Turkey has blocked a request from Cyprus to participate as an observer at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, amid growing tensions between the two countries.
National security adviser John Bolton will meet with his Russian counterpart in Geneva this week. CNN’s Samantha Vinograd has the weekly presidential briefing.
„The inaugural 2017 summit sparked inclusive global dialogue on the potential of AI to act as a force for good,“ said ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao. „The action-oriented 2018 summit will now harness this momentum to identify practical applications of AI to improve the quality and sustainability of life on our planet.“
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in his video message, „I commend the ITU for the critical role it plays in narrowing the digital divide and connecting people wherever they are, whatever their means. As we look to an increasingly digital future, I welcome your focus on exploring how artificial intelligence can accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals.“