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Conference held on new technologies protecting human rights

Updated: Mar 24, 2021


Impact of Emerging Technologies on International Security and Terrorism
Governments, civil society and the private sector have specific roles and responsibilities and must work together to ensure new technologies are backed up with human rights safeguards. PHOTO: ImageCollab

Participants of a virtual conference on the Impact of Emerging Technologies on International Security and Terrorism on 14 October say technologies need to be backed up with human rights safeguards. At the conference by the Foreign Affairs Ministry of Korea and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), they agreed that it is essential to strengthen international co-operation and work together to make a more secure world amid rapid technological advances to effectively address challenges.

Bae Jongin, Ambassador for International Security Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea, says cutting-edge technologies such as artificial intelligence, biotechnology, big data, robotics and similar have been rapidly emerging. He says we need t