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Prateek Sibal

Prateek Sibal is a Programme Specialist at the Digital Policies and Digital Transformation Section of the Communication and Information Sector at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. In this framework, he leads the Sector’s work on artificial intelligence and digital transformation with a focus on capacity building for the executive, legislative and the judicial branches of government. The programmes he leads have supported over 100 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe in their digital transformation journey. 

He represents UNESCO at GlobalPolicy.AI, a platform of exchange on AI policies among 8 inter-governmental organisations, including the World Bank, OECD, European Commission, Inter-American Development Bank, Council of Europe. He is a member of the OECD Working Group on AI, Working Group on “Open AI Definition” of the Digital Public Goods Alliance, Law and Technology Working Group of the World Bank’s Global Forum on Law, Justice, and Development, African Union’s AI Working Group and an observer at the Council of Europe’s Committee working on the Convention on AI. 

In the past, he has worked for a Member of Parliament in India, consulted for the City Government of Vancouver, REN21, Paris and founded a multilingual education start-up to publish books in tribal languages in India. 

He teaches digital government at Sciences Po, Paris as an adjunct faculty.