Slovenia among the countries establishing the Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence
The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence is a multi-stakeholder international initiative aimed at supporting and guiding the responsible use and development of artificial intelligence, and promoting innovation and economic growth while taking into account human rights, integration and diversity.
To achieve this objective, the initiative will strive to bridge the gap between theory and practice by supporting leading research and applied activities, pilot projects and experiments in priority areas related to artificial intelligence.
In cooperation with its partners and international organisations, the global partnership will bring together leading experts from industry, civil society, government and academia to discuss four topics in working groups: 1) responsible artificial intelligence; 2) data governance; 3) the future of work and 4) innovation and commercialisation. In the short-term, experts will be seeking ways to improve the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and accelerate recovery with the help of artificial intelligence. Nine Slovenian artificial intelligence experts will participate in the working groups.
The partnership will have its own secretariat housed at the OECD headquarters in Paris and two centres of expertise, in Montreal and Paris. The centres will provide administrative and research support to practical projects carried out or evaluated by the working group experts from various sectors and fields. In addition, the centres will plan annual working group plenary sessions with multiple stakeholders within the partnership. The first one will be hosted by Canada in December 2020.
The founding members of the partnership are: Australia, Canada, the European Union, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Slovenia, the United Kingdom and the United States. The members are committed to developing and using artificial intelligence in a responsible, human-centred manner respecting human rights, fundamental freedoms and common democratic values.