Ukraine: UNESCO implementing new emergency measures to protect journalists
Today UNESCO announced new emergency measures to protect journalists in Ukraine to help displaced Ukrainian journalist unions to continue their work and to support the free flow of information about the war The Organization is providing an initial batch of 125 sets of Personal Protective Equipment as well as training on hostile environments
How to adopt a multistakeholder approach to AI governance in Southern Africa?
Artificial Intelligence AI holds considerable potential to accelerate social and economic development in Africa The discussion on AI governance at the SouthernAfrican subRegional Forum on Artificial Intelligence AI SARFAI in Windhoek Namibia underlined good practices and recommendations for multistakeholder driven AI governance in Southern Africa
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Governance of the IPDC
The Intergovernmental Council of the IPDC is composed of 39 member states elected by UNESCOs General Conference and formally meets once every two years The Council elects amongst its members a Bureau which meets every year and is composed of a Chairperson six ViceChairpersons and one Rapporteur
UNESCO and partners offer new online course on Information and Elections in the Digital Era
This September UNESCO UNDP and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas are launching a free global Massive Open Online Course MOOC on Information and Elections in the Digital Era in English French Portuguese and Spanish
Are civil servants ready for digital transformation?
The report Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation Competencies for Civil Servants underlines what civil servants need to learn to enable digital transformation to usher their countries and societies into the digital age
Civil Servant 2.0: Brainstorming with Southeast Asian experts on digital competencies for policymakers
Public entities use digital technologies to design and implement public policies engage with citizens and improve the delivery of public services However to build an enabling environment for a just inclusive green digital transformation and to face the challenges of digital era governance civil servants require a new set of skills and competencies for the future