24/11/2021

Politico

UNESCO sign off AI ethics recommendations

All 193 members of the United Nations' Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization have approved draft recommendations for appropriate AI ethics. UNESCO proposed ethical impact assessments for AI deployments and tasking governments with devising "strong enforcement mechanisms and remedial actions." Deployments like social scoring tools and facial recognition systems are the focus of the recommendations. China is among the notable UNESCO members to pledge in favour of the recommendations. In related news, the BCS considers what's next for AI regulations, from the implications of the EU AI Act to the UK's less than clear position. 

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