ESCWA and Arab Industrial Development and Mining Organization (AIDMO) co-organized an expert group meeting on Artificial Intelligence and Local Industrial Development in Arab countries.
The meeting concluded with key recommendations as follows:
- The organizers will develop and promote AI guides for regulations and strategies that maximize the benefits of AI and alleviate potential threats on societies and industries
- The participants stressed the importance of re-engineering the education system
- The meeting participants advocate the cooperation and partnership between the public and private sectors in joint national projects
- The participants expressed a loud call to deploy AI tools for addressing the challenges introduced by AI applications mainly in privacy, cyber security and corporate security.