READVERTISED - Translation of Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence ONLY APPLY IF YOU SPEAK THE LANGUAGES LISTED
Application deadline 8 months ago: Thursday 7 Jul 2022 at 00:00 UTCOpen application form
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READVERTISED DUE TO LARGE NUMBER OF UNSUITABLE APPLICANTS. ONLY APPLICANTS WHO SPEAK THAI, LAO, KHMER, BURMESE OR VIETNAMESE WILL BE CONSIDERED. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT SPEAK ONE OF THESE LANGUAGES.
Today, artificial intelligence plays a role in billions of people’s lives. Sometimes unnoticed but often with profound consequences, it transforms our societies and challenges what it means to be human.
AI can provide millions of students with support to complete secondary education, fill an additional 3.3 million jobs, and, more urgently, help us tackle the spread and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with multiple advantages, these technologies also generate downside risks and challenges, derived from malicious use of technology or deepening inequalities and divides.
We need international and national policies and regulatory frameworks to ensure that these emerging technologies benefit humanity as a whole. We need a human-centred AI. AI must be for the greater interest of the people, not the other way around.
APOLOGIES TO THOSE WHO APPLIED PREVIOUSLY AS THE SELECTION PROCESS COULD NOT BE COMPLETED.
In 2021 the UNESCO General Conference approved the Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (see https://en.unesco.org/artificial-intelligence/ethics#recommendation). To enhance information sharing and dialogue on the recommendation, UNESCO is seeking to translate the Recommendation into as many languages as possible. UNESCO Bangkok is seeking translators for Thai, Khmer, Burmese, Vietnamese and Lao.
Excellent English skills to enable understanding of a complex document Fluency in the language of translation (preferably mother-tongue) Attention to detail Prior experience translating technical documents would be an asset