G20 Digital Ministers reiterate commitment to promoting human-centred AI

At the end of their 22–23 July virtual meeting, G20 Digital Ministers adopted a declaration in which, among other elements, reaffirms their commitment to promoting a human-centred approach to artificial intelligence (AI), and their support for the G20 AI Principles. The ministers also noted that ‘there is a need for inclusive multistakeholder discussions and sharing of experiences on AI and related policy practices’. The declaration includes a lot of examples of national strategies and policy approaches to advance the G20 AI Principles in the following areas: (a) investing in AI research and development, (b) fostering a digital ecosystem for AI, (c) shaping an enabling policy environment for AI, (d) building human capacity and preparing for labour market transformation, (e) international co-operation for trustworthy AI.