Accountability in the age of the algorithm: championing pathways to inclusion in tech-driven futures

Publication language
Date published
12 Mar 2020
Conference, training & meeting documents
Accountability to affected populations (AAP), Inclusion
CDAC Network

The responsible and ethical use of emerging technologies within humanitarian systems requires intentional, democratised design with diverse perspectives to ensure that technological futures do not exacerbate past inequalities. Inclusive futures that impact all of us cannot be designed by just a select, privileged few. The global humanitarian system is increasingly intersecting with the technological revolution that is already fundamentally altering the way we live, work and relate to one another1 . While some aid organisations are approaching it tentatively and in a piecemeal way, others are embedding digital innovation and processes enthusiastically and holistically across the board