Join us, in situ or online, for a discussion on #Cybermediation: What role for blockchain technology and natural language processing AI? on 5 October 2018.
Technological developments impact all aspects of society. Similarly, they impact the practice of diplomacy. Mediation, the peaceful resolution of conflicts through a third party, is no exception. The #Cybermediation initiative, launched earlier this year, explores mediation in the context of new technology, including social media, big data, and artificial intelligence (AI).
We continue the explorations of the #Cybermediation initiative by specifically focusing on the role of blockchain and natural language processing AI.
Registrations are open and accessible through DiploFoundation's website.
On 13 March 2018, the UN Department of Political Affairs, DiploFoundation, the Geneva Internet Platform, the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue, swisspeace, and researchers from Harvard University established a consortium to explore how digital technology affects mediation in preventing and resolving violent conflicts.
The objectives of the #Cybermediation initiative are to:
The initiative focuses on four thematic areas in detail:
DiploFoundation and the Geneva Internet Platform will be coordinating the activities of the thematic working groups on big data and AI. Read more on our #Cybermediation project page.
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