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Notice of Press Conference, 13.05.2022

On Tuesday 17 May 2022, at 11.30, at the Holy See Press Office, a press conference will be held to present the Interfaith Meeting in Abu Dhabi on Religion, Ethics and Artificial Intelligence (Abu Dhabi, 23-24 May), on the theme: “Brotherhood in Algor-ethics”.

The event will take place in the framework of the Call for an AI Ethics, a document intended to support an ethical approach to artificial intelligence. The text was signed on 28 February 2020, initially by the Pontifical Academy for Life, Microsoft, IBM, the FAO and the government of the Italian Republic. The number of signatories then increased, in the light of awareness of a shared responsibility for the future of humanity.

The speakers will be:

- Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life;

- Msgr. Lucio Sembrano, official of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue;

- Rabbi Dr. David Rosen, International Director of Interreligious Affairs of the American Jewish Committee and member of the Chief Rabbinate of Israel’s Commission for Interreligious Dialogue (linked online);

- Dr. Zeshan Zafar, executive director of the Forum for the Promotion of Peace in Muslim Societies, of Abu Dhabi;

- Professor Fr. Paolo Benanti, T.O.R., Pontifical Gregorian University, scientific director of the “Renaissance” Foundation, ordinary academician of the Pontifical Academy for Life.

The Press Conference will be livestreamed in the original language on the Vatican News YouTube Channel, at