The pandemic in 2020 shows that global catastrophes are live possibilities. It is a warning shot that should encourage foresight and cooperation for improving the collective resilience of humanity. In the coming decades, the governance of AI might be one of the most important global issues. We believe that global and interdisciplinary insights are critical for guiding the development of AI for the common good.

About the report

The report was contributed by 52 experts from 47 institutions, including AI scientists, academic researchers, industry representatives, policy experts, and others. This group of experts covers a wide range of regional developments and perspectives, including those in the United States, Europe and Asia.

For a full list of contributors, see the report — English version / 中文版

Previous reports

You can also view the report from 2019 (English version / 中文版).


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