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Springtime Updates

A leadership transition, an Athens Roundtable report, and a few more big announcements!

April 17 2024

TFS feedback reflected in historic UN General Assembly resolution on AI

Earlier this year, we provided feedback on a draft UN General Assembly resolution on AI. Last week, an updated resolution that reflected our feedback, co-sponsored by more than 120 Member States, was adopted by consensus.

March 27 2024

TFS provides input to UN initiatives on global AI governance

TFS contributed recommendations to two major United Nations initiatives on global governance of artificial intelligence, providing feedback on a draft UN General Assembly plenary resolution and responding to open calls for feedback on the UN AI Advisory Body’s interim report.

March 1 2024

Contribution to Safety and Global Governance of Generative Al Report

TFS members contributed an article to the Safety and Global Governance of Generative Al Report, proposing ten principles for institutional design in AI governance.

February 29 2024

Signaling support for the EU AI Act & we’re hiring!

We express our support for the EU AI Act, share our contribution to the G7 Hiroshima AI Process, and announce a few job opportunities.

January 31 2024

Contribution to the G7 Hiroshima AI Process Code of Conduct

TFS contributed to the United States and European Union’s public consultations on the G7 Hiroshima Artificial Intelligence Process Guiding Principles and Code of Conduct.

January 23 2024

Response to NIST Generative AI Public Working Group Request for Resources

TFS submitted a list of clauses to govern the development of general-purpose AI systems (GPAIS) to the U.S. NIST Generative AI Public Working Group (NIST GAI-PWG).

August 8 2023

Takeaways from the fourth edition of The Athens Roundtable

Held at the European Parliament in Brussels, the dialogue focused on implementation and enforcement of AI governance mechanisms at this critical juncture in human history.

March 28 2023

New year. New TFS.

2022 was a year of transition and growth at The Future Society.

January 24 2023

Progress with GPAI AI & Pandemic Response Subgroup at Paris Summit 2021

On November 12th, 2021, an update on our work on the ‘AI-Powered Immediate Response to Pandemics’ project was presented at the GPAI Paris Summit 2021.

November 12 2021

Leveraging Responsible AI in the Banking Sector in Africa 

Between May and August 2021, The Future Society collaborated with the bank Société Générale, its 16 branches in Africa, and the civic tech Bluenove to up-skill Société Générale employees’ understanding about the risks and benefits linked to the adoption of AI in the banking sector. The three workshops organised throughout the summer cumulated in the production of a manifesto for the responsible use of AI and data. 

October 21 2021

Classifying AI systems used in COVID-19 response

To aid in our information-gathering efforts, starting today, we are inviting those associated with the development of AI systems used in COVID-19 pandemic response to complete our survey by August 2nd, 2021.

July 26 2021

Digital contact tracing against COVID-19: a governance framework to build trust

Published in Oxford’s International Data Privacy Law Journal, our article offers an ethical and legal framework to govern the development of contact tracing apps in order to build trust and social acceptability.

June 8 2021

Global Governance of Artificial Intelligence, Handbook of Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation

The Future Society’s chapter ‘Global Governance of Artificial Intelligence’ discusses challenges and pathways toward the responsible adoption of AI for the benefit of humanity.

March 7 2021

AI for Good and its Global Governance in The Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI) Journal

The Future Society authored the article ‘AI for Good and its Global Governance’ in the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI) journal Artificial Intelligence Vol. 36 No.2 (Mar. 2021).

March 6 2021