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Workshops for parliamentarians on AI 2/3- The emerging impacts of artificial intelligence on society


10:00 (Geneva, CET) 

Advances in the development and deployment of artificial intelligence are presenting both challenges and opportunities for humanity. This session will allow parliamentarians to hear from world-leading experts on how these technologies are impacting:

  • Democratic institutions
  • Work and labour
  • Human rights
  • Warfare
  • Industry 

This session is part of the series of capacity-building Workshops for parliamentarians on AI, in preparation for the forthcoming IPU resolution on The impact of artificial intelligence on democracy, human rights and the rule of law.

Participation is open to all parliamentarians and parliamentary staff. No prior knowledge of AI is needed. Interpretation will be provided in English, French and Spanish. For more information, please contact [email protected]


Neema Lugangira, Member of Parliament (United Republic of Tanzania), rapporteur of the IPU resolution


Joel Blit, Senior Fellow at the Centre of International Governance Innovation, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Waterloo

Phil Thigo, Adviser at the Government of Kenya, Member of the UN High-level Advisory Body on Artificial Intelligence

Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director General for Communication and Information, UNESCO

Interpretation will be provided in English, French, Spanish and Arabic.



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