Anticipatory Data Governance for Society 5.0 in Africa: Addressing Challenges, Risks, and Opportunities
The Society 5.0 vision is a concept originating from Japan that envisions a human-centric, data-driven society where digital technologies and innovations are leveraged to address societal challenges and improve quality of life.
This policy brief explores the challenges, risks, and opportunities for Africa in achieving the vision of Society 5.0, and how anticipatory data governance can support its realization.
Advancing Data Justice in Africa through Just Data Value Creation
The wealth created from data-driven technologies are concentrated within a few countries and multinationals.
Africa, is not positioned to reap the digital dividends from the global data-driven digital economy. Advancing data justice in Africa is essential to ensure that the benefits of data-driven technologies are equitably distributed and do not perpetuate historical injustices, and persistent structural inequities.
In this policy brief , we focus on the six pillars of data justice, we further explore strategies for advancing data justice in Africa through the concept of just data value creation (JDVC)⸺Which can be summarised as a human centered approach to governing data as a factor of production.
Why the G20 Should Lead Multilateral Reform for Inclusive Responsible AI Governance for the Global South
The Think 20 is the official think tank engagement group of the Group of 20 (G20).
Under the "Towards Reformed Multilateralism: Transforming Global Institutions and Frameworks" Taskforce, our Executive Director Shamira Ahmed contributed to this Policy Brief on "Why the G20 Should Lead Multilateral Reform for Inclusive Responsible AI Governance for the Global South."
People-Centered Science and Digital Transformation: A Practical Proposal for the G7 and G20
The Think7 (T7) is the official think tank engagement group of the Group of 7 (G7).
Under the "Science and Digitalization for A Better Future" Taskforce, our Executive Director Shamira Ahmed contributed to this Policy Brief on "People-Centered Science and Digital Transformation: A Practical Proposal for the G7 and G20."
African Dialogues on Transnational AI Governance for the Global Digital Compact (GDC)
As part of the DepHUB’s submission to the UN Global Digital Compact (GDC), participatory dialogues between multiple thought leaders and experts from the private sector, public sector, civil society, individuals, and academia across Africa, took place in the first quarter of 2023.