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7 minutes to understand AI and key ROAM-X principles applying to its development

7 minutes to understand AI and key ROAM-X principles applying to its development

The animation series were created based on the UNESCO publication Steering AI and Advanced ICTs for Knowledge Societies – a Rights, Openness, Access, and Multi-stakeholder Perspective to promote a better understanding of guiding human-centred and ethical principles underpinning any development of AI. Each episode contains a key message illustrated from the publication.

Playlists for the video series are available in English and French. Subtitles are available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Khmer, Korean, Myanmar, Spanish, Russian, Thai, Vietnamese and indigenous languages including Dao, Hmong and Muong. The Playlist with indigenous languages dubbing and hard-subbed versions can be watched in Brao, Bunong, Jarai, Kachok, Kavet, Krung, TampuanTay and Thái (subtitles).  

What is Artificial Intelligence?

Episode 1: This episode gives a general introduction to AI and UNESCO’s ROAM-X principles

AI and Human Rights (1)

Episode 2: This episode introduces AI and the importance of Freedom of Expression

AI and Human Rights (2)

Episode 3: This episode talks about AI and other human rights, including participation in public life, privacy, and discrimination and biases.

AI and Openness

Episode 4: This episode discusses openness in AI.

AI and Access

Episode 5: This episode highlights the importance of inclusive access for AI development.

AI and Multistakeholder Participation

Episode 6: This episode illustrates the roles of all stakeholders in the development of AI.

AI and Gender

Episode 7: This episode talks about gender equality and AI.


We'd like to thank all colleagues, volunteers and indigenous youth who helped us to translate the subtitles into their languages.

Arabic: Mohamed Sayed
Chinese: Xi Chen & UNESCO Bangkok
Khmer: Cambodia Indigenous Youth Association (CIYA) & UNESCO Phnom Penh
Korean: Korean National Commission for UNESCO (KNCU)
Mongolian: United Nations Youth Advisory Panel Mongolia
Myanmar: UNESCO Yangon Project Office
Russian: UNESCO Almaty
Spanish: UNESCO Havana
Thai: Sitthichok Mike Mongkhonsaen & UNESCO Bangkok
Vietnamese: Trinh Tran & UNESCO Hanoi
Indigenous languages (Dao, Hmong, Muong, Thái): Center for Sustainable Development in Mountainous Areas (CSDM)
Indigenous languages (Bunong, Jarai, Kavet, Krung, Tampuan): Cambodia Indigenous Youth Association (CIYA)