11 Jun 2018

Signing of the Canada-France Statement on Artificial Intelligence

Press release from the Canadian prime minister’s office

Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron also announced the signing of the Canada-France Statement on Artificial Intelligence, which calls for the creation of an international study group on artificial intelligence made up of experts from government, industry, and civil society. The group will be mandated to become the global reference on issues related to artificial intelligence, a field that is increasingly affecting all human activities and that will continue to have a significant influence on economic growth and the labour market.

CIFAR congratulates Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron on historic commitment to create international study group on inclusive and ethical AI

CIFAR applauds Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron on their commitment to engage experts in all sectors of society and areas of research globally to better understand how to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technologies that benefit all.