Youth Engagement Series
In 2023, Ola Ugwu, Head of Public and Youth Engagement Programme at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, launched our House of Lords youth engagement series, providing an avenue for the public, particularly London Youth, to have a robust conversation with parliamentarians, academics and expert practitioners on pertinent Rule of Law issues impacting their everyday lives. The inaugural event on May 17 focused on Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ethics and the Rule of Law while the most recent event on July 18 focused on Youth Justice and the Rule of Law.
18 July 2023
On 18 July, Ola Ugwu, Head of Public and Youth Engagement Programme at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law convened an engaging event that delved into the multifaceted challenges of our Youth Justice System.
This event facilitated an open and honest conversation with London Youth, Metropolitan Police, Parliamentarians, Academia and Expert practitioners on Youth Justice and the Rule of law with a focus on prison reform, rehabilitation of ex-offenders and annihilation of Knife Crime in cosmopolitan London, via instituting 'workable' solutions using a bottom-up approach.
Keynote Address: Lord John Bird MBE, The Big Issue Group
Chair: Ola Ugwu, Head of Public and Youth Engagement, BIICL
Speakers: Paul Cowley, Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation and Bishops' Advisor for Prisons and Penal Affairs, Shaun Pascal, Metropolitan Police and Black Wall Street Media and David Breakspear, Revolving Doors
15 May 2023
On 15 May, Ola Ugwu, Head of Public and Youth Engagement Programme at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law convened an engaging and thought-provoking event that delved into the ethical considerations surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) and its implications for human rights and the Rule of Law.
Our speakers explored the multifaceted ethical challenges posed by AI, including issues of bias, fairness, accountability, transparency, and privacy. They also discussed the potential impact of AI on fundamental human rights, such as the right to privacy, freedom of expression, equal treatment, and access to information. They also explored the ethical responsibilities of developers, policymakers, and society at large in shaping the development and deployment of AI technologies.
Chairs: Ola Ugwu, Head, Public and Youth Engagement Programme, BIICL and Dylan Kawende FRSA, Head of Innovation, The New Black
Speakers: Seyi Akiwowo, CEO Glitch, Lord Dr Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE, Chairman SOAS, Prof. Spyros Maniatis, BIICL Director, Dr. Irene Pietropaoli, BIICL, Sarah Skoropa, Article 15 Right to Science, Prof. Jack Stilgoe, UCL, Dr Michael Veale, UCL, Ashley Winton, AI Partner, Mishcon de Reya, Jacky Wright, McKinsey & Company and Paul van Zyl, CEO, The Conduit