UNESCO’s Open Dialogue On AI

Le Dialogue inclusif sur l’éthique de l’IA de l’UNESCO

In 2020, UNESCO launched the Open Dialogue On AI, a major international consultation to inform recommendations for AI governance. About 50 deliberative activities were conducted by Mila and Algora Lab during the summer of 2020, with 611 participants from 54 countries, based on a text produced by a committee of experts and using the co-construction…

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Integrating the Ethics of AI in Higher Education: A Toolkit

Intégrer l’éthique de l’IA en enseignement supérieur : une trousse à outils

This toolkit is intended for all secondary schools and colleges, both French and English, in Quebec. It aims to guide teachers and equip students on topics related to the ethics of AI, through a presentation of fundamental concepts, the Montréal Declaration’s co-construction method, and prospective scenarios. It also provides a facilitation guide for teachers. This…

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Missing Links in AI Governance

Missing Links in AI governance

This collective book, co-edited by Mila and UNESCO, highlights the urgent need for a framework for AI in the context of rapid and exponential technological progress. The 18 articles that make up the book were written by members of the academic community, industry and civil society. They highlight issues that are often overlooked but are…

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AI & Cities: Risks Applications and Governance

This white paper is the result of a collaboration between UN-Habitat, the UN programme for sustainable urbanization, and Mila, the Quebec Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Aimed at policy makers and urban planning practitioners, the book provides practical recommendations for using AI in a useful and responsible way to foster sustainable and inclusive cities. It presents…

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AI in finance: Recommendations for its responsible use

L’IA en finance : Recommandations pour une utilisation responsable

The report Artificial Intelligence in Finance: Recommendations for its responsible use was published by Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) in November 2021. Based on two years of work carried out in collaboration with Marc-Antoine Dilhac and his team at Algora Lab, in partnership with OBVIA, CIRANO and Polytechnique Montréal, the report describes the ethical specificities…

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Guide to the Principles of Responsible Innovation and Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector

The Guide to the Principles of Responsible Innovation and Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Sector (in French only), launched in March 2022 by the Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM), is a tool to guide developers and users of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in the healthcare field. The guide is based on the ten…

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Responsible Artificial Intelligence: a guide for deliberation

Designed by Algora Lab and OBVIA, in partnership with CIFAR, this guide aims to provide participants with the necessary tools to take part in public debates on artificial intelligence (AI). It is designed to make the concepts related to AI and its ethical issues more accessible, and is an entry point to public deliberation on…

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Health Professionals and AI: Prototypical Code of Ethics to Govern and Inform Professional Practices

Health Professionals and AIPrototypical Code of Ethics to Govern and Inform Professional Practices January 26, 2023 Researchers Marco Laverdière and Catherine Régis have published a practical tool designed to support the responsible and appropriate use of AI in professional practices in the healthcare and human relations sectors. This document presents the conclusions of the reflection…

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