Global Meeting of Experts on the Ethical Aspects of Information Society

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When, local time: 
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 - 9:30am to Thursday, 17 October 2013 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Riga, Latvia
Type of Event: 
Category 8-Symposium
Contact: 
Paul Hector (p.hector@unesco.org)

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.