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Supporting the Implementation of UNESCO Recommendation on AI Ethics

The UNESCO Recommendation on AI Ethics is the first global recommendation on AI Ethics agreed by all the 193 member states during the 41st UNESCO General Conference at the end of 2021. With efforts from the Ad Hoc Expert Group, the UNESCO secretariate, reginal and intergovernmental consultations and negotiations, etc., the recommendation is a world effort that reaches commonly agreed principles and policies by human society as a whole.

https://en.unesco.org/artificial-intelligence/ethics

Appointed by UNESCO Director-General, Audrey Azoulay, the Director of the International Research Center for AI Ethics and Governance (AIEG), Prof. Yi Zeng serves as one of the 24 experts in the UNESCO Ad Hoc Expert Group for drafting the AI Ethics recommendation. In the later process, Yi also contribute to the intergovernmental consultation process as a representative of China.

https://en.unesco.org/news/unescos-international-expert-group-begins-work-drafting-first-global-recommendation-ethics-ai

Now UNESCO and member states have entered the implementation phase for the recommendation. The International Research Center for AI Ethics and Governance (AIEG) is volunteerly and actively contributing to the implementation of UNESCO recommendations on AI Ethics. Concrete implementations of the UNESCO global recommendations will be a series of continuous efforts across the coming years. The AIEG center is starting the contribution to the implementation from the following perspectives.

Together with research fellows and collaborating fellows, the AIEG center will continue the implementation of UNESCO recommendations (with comparative studies to other related principles and policies) and provide feedbacks to governments, inter-governmental organizations and the general public. The AIEG center is calling every institute, industry, general public, governments and intergovernmental organizations to support the implementations of UNESCO AI Ethics recommendation, to build a better world for the future.

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