What is Artificial Intelligence? Which are the risks it can pose to Human Rights? Can the tech companies that produce AI technologies be held liable for the violations that their products generate?
The Global Human Rights Defence’s International Justice and Human Rights team is eager to invite you to attend to our upcoming webinar on “Artificial Intelligence, Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility: Risks and Opportunities” that will take place on 30th September at 2 PM CET.
In this online panel, GHRD will discuss the current impact of AI technology on Human Rights , and whether or not tech companies that produce these softwares can be held responsible for the violations resulted from them.
Our panelists include:
Yassin Osman: Yassin is a Programme Lawyer with the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, where focuses on human rights issues in the Africa and Middle East region, as well as digital rights. He graduated with a First-Class Honours from the Irish Centre for Human Rights, at the National University of Ireland, Galway, completing a Master’s in International Human Rights Law. His research, titled Digital Apartheid, focused on internet shutdowns, their capacity to lead to political suppression and marginalisation of minorities, and its impact on the human rights framework, particularly the right to freedom of expression and assembly.
Maria Pia Sacco:
Maria Pia is a Senior Project Lawyer with the Legal Policy & Research Unit. As Senior Project Lawyer, she is responsible for the IBA legal projects in the area of corporate and professional integrity, including anti-corruption and business and human rights. She is currently leading the IBA Working Group on AI and Human Rights, contributing to the work of the Council of Europe Ad Hoc Commission on Artificial Intelligence. Maria Pia graduated cum laude from L.U.I.S.S. University in Rome and completed a Master in Law and Economics from Bologna University, Hamburg University and the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research in Mumbai. Maria Pia is completing a Ph.D. in Law and Economics at the Rotterdam Institute of Law and Economics.
You can register to attend the webinar: Click here