CoE Conference discussing challenges and threats from artificial intelligence kicks off

Misinformation, disinformation and propaganda are now happening on a massive scale and are easy to target over a world living in an increasingly social media existence, Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, said on Thursday, addressing a two-day online Conference of Ministers responsible for the Media and Information Society of the Council of Europe titled “Artificial Intelligence – Intelligent Politics: Challenges and Opportunities for Media and Democracy”.

The conference is organized by the Council of Europe (CoE) and the Republic of Cyprus, through the Press and Information Office (PIO), and is under the auspices of the President of the Republic, Nicos Anastasiades, while the Minister of Interior, Nicos Nouris, is chairing it as host Minister.

Anastasiades said in his address during the opening of the conference that “we need to reflect on the various cha

Source: Cyprus News Agency