Doha Debates– Don't settle for a Divided World

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Can technology unlock world peace?

This debate was held at Northwestern University in Qatar
March 11, 2020

Introduction

Technology infiltrates every aspect of our lives, from personal interactions on social media to the global ramifications of satellite imagery. The development of new technology often brings with it a certain idealism and the promise for a better future, but in reality, technology can be used for harm. Doha Debates teamed up with UNESCO-Qatar and the United Nations’ Department of Policy and Peacebuilding Affairs’ Innovation Cell to host a special debate event on the role of technology in the context of peace. Can emerging technologies be deployed for the good of humanity? Or do they spell disaster?

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