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12 Mar 2024
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Free Face-to-Face Training on Introduction to Generative Artificial Intelligence for Geneva-based Permanent Missions

Geneva, Switzerland
1 Days
Programme Area
Multilateral Diplomacy
Event Focal Point Email
By application & selection
Mode of Delivery
Multilateral Diplomacy
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Artificial Intelligence holds immense importance in today’s rapidly advancing technological landscape, influencing nearly every facet of our personal and professional lives. In this context, understanding AI and its implications becomes essential for individuals, the private sector and governments. It empowers them to be able to engage with AI and AI-using technology in an informed manner, understanding the opportunities it creates while remaining aware of its limitations. This understanding is crucial for all stakeholders, including international civil servants and diplomats, in order for them to be able to create the international and national frameworks and regulations required to ensure AI is applied ethically.

Join UNITAR and fellow decision-makers from Permanent Missions in Geneva to gain a better understanding of the potential of generative AI and how it is impacting diplomatic work. The training will also consider current governance frameworks and ethics considerations.

The training activity consists of a briefing session taking place in a face-to-face format in Geneva, Switzerland, from 2pm to 4:30pm. The training will take place in Conference Room F at the International Conference Center Geneva (CICG) located at 17 Rue de Varembé in Geneva.

The proposed training programme will be conducted in English.

UNITAR trainings are designed to be highly interactive and participatory. The briefing will utilize a variety of pedagogical tools to enable participants to acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of the substantive issues at hand.

The training is aimed at personnel of Permanent Missions based in Geneva, Switzerland, for whom it is free of charge.

Insurance Waiver:

By applying to the Training on Generative Artificial Intelligence, all participants confirm that they are aware that the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) does not insure participants for this training. All participants are advised to arrange at their own expense insurance against sickness, accident, permanent or temporary disability, death and third party risk for the period of the activity, including travel time.

Note: Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis, and registration will be closed once the maximum number of participants has been reached.

Kindly ensure to use your full name in your application, as well as to specify your position within the Permanent Mission of your respective country.