The G7 leaders made a collective call to adapt to the rapid advancements in the field of artificial intelligence and to establish an ethical, secure, and sustainable artificial intelligence ecosystem. This call stood out as one of the main agenda items of the G7 Summit.
The European Union’s (EU) approach towards the world’s first comprehensive artificial intelligence legislation is being regarded as a notable common agreement among the G7 leaders. During the G7 summit, where the EU was represented, the statement made by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, garnered significant attention. Leyen’s remarks on Friday emphasized the importance of ensuring that artificial intelligence systems are accurate, reliable, secure, and non-discriminatory, regardless of their source.
The G7 Summit, where leaders of the world’s leading economies come together, provides an important platform to address the opportunities and challenges brought by technological advancements. This year’s summit highlighted the leaders’ call for mutual cooperation in developing a common strategy in the field of artificial intelligence.
The G7 leaders committed to harnessing the global potential of artificial intelligence to maximize societal well-being and improve people’s lives. They also aimed to address the social, ethical, and legal issues associated with artificial intelligence, with a focus on creating a secure and fair artificial intelligence ecosystem.
In the call to action, the leaders emphasize the need for the development, use, and governance of artificial intelligence to be human-centered. They underscore the importance of artificial intelligence adhering to core values and respecting human rights, operating in a transparent and accountable manner. Furthermore, they highlight the necessity of adopting fair and ethical rules to minimize the risks of discrimination and bias associated with artificial intelligence.