Event hosted by the Permanent Missions of Bhutan, Jamaica, Senegal, Singapore and Slovenia to the United Nations and the Office of the Special Representative of the OECD to the United Nations on the occasion of the 2021 ECOSOC STI Forum.
Today, AI is transforming societies and economies. As AI applications are adopted around the world, their use also raises questions related to human values, fairness, human determination, privacy, safety and accountability and others. In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, countries have turned to technologies such as AI to combat the crisis. This event provides the opportunity to reflect on AI technologies and their impact on economies and societies worldwide, as well as the role of international co-operation in shaping collective action.