IFIP representatives from the ACS (Australian Computer Society), the Australian member society of IFIP, attended a workshop in Sydney on 30 June 2022.

The group discussed the Mission of #IFIP, created under the auspices of UNESCO: to achieve the worldwide professional and socially responsible development and application of information and communication technologies.

Sharon Singh, secretary for TC3 – Education, shared a proposed #education initiative which has been tabled with UNESCO and will be discussed at next month’s World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 2022) Hiroshima in Japan https://wcce2022.org/.

Former ACS President and IFIP President-elect, Anthony Wong, said he was thrilled by the positive responses received during their recent visit with Orhan O. at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in Geneva in relation to a joint IFIP ITU project on Cybersecurity Skills Frameworks.

Congratulations to ACS IFIP Rep Paul Haskell-Dowland from Edith Cowan University who has been elected as Chair of IFIP TC11: #Security and #Privacy Protection in Information Processing Systems.

The Team also discussed projects and initiatives on the various dimensions of AI with various United Nations Agencies including UNCTAD, ITU, UNDP and UNESCO and on the wider international roles of IFIP in the world ecosystem including on climate change and the engagements of young ICT professionals.

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Caption: ACS IFIP representatives at their recent meeting in Sydney