Integrity 20 summit draws ‘stellar cast’

AUDREY COURTY

Watch The Source News special Integrity 20 edition here.  Individual segments appear below

 

The third annual Integrity 20 conference brought together international activists, journalists, philosophers, artists and academics at the Queensland Conservatorium to explore some of the greatest challenges in our ‘age of insecurities’.

The esteemed line-up, which included Shami Chakrabarti, Jose Ramos-Horta, Sarah Chayes, Rafael Marques de Morais, and Peter Greste, highlighted critical issues such as terrorism, the global refugee crisis, systems of corruption, and the erosion of civil liberties and human rights from October 25 to 26.

To view the individual interviews from The Source News coverage, please access the videos below.

 


Integrity 20 Chair, Paul Mazerolle, said the 2016 conference’s ‘stellar cast’ is befitting of a ‘top-shelf’ event.

 


Former president of Timor-Leste and Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Jose Ramos-Horta, set the tone with his keynote address on global peacekeeping and reconciliation efforts.

 


Award-winning correspondent and senior associate at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Sarah Chayes, exposed the relationship between corruption and terrorism.

 


Angolan journalist and human rights activist, Rafael Marques de Morais, issued a rallying cry for exposing, punishing, and driving out state corruption and exploitations of power.

 


Al Jazeera English correspondent, Peter Greste, drew from his personal experience of being jailed in Egypt for spurious charges, highlighting issues of freedom of expression and state censorship.

 

 

One of the world’s leading researchers in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Toby Walsh, honed in on the rapid development of  ever-more-autonomous machines and the complex ethical challenges they present.

 

 

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