World News in Brief: Artificial intelligence pledge, child abuse online, Sudan crisis deepens

Some of the world’s leading tech companies have signed a ground-breaking agreement with the UN to build more ethical artificial intelligence (AI) systems. https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2024/02/1146217
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World News in Brief: Artificial intelligence pledge, child abuse online, Sudan crisis deepens

Untested AI-based tools could harm patients, WHO warns

16 May 2023

As excitement builds throughout health and information systems worldwide over the rich potential benefits of new tools generated by artificial intelligence (AI), the UN health agency on Tuesday called for action to ensure that patients are properly protected.

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UN chief says regulation needed for AI to ‘benefit everyone’

UN chief says regulation needed for AI to ‘benefit everyone’

06 Jul 2023

The development of artificial intelligence, or AI, “for the good of all” requires guardrails grounded in human rights, transparency and accountability, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.

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UN chief says regulation needed for AI to ‘benefit everyone’

UN chief says regulation needed for AI to ‘benefit everyone’

06 Jul 2023

The development of artificial intelligence, or AI, “for the good of all” requires guardrails grounded in human rights, transparency, and accountability, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.