Global Meeting of Experts on the Ethical Aspects of Information Society

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UNESCO’s Information for All Programme (IFAP), the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of Latvia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Latvia and the Latvian National Commission for UNESCO are gathering together leading experts from around the world to discuss current and emerging ethical challenges of the information society.
This event is the next step in an ongoing effort of UNESCO’s Information for All Programme (IFAP) to raise awareness of, identify, and reflect upon societal and ethical challenges brought about by information and communications technologies. Building on conclusions from the previous debates, the meeting aims to review the progress made by UNESCO and IFAP in the implementation of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Action Line C10 (Ethical dimensions of the information society), and to prepare recommendations for sustainable and feasible actions in Member States.


Details

Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 16.10.2013 10:30 local time
End 17.10.2013 18:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Hector, Paul
Organizer UNESCO's Intergovernmental Information for All Programme (IFAP), Latvian National Commission for UNESCO
Contact Paul Hector (p.hector@unesco.org)
Country Latvia
City Riga
Venue Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Street K.Valdemara Street 3
Room
Permanent Delegation Contact Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Latvia to UNESCO
Major Programme
Language of Event English
Estimated number of participants 75
Official Website Conference website of the Riga Global Meeting on the Ethical Aspects of the Information Society
Link 1 Global Meeting of Experts on the Ethical Aspects of Information Society
Link 2 Information for All Programme (IFAP)
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