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Is Militarization Essential for Security in 2022 and Beyond?In the 20 years from 9/11 to the exit from Afghanistan, the U.S. and its allies significantly expanded their military and security infrastructures. As America pivots from the War on Terror, new areas of focus have begun to take center stage. On December 14 at 3:00pm ET, Carnegie Council invites you to attend a virtual panel on both the security benefits and often misunderstood costs of militarism for society.Learn More
Ethics, Governance, & Emerging Technologies: A Conversation with C2G & AIEIEmerging technologies with global impact are creating new ungoverned spaces at a rapid pace. In this critical moment, frameworks and approaches to govern these technologies, are often unclear or altogether nonexistent. On December 7 at 8:00am ET, we invite you to virtually attend a panel discussion and Q&A on these issues with leaders from the Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G) and the Carnegie Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative (AIEI).Learn More
AI & Warfare: Are We in a New "Horse & Tank Moment"? with Kenneth PayneWill AI systems transform the future battlefield so dramatically that it will render existing paradigms and doctrines obsolete? In this Artificial Intelligence & Equality podcast, Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen is joined by Kenneth Payne, the author of I, Warbot: The Dawn of Artificially Intelligent Conflict, to discuss the impact of AI systems on military affairs, the nature and character of war and warfare, strategic culture, and geopolitical affairs.Learn More
The Doorstep: Reversing Missed Opportunities in Africa, with Howard W. FrenchBy 2030, Africa is projected to be home to 60 percent of the world's working-age population. Columbia Journalism School's Professor Howard W. French, author of the recently published Born in Blackness, joins Doorstep co-hosts Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to explain how this will impact global economies, climate change politics, and U.S.-China relations.Learn More
Why Are We Failing at the Ethics of AI?As you read this, AI systems and algorithmic technologies are being embedded and scaled far more quickly than existing governance frameworks (i.e., the rules of the road) are evolving. But a responsible perspective on their ethics and governance is yet to be realized. So why hasn't more been done? Carngie Council Senior Fellows Anja Kaspersen and Wendell Wallach, co-directors of the Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative, explore three main issues.Learn More
Just Out: "Ethics & International Affairs" Fall 2021 IssueThe highlight of this issue is a book symposium organized by Peter Balint on Ned Dobos's “Ethics, Security, and the War Machine.” Additionally, the issue includes a feature article on the reduced legal equality of combatants in war and an essay on ethical AI, gender equality, and illiberal backlash politics. It also contains a review essay on the global politics of health security, and a book review on “War by Agreement.’Learn More
C2GTalk: An Introduction to the Series, with C2G Executive Director Janos PasztorCarnegie Climate Governance Initiative's C2GTalk is a series of one-on-one interviews with influential practitioners and thought leaders, exploring the governance challenges raised by emerging approaches to alter the climate. In this introduction to the series, Mark Turner, host of C2GTalk, and Janos Pasztor, executive director of C2G, define some climate-altering technologies and discuss the work of C2G.Learn More
Carnegie Council Announces 2021 Impact InitiativesCarnegie Council is pleased to announce its 2021 Impact Initiatives. These initiatives identify pressing ethical issues, convene leading experts, and produce agenda-setting resources to educate and activate communities globally. The Impact Initiatives will drive forward actionable real-world solutions in the areas of climate change, migration, artificial intelligence, and foreign policy.Learn More
- DECEMBER 7
Tuesday, 8:00 AM Ethics, Governance, and Emerging Technologies: A Conversation with the Carnegie Climate Governance Initiative (C2G) and Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative (AIEI) Anja Kaspersen, Janos Pasztor, Cynthia Scharf, Wendell Wallach, Ronnie Saha This event is being conducted virtually through Zoom webinar and YouTube Live.
- DECEMBER 14
Tuesday, 3:00 PM Is Militarization Essential for Security in 2022 and Beyond? Elliot Ackerman, Neta C. Crawford, Ned Dobos, Joel H. Rosenthal This event is being conducted virtually through Zoom webinar and YouTube Live.