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Name Rising pan-European and International awareness of biometrics and Security ethics
Acronym RISE
Area
Start Date2009-03-01
Duration36 months
StatusOngoing
DescriptionThe RISE project aims to raise pan-European and International Awareness of Biometrics and Security Ethics. The project is based on three main concepts:
1.Dialogue must be global
2.Policy must be ethically informed
3.Conversation must be ongoing

THESE IDEAS GENERATED THREE STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES:
O1: preparing and convening a third international conference in China
O2: preparing and convening a European multi-stakeholder meeting;
O3: preparing and convening a fourth international conference and launching a dialogue initiative

RISE’s strategy is based on the involvement of the wider community of stakeholders and a careful design of its meetings and workshops. A crucial lesson that we have learned from previous conferences is the importance of a multi-disciplinary, multi-sectors, multi-level, cross-borders participation. A pluralist environment is the most suited to stimulate thinking out of the box and search for innovative, win-win, solutions. It avoids “specialists” entering into a vicious circle, and allows participants to reframe issues.

CoordinatorCentre for Science, Society and Citizenship
ContactEmilio Mordini
Tel / Fax+39 06 45551042 / +39 06 45551044
URLhttp://www.riseproject.eu
partnersCentre for Science
Society and Citizenship (IT)
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (GR)
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Biometric Research Center (China)
Centre for Policy on Emerging Technologies (USA)
Lancaster University (UK)
European Biometric Forum (IR)
Global Security Intelligence LLC (USA)
Data Security Council of India (India)
University of Tartu (EE)

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