistakeholder approach to AI governance in Southern Africa?
Artificial Intelligence AI holds considerable potential to accelerate social and economic development in Africa The discussion on AI governance at the SouthernAfrican subRegional Forum on Artificial Intelligence AI SARFAI in Windhoek Namibia underlined good practices and recommendations for multistakeholder driven AI governance in Southern Africa
Are civil servants ready for digital transformation?
The report Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation Competencies for Civil Servants underlines what civil servants need to learn to enable digital transformation to usher their countries and societies into the digital age
Building capacities of judges from Qatar on Artificial Intelligence and the Rule of Law
UNESCO the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights and the Supreme Judiciary Council of Qatar organised the second training on Artificial Intelligence Criminal Justice and Human Rights for judicial operators from Qatar on 1822 September 2022 at Siracusa Italy
UNESCO and partners offer new online course on Information and Elections in the Digital Era
This September UNESCO UNDP and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are launching a free global Massive Open Online Course MOOC on Information and Elections in the Digital Era in English French Portuguese and Spanish
From recovery to resilience in the Zimbabwean highlands
Zimbabwe is periodically buffeted by cyclones droughts floods and related landslides which in turn spawn health epidemics To compound matters climate change is increasing both the frequency and intensity of tropical storms and cyclones in the region As part of the Zimbabwe Idai Recovery Project funded by the World Bank and managed by the United Nations Office for Project Services UNESCO has been providing affected communities with support since 2019 to help them make the transition from disaster recovery to longterm climate resilience
UNESCO taking a bottom-up approach to water management
Global water use is projected to grow by 1 per year over the next 30 years driven by demographic growth and rising living standards The challenge will be to meet these growing needs without exhausting polluting or confiscating water resources stated UNESCOs Director General Audrey Azoulay at the Ninth World Water Forum in Dakar Senegal in March Humanitys security is at stake she warned especially in this period of accelerating climate change
Developing digital competencies for civil servants in Latin America
The public sector is leveraging digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for digital transformation and face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future
UNESCO and Telefónica commit to promoting and implementing the Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
The Letter of Intent has been signed by Gabriela Ramos Assistant DirectorGeneral for Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO and Trinidad Jiménez Director of Global Strategy for Public Affairs at Telefónica Publicprivate initiatives will be launched for the development of responsible and sustainable artificial intelligence AI systems
What are the digital competencies for civil servants in Africa?
The public sector leverages on digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for digital transformation and face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future
Civil Servant 2.0: Brainstorming with Southeast Asian experts on digital competencies for policymakers
Public entities use digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for a just inclusive green digital transformation and to face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future
Making a water secure world a reality for all through the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme
Member States agree on the Implementation Plan of the 9th phase of the Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme IHPIX 20222029 entitled Science for a Water Secure World in a Changing Environment