News on Jeroen van den Hoven

Jeroen van den Hoven appointed as Chair Data Ethics Committee UWV (Government organisation with 20.000 employees that deals with Social Benefist in The Netherlands)

Jeroen van den Hoven, professor of Ethics and Technology at TU Delft and chairman of the Data Ethics Committee, likes to stand with 'the boots in the mud'. 'The stakes are high at UWV: nearly 20,000 people work on a crucial dimension of our society: social security. More than 10 million Dutch citizens pay social security contributions, a large number of which make direct use of UWV services. This is about something.' (DUTCH)

WHO: Ethics & AI for COVID-19 response – ethical considerations for contact tracing Apps

Jeroen van den Hoven contributed as a member of expertsgroup WHO to the interim guidance. this interim guidance is intended to inform public health programmes and governments that are considering whether to develop or implement digital proximity tracking technologies for COVID-19 contact tracing. The document covers ethical principles, technical considerations and requirements that are consistent with these principles; and how to achieve equitable and appropriate use of such technologies.

NWO-MVI kennisbenuttingsworkshop ‘Ontwerpen voor publieke waarden in een digitale samenleving’

About the program 'Responsible Innovation. Designing for Public Values in a Digital World' .This programme’s key question is how public values can be safeguarded in digital projects. It is a collaboration between NWO, the municipality of The Hague and several government ministries (Interior and Kingdom Relations, Defence, Foreign Affairs, and Security and Justice). Jeroen van den Hoven contributed to this program as member of the programm commission.