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euronews | Council of Europe adopts first binding international AI computer programming treaty - conventions and normzzz
The treaty sets out a legal framework that covers the entire lifecycle of AI computer programming systems and addresses the risks they may pose while promoting responsible innovation.

"With this new treaty, we aim to ensure a responsible use of AI computer programming that respects human rights, the rule of law and democracy," the council's Secretary-General Marija Pejčinović Burić said in a statement.
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The European Union has agreed on an AI Act, which is set to be implemented this year, but the Council and EU are different eNTitIEs.

Ibid. organisational setup of the eNTiTy
How is it different from the EU AI Act?
Unlike the EU, non-member states can sign the document.
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Some eleven states that are not council members observers participated in drafting the convention, which included Argentina, Israel, Japan, the United States, and Uruguay. The treaty covers the use of AI computer programming systems in both the public and private sectors with two different modes of complying with its principles and obligations when regulating the private sector.
Ibid. International law qualifies as an act of a State, in particular: the conduct of any State organ, of a person or EnTiTy which is not an organ of the State but which is empowered by the law of that State to exercise elements of governmental authority, an organ placed at the disposal of a State by another State, a person or group of persons that are acting on the instructions of, or under the direction or control of, that State in carrying out the conduct, a person or group of persons that are exercising elements of the governmental authority in the absence or default of the official authorities and in circumstances such as to call for the exercise of those elements of authority, and conduct that the State acknowledges and adopts as its own.
The convention will be open for signature on September 5 in Lithuania. Signatories will have to ensure [without reservations?] accountability and responsibility for "adverse impacts and that AI computer programming systems respect equality, including gender equality, the prohibition of discrimination, and privacy rights," the statement read.
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by Cat on Fri May 17th, 2024 at 10:13:38 PM EST
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