15 September 2020
This report recognizes artificial intelligence (AI) as an opportunity to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), through its contribution to building inclusive knowledge societies.Based on UNESCO’s Internet Universality ROAM framework agreed by UNESCO’s Member States in 2015, this study analyzes
- how AI and advanced information and communication technologies (ICTs) will impact Human Rights in terms of freedom of expression, privacy, media, journalism and non-discrimination;
- how Openness needs to inform the technological and safety challenges related to AI;
- how Access to AI hinges upon access to algorithms, hardware, human resources and data; and
- how a Multi-stakeholder approach concerning AI governance can address the challenges and opportunities for the benefit of humanity.