PRELIMS SNIPPETS – November 23rd 2022

Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI)

Why in News?

  • India has recently been handed over the presidency Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) for 2022-23 by the outgoing Council Chair, France in its 3rd Annual Summit in Japan.


  • This development comes on the heels of assuming the Presidency of the G20, a league of the world’s largest economies
  • Tokyo is the first Asian city to host this summit.
  • The meeting discussed these four themes Responsible AI, Data governance, Future of work, Innovation and commercialisation.
  • With National Programme on AI in place and a National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP), India highlighted its commitment to efficient use of AI for catalyzing innovation ecosystem around AI.
  • The NDGFP aims to ensure equitable access to non-personal data and focus on improving the institutional framework for government data sharing, promoting principles around privacy and security by design, and encouraging the use of anonymization tool.
  • It was launched In June, 2020, with fifteen members.
  • The Global Partnership in Artificial Intelligence is described as the ‘fruition of an idea developed within the G7.’
  • It is a multi-stakeholder initiative on artificial intelligence (AI), which aims to fill what it describes as ‘the gap between theory and practice on AI,’ by supporting cutting-edge research, as well as applied activities, on AI-related priorities.
  • The initiative facilitates international cooperation on artificial technology by bringing together on a single platform, experts from fields such as science, industry, civil society, governments, international bodies, and academia.
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