International Artificial Intelligence Clearinghouse

We aim to create an AI Clearinghouse with AI experts to function as a platform facilitating cooperation, dialogue and exchange of insights and best practices between on the one side AI researchers, practitioners and on the other regulatory authorities and policy makers.

One of its key mission is to achieve a more coherent protection of individuals in an era of big data and artificial intelligence by validating solutions and providing ethical and quality assurance of algorithms. The clearinghouse functions are twofold:

Branding mechanism: to exchange best practices and novel ideas about how to endorse companies or projects applying for a stamp of quality approval and the establishment and further development of the clearinghouse as a voluntary network of enforcement bodies and experts can contribute to enhancing their work and their respective enforcement activities and can help deepen the synergies and the safeguarding of the rights and interests of legal entities and individuals.

Validation mechanism: protect individuals in digital markets using AI services across legal regimes by validating the algorithms used based on their trustworthiness, ethical principles and transparency. The guiding principle will bethat individuals have the right to control the use of their personal data however collected. IRCAI will launch the initiative as a non-biased and neutral voluntary network of experts and regulators involved in the enforcement of legal regimes in digital markets, with a focus on trustworthiness, ethics, transparency, data protection, consumer and competition law.

Within the framework of the regional initiative for Europe on the information and communication technology-centric innovation ecosystems, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and UNESCO AI Institute are working collaboratively to produce a Digital Innovation Profile of Georgia. The project is being supported by the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia and Georgia’s Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA). The profile willassess and summarizes the opportunities and challenges facing the country’s ICTecosystem including AI


International Research Centre
on Artificial Intelligence (IRCAI)
under the auspices of UNESCO 

Jožef Stefan Institute
Jamova cesta 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana


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