food for brAIn | Talk with Paul Nemitz
News and statements

food for brAIn | Talk with Paul Nemitz

On 23 January, SOLIDAR & SOLIDAR Foundation secretariat and members had an insightful meeting with Paul Nemitz, Principal Adviser on the Digital Transition in DG Justice and Consumers at the European Commission, facilitated by Dr. Susanne Drake from the Willi-Eichler-Akademie.  Mr. Nemitz started the discussion by highlighting the power element in Artificial Intelligence (AI), and that we must…

ECHO Network: The use of internet for the peace movement | Zagreb, Croatia
News and statements

ECHO Network: The use of internet for the peace movement | Zagreb, Croatia

ECHO Network: The use of internet for the peace movement | Zagreb, Croatia The final Study Visit of the ECHO Network project took place in Zagreb, Croatia. From 4 to 8 December, participants took part in activities organised by the Centre for Peace Studies (CPS) and explored the topics of digital spaces in the framework of anti-war movement.    The…

ECHO Network Study Visit – Online Learning and Digital Technology
News and statements

ECHO Network Study Visit – Online Learning and Digital Technology

From 25 to 29 September, ECHO Network’s third study visit took place in Rome. Hosting organisation and ECHO Network project partner, CEMEA Federazione Italiana organised this visit on the topic of online learning and digital technology.    CEMEA Federazione Italiana and its partner organisations Acque Correnti and Movimento di cooperazione educativa (MCE) shared their experience in conducting online training courses. They emphasised the importance of working…

EU Artificial Intelligence Act: civil society calls for regulating surveillance technology
News and statements

EU Artificial Intelligence Act: civil society calls for regulating surveillance technology

Increasingly, in Europe as in the rest of the world, Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are built and deployed for harmful purposes linked to state surveillance. As the negotiations between EU legislators on the EU AI Act are ongoing, civil society organisations including SOLIDAR & SOLIDAR Foundation are calling on policy-makers to set strict limits and scrutiny…

ECHO Network Study Visit Brussels – Active Education and Ethical Digital Tools
News and statements

ECHO Network Study Visit Brussels – Active Education and Ethical Digital Tools

ECHO Network Study Visit Brussels – Active Education and Ethical Digital Tools From 12 and 15 June, the second Study Visit in the framework of the ECHO Network project took place in Brussels, organised by SOLIDAR Foundation’s partner CEMÉA Belgium. The ECHO Network project is based on exchanging experiences and best practices in achieving the vision…

SOLIDAR Foundation Position Paper on AI Implications for Education and Lifelong Learning
Publications

SOLIDAR Foundation Position Paper on AI Implications for Education and Lifelong Learning

SOLIDAR Foundation Position Paper on Artificial Intelligence espouses the view of CSOs across Europe that engage in education and training, formally, informally and non-formally. To better understand SOLIDAR Foundation and its members’ understanding of what AI is, the Position Paper provides a clarification on the importance of conceptualizing AI from the perspective of human rights, given how…