Slovenia is one of the founding members of Global Partnership for Artificial Intelligence
Global Partnership for Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) is an international initiative to ensure responsible use and development of AI, grounded in human rights, diversity, innovations and economic growth.
GPAI, which will have its Secretariat based at OECD in Paris, seeks to bring together top-class experts and support research and projects related to the following subject matters:
– resposible AI;
– data governance;
– the future of work;
– inovation and commercialisation;
– use of AI to tackle COVID-19.
The founding members of the GPAI, alongside Slovenia, are: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the European Union. They have all issued a Joint GPAI Statement, committing to support the responsible and human-centric development and use of AI in a manner consistent with human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Nine Slovenian experts will be part of GPAI working groups, one of them being dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič!
Read more on this topic on the Ministry of education, science and sport’s website.
After UNESCO General Conference confirmed in 2019 the establishmentof the International Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI), the Government of Republic of Slovenia finally this week adopted an official notification for its establishment. This means that IRCAI is now officially established.
On 5 and 6 October 2020, Europeana in cooperation with Deutsche Nationalbibliothek and under the auspices of the German Presidency of the Council of Europe organised a digital conference titled “The role of copyright in the digital transformation of the cultural heritage sector”. The conference, while organised as an invite-only event, also included a publicly open session “Past, present and future of copyright & digital transformation. Opportunities in the copyright in the Digital Single Market Directive”. Timotej Kotnik Jesih attended the session on behalf of IPI.
As a response to the European Commission’s Targeted consultation document addressed to the participants of the stakeholder dialogue on implementation of Article 17 of the Directive 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market, the French Government published their observations last week. Therein, based on flawed understanding of the DSM Directive Article 17, of the Commission’s consultation document, and of the general copyright law principles, they oppose the guidance for implementation, proposed by the Commission.