The rapid advancement of generative AI tools, such as large language models like GPT, raised a serious discussion about the challenges and opportunities brought by generative AI and about the ways to handle them. Leading AI experts have warned of an existential threat to humanity from AI, as others emphasize the opportunities from AI, while also accepting there could be a range of harmful impacts from its use. The Consultative Event “Artificial Intelligence – The Great Challenge to Humanity in the 21st Century: What Are the Real Threats and Opportunities?” proposes to discuss and sketch out the challenges and opportunities of and the evolving proposals to address both the good and negative impacts of this humanity transforming technology.
This event is in partnership with the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Canada.
As the Canadian branch of the Geneva-based International Commission of Jurists, ICJ Canada has been promoting the rule of law, human rights, and the independence of the judiciary in Canada and around the world since 1958. ICJ Canada provides legal expertise to ensure that developments in international law adhere to human rights principles, and that international standards are implemented domestically.