UN Approves Its First Resolution on Artificial Intelligence In an unprecedented move, the United Nations General Assembly has given the green light to its organization’s first-ever resolution on artificial intelligence (AI). It marks a landmark move signaling efforts across the world to ensure that such a powerful new technology delivers benefits across all nations while preserving human rights “safe, secure, and trustworthy.”

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Global Consensus for Ethical AI

Sponsorship: Led by the United States, achieving unanimous support from all 193 U.N. member nations. Object: To establish the international, clear norms in the area of AI systems, which have as their objective the development of safe, reliable, and worthy-of-trust AI. Key Statements

Vice President Kamala Harris underscored the fact that this is the historic step toward establishing international norms for AI. Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor: Highlighted the resolution’s foundational role for future progress in AI. Merve Hickok, President of CAIDP, said: “It is great to see the leadership of the Biden Administration on the global stage for AI policy centering on human rights and fundamental freedoms in this resolution. Resolution Goals

Ethical Development: Promotes the ethical development and deployment of AI. Sustainable Development: Leverages AI technologies for sustainable development, aligning with the U.N.’s broader goals. Implications and Future Actions

Its unanimous adoption represents great progress in international technology and governance discourse and points to a precedent for future cooperation in the AI domain. This is to state that, as the international community is moving forward to realize AI’s full potential for the benefit of humanity, it will be on the realization of applying these principles in the development of AI technologies across the globe. True visual enhancements should include the use of bold in headings, italics for stressing some keywords or quotes, bullet points in order to properly organize the articles, and relevant images or even icons with every section to offer a more attractive reader experience.