Past Events

[Workshop] Security for 5G and beyond

22 August 2022 -

Event date: 22 August 2022 The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is hosting a workshop on “Security for 5G and beyond” to explore the existing security gaps in 5G and potential directions for 6G. This workshop would facilitate knowledge exchanges on the ongoing 5G security activities in relevant ITU study groups and develop a common understanding […]

[Webinar] Human-centered AI for dangerous mental health behaviors online

06 July 2022 | Online

Event date: 6 July 2022, 17:00–18:30 CEST This AI for Good Discovery event will discuss the building of human- and community-centred AI tools to handle dangerous mental health behaviours online such as suicide crisis, self-injury, and disordered eating behaviours. Dr Stevie Chancellor will expound on the technicalities of such tools and the necessary lab settings. […]

[Webinar] Enhanced use of data to monitor safety and effectiveness of paediatric medicines

06 July 2022 | Online

Event date: 6 July 2022, 15:00–16:30 CEST As an addition to the Global Accelerator Paediatric Formulations (GAP-f) #BetterMeds4Kids webinar series, this webinar will discuss the design and implementation of the Paediatric Data Hub with an aim to discover creative data-tracking methods to improve paediatric medicines. For more information, and to register, please visit the official […]

[Talk] Digital Xchange focus group 2022: How to put the “Human” back at the centre of digital transformation ?

30 June 2022 | Geneva

Event date: 30 June 2022, 18:00–20:00 CEST The digitalswitzerland Foundation, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum collaborated in a series of events titled Digital Xchange to raise important questions about the rapidly changing landscape of our digital future. This specific workshop will feature small discussion […]

[Workshop] Voice Recognition Implementation in Vehicles

30 June 2022 | Online

Event date: 30 June 2022, 9:30–12:30 CEST The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is organising a workshop titled Voice Recognition Implementation in Vehicles based on a member’s contribution to the latest Focus Group on Vehicular Multimedia (FG-VM) working group meeting. Changan Automobile, Aston Martin, Huawei, and other stakeholders expressed interest in a workshop to explicate the […]

[Briefing #86] Africa at the forefront | AI sentience & social challenges

28 June 2022 | Online

It’s been all over the news, but the discussion goes beyond whether Google’s artificial intelligence ‘LaMDA’ has actually become sentient: from risks of bias and abuse, to various policy responses towards algorithms and AI. What are the risks and how should we prepare for them beyond the hype? Africa is becoming more prominent in global […]

[Webinar] The digitalisation of education and its impact on the right to education

24 June 2022 | Online

Event date: 24 June 2022, 13:00–14:30 CEST The Network for International Policies and Cooperation in Education and Training (NORRAG) and the UN special rapporteur on the right to education jointly organised an online side event for the 2022 Human Rights Council to launch the special rapporteur’s report on the digitalisation of education. The COVID-19 pandemic […]

[Webinar] Data Interoperability: The benefits for the Land Administration sector

24 June 2022 | Online

Event date: 24 June 2022, 10:00–12:00 CEST The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) is hosting a webinar with experts from land administration and management to explore the opportunities and challenges of increasing data operability in this field. The session will shed light on the FAIR Data Principles (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable), and […]

[Talk] Cyber operations, armed conflicts, and international law

23 June 2022 | Geneva

Event date: 23 June 2022, 17:30–18:30 CEST In this talk, researchers from the Geneva Academy will shed light on the different examples of cyber operations (e.g. Stuxnet, NotPetya, and SolarWinds) allegedly conducted or sponsored by states to explicate their geopolitical effects and challenges to international law. As the importance of ICT grows in the modern […]

[Talk] Disinformation in Time of Crisis: How Should Governments and Civil Society React?

23 June 2022 | Online

Event date: 23 June 2022, 12:30–14:00 CEST The Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP) will host a discussion session for alumni and the general public to tackle questions that widespread disinformation campaigns have posed at governmental institutions and civil society groups. For more information, and to register, please visit the official page.