Council of Europe finalises AI framework

15/03/2024 | Council of Europe

On Thursday, 14 March, the Council of Europe's (CoE) Committee on Artificial Intelligence (CAI) finalised the "first of its kind" Framework Convention on Artificial Intelligence, Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law. The draft text will be referred to the Committee of Ministers for adoption and opened for signature at a later stage.

Council Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić said: "While this treaty has been elaborated by the Council of Europe with like-minded international partners, it will be a global instrument, open to the world." 

However, EURACTIV reports that the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said it was disappointed in the final text, calling it a "missed opportunity to lay down a strong and effective legal framework" for protecting human rights in AI development."

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