Project ID 555GLO3000

Policy makers, researchers and the general public especially young people will be sensitized to the ethical implications of AI and genome editing through a series of roundtables inviting eminent international experts. Informative and educational videos on these topics will also be produced and widely distributed through UNESCO's website and networks for educational and awareness raising purposes.

  • On-going

USD 171,316

Total Project Budget

USD 166,393

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2019.06.27
End Date 2022.07.26

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Social and human sciences Japan 171,316 166,393

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Social and human sciences
Outcome 9 - Develop ethical standards, norms and frameworks for action to meet the challenges of innovative technologies and digital transformation Output: 9.SHS5 - Member States capacities and policies strengthened to benefit from AI, gene-editing, neuro-technologies, and other frontier technologies, and to address the associated risks, including inequalities and discrimination, in line with international ethical standards, recommendations and frameworks
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 30%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 20%