Building peace in the minds of men and women

Principles for AI: Towards a Humanistic Approach? A Global Conference - 4 March 2019, Room 1

Mon, 4 Mar -
11:45 to 13:00

Plenary Session 2: The Universality of AI?

Andrés Roemer

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Social Change and the Free Flow of Knowledge, writer, philanthropist, human rights activist

The Mexican writer Andrés Roemer was designated UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Societal Change and the Free Flow of Knowledge (2017-2019) in September 2017. Mr Roemer received this title in recognition of his commitment to promoting free and pluralistic societies as a contribution to peace and human rights. In 2008, he created La Ciudad de las Ideas (CDI), an International Festival promoting creativity and innovation through social entrepreneurship. The festival is considered one of the most important conferences on creativity in Latin America.