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  • Artificial Intelligence, Justice, & the Rule of Law 07/29/21
    Renée Cummings, Nicholas Davis, Anja Kaspersen,
    In this episode of the Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative podcast, Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen is joined by Thunderbird School of Global Management's Nicholas Davis and University of Virginia's Renée Cummings to discuss the impact of AI-based technologies on justice, the rule of law, and law enforcement operations.
  • The Ethics of Global Vaccine Distribution, Part Three, with Florencia Luna 07/27/21
    Florencia Luna, Alex Woodson,
    In the third podcast in a series on the COVID-19 pandemic and the ethics of global vaccine distribution, FLASCO's Dr. Florencia Luna details the situation in Latin America and the difficulties faced by middle income countries. What can COVAX and vaccine-rich nations do differently in the face of this continuing public health crisis? How can all nations make sure the world is better prepared for the next pandemic?
  • The Doorstep: Biden's India Strategy, with Dhruva Jaishankar 07/23/21
    Dhruva Jaishankar, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
    The U.S.-India relationship is a central part of the Biden-Harris administration focus on the Indo-Pacific region. Ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's trip to Delhi next week, Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin discuss India's role in the QUAD, vaccine diplomacy, growing bilateral economic ties, and the youth revolution with Dhruva Jaishankar, executive director of Observer Research Foundation America.
  • The Heartbeat of Iran: Real Voices of a Country and Its People, with Tara Kangarlou 07/21/21
    Tara Kangarlou, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
    In today’s interconnected global village, Iran remains a mystery to much of the rest of the world―especially to those living in the United States and the West. In "The Heartbeat of Iran," Tara Kangarlou takes us on a journey into everyday life in Iran, where we meet the diverse people who make up the country’s delicate socio-cultural, political, and religious mosaic. Kangarlou discusses all this and more with Senior Fellows Tatiana Serafin and Nikolas Gvosdev.
  • The Ethics of Global Vaccine Distribution, Part Two, with Ezekiel J. Emanuel 07/14/21
    Ezekiel J. Emanuel, Alex Woodson,
    In the second podcast in a series on the COVID-19 pandemic and the ethics of global vaccine distribution, University of Pennsylvania's Ezekiel Emanuel discusses the positives and negatives of the vaccination campaigns led by the Biden administration and COVAX. With many nations still facing public health emergencies, how can the U.S. effectively and ethically use the vaccine as soft power? What about the Chinese and Russian efforts? How have the pharmaceutical companies approached this effort?
  • The Doorstep: China in the Middle East & U.S. Foreign Policy, with Asha Castleberry-Hernandez 07/09/21
    Asha Castleberry-Hernandez, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
    What is China up to in the Middle East? How is its massive Belt and Road infrastructure project affecting U.S. foreign policy and American citizens? Asha Castleberry-Hernandez, senior advisor in the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, discusses all of this, plus vaccine diplomacy, energy, and human rights, as she shares some of the Biden administration's thinking on these major issues with "Doorstep" co-hosts Tatiana Serafin and Nick Gvosdev.
  • Soft Law Approaches to AI Governance 07/07/21
    Carlos Ignacio Gutierrez, Gary Marchant, Anja Kaspersen,
    In the latest Artificial Intelligence & Equality Initiative (AIEI) webinar, Carnegie Council Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen speaks with Arizona State's Gary Marchant and Carlos Ignacio Gutierrez about their work on characterizing soft law programs for the governance of AI. Soft law is defined as any program that sets substantive expectations, but is not directly enforceable by government. What is the role of these programs in managing applications and methods of AI?
  • The Ethics of Global Vaccine Distribution, Part One, with Cécile Fabre 06/29/21
    Cécile Fabre, Alex Woodson,
    As we enter the summer of 2021, some nations are seeing vaccination rates of around 50 percent, effectively ending the imminent threat of COVID-19; others are still facing public health emergencies. In this first podcast in a series on global vaccine distribution, Oxford's Professor Cécile Fabre discusses the ethical underpinnings of some of the policy choices designed to handle this inequity. What are the moral responsibilities of vaccine-rich countries to the rest of the world?
  • AI & Equality Initiative: Think Before You Code 06/24/21
    Agnes Gierulski, Eva Charlotte Mayer, Lukas D. Pöhler, Anja Kaspersen,
    ThinkTech is an independent nonprofit association, started by and for students, young technologists, and professionals working to shape the impact of artificial intelligence and other digital technologies on individuals and society. Under the slogan "Think before you code," it serves as a platform to create guidance for the responsible development of technology. In this podcast, Senior Fellow Anja Kaspersen speaks with ThinkTech's Lukas D. Pöhler, Eva Charlotte Mayer, and Agnes Gierulski about their projects.  
  • Ethics, Equality, & AI in the Caribbean 06/22/21
    Cordel Green, Stacey N. Russell, Erica Simmons, Pia-Milan Green,
    Artificial intelligence (AI) will affect the socio-economic development of nations across the globe. Caribbean countries are particularly susceptible because they tend to be labor intensive economies and are therefore at risk of significant economic and social disruption from automation and artificial intelligence. Three experts in this space--Cordel Green, Stacey Russell, and Erica Simmons--discuss these issues and much more.
  • The World's Refugee System Needs to be Made Responsible 06/20/21
    Michael W. Doyle, Janine Prantl, Mark Wood,
    Today, we are faced with an unfair and ultimately unsustainable refugee system that simultaneously increases human suffering while placing the burden of hosting refugees on poorer nations. The sad reality is that unilateral and voluntary obligations of individual states and actors have proven ineffective in addressing the global refugee crisis. How can we achieve a system that shares the responsibility for refugees equitably? What will it look like?
  • The Doorstep: Cryptocurrencies & Global Decentralization, with NYU Stern's David Yermack 06/18/21
    David L. Yermack, Nikolas K. Gvosdev, Tatiana Serafin,
    Cryptocurrencies are dominating headlines with El Salvador recently announcing Bitcoin as the country's legal tender and Biden and Putin discussing ransomware and crypto at their Geneva meeting this week. NYU Stern's Professor David Yermack joins Carnegie Council Senior Fellows Nick Gvosdev and Tatiana Serafin to discuss how an experimental digital currency may change the definition of the nation-state over the next decade. Will we be citizens of the country of Google or Amazon?

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