UNESCO

AI FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

 

About Viva Technology

 
VivaTech is Europe's biggest startup and tech event. Co-organized by Publicis Groupe and Groupe Les Echos and dedicated to the growth of startups, digital transformation, and innovation, the 5th edition will take place on June 16-19, 2021.

In 2019,  the event reached 231 million people worldwide, bringing together 124,000 visitors including more than 13,000 startups, 3,000 venture capital firms, and 2,500 journalists from 124 countries. This year, VivaTech will provide a hybrid experience, in-person in Paris and online worldwide, that will bring 
together an even larger community of innovators.
 

About UNESCO

 
UNESCO is the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. UNESCO works so that each child and citizen has access to quality education. By promoting cultural heritage and the equal dignity of all cultures, UNESCO strengthens bonds among nations.
UNESCO fosters scientific programmes and policies as platforms for development and cooperation.
 
UNESCO stands up for freedom of expression and access to information, as a fundamental right and a key condition for democracy and development. Serving as a laboratory of ideas with digital innovation at its heart, UNESCO helps countries develop policies and programmes that foster the free flow of ideas and knowledge sharing to tackle the world’s challenges and ensure sustainable development for all.
 

UNESCO Challenges

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Challenge 1
Conserving our Biodiversity
Help us harness AI to preserve our Planet


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Challenge 2
Gender bias and discrimination
Help to reduce the gender digital divide by exposing bias in AI


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Challenge 3
Cracking the Language Barrier through Data and AI
Help us strengthen access to information in low resource languages

      Rewards

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- Presence on stage at VivaTech
- 5 free Startup passes for the 4 days of VivaTech
- A startup booth at VivaTech 2022

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- A meeting with UNESCO teams

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Highlight the challenge solutions on UNESCO web and see what could be done to develop and deploy the solutions through incubation in partnership with the private sector (no engagement) in line with UNESCO’s programming in field offices.