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- ‘Privacy and Freedom of Expression In the Age of Artificial Intelligence’, Privacy International and Article 19 (2018)—scoping paper examining the ways in which AI impacts the right to freedom of expression and the right to privacy, reviews the current landscape of AI governance and provides initial suggestions for rights-based solutions.
- ‘Human Rights in the Age of Artificial Intelligence’, Access Now (2018)—report exploring human rights in the context of AI and making recommendations as to how the international human rights framework can be used to resolve emerging issues surrounding AI.
- ‘Governing Artificial Intelligence: Upholding Human Rights and Dignity’, Mark Latonero, Data and Society (2018)—report reviewing AI risks and harms from
a human rights perspective, providing an overview of the state of play among stakeholders in this space and offering recommendations for incorporating a
human rights approach to AI governance.
- ‘Artificial Intelligence’, Privacy International (2021)—Privacy International’s web page containing short summaries of the risks AI poses to privacy.
- ‘UN Special Rapporteur analyses AI’s impact on human rights’, European Digital Rights (EDRi) (2018)—blog summarising the report of UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, on the human rights implications of AI.
- ‘How AI affects human rights’, Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex (2021)—short video describing how AI affects a wide range of human rights.
- ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70: Putting Human Rights at the Heart of the Design, Development and Deployment of Artificial Intelligence’, Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project, University of Essex (2018)— report setting out how a human rights-based approach can underpin the design, development and deployment of big data and AI.
- ‘Artificial Intelligence & Human Rights: Opportunities & Risks’, Filippo A. Raso et al, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society (2018)—article evaluating the human rights impacts of six current uses of AI and exploring the power of the human rights framework to address the disparate impacts of AI on human rights throughout society.
- ‘Beginning of Artificial Intelligence, End of Human Rights’, Sahajveer Baweja & Swapnil Singh, London School of Economics (2020)—blog exploring the ways in which AI impacts the rights to non-discrimination, the right to work and the right to freedom of movement.
Global and Regional Policy Forums:
- ‘Promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression’, UN General Assembly (2018)—report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, exploring the implications of artificial intelligence technologies for human rights in the information environment.
- ‘Artificial intelligence and privacy, and children’s privacy Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, UN General Assembly (2021)—report of the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, Joseph Cannataci, making recommendations on privacy protections for the development and operation of artificial intelligence solutions.
- FOC Joint Statement on Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights, Freedom Online Coalition (2020)—joint statement acknowledging the benefits and risks of AI for human rights and making recommendations for state action.
- ‘Safeguarding human rights in the era of artificial intelligence’, Dunja Mijatović, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights (2018)—blog summarising the impact of AI on different human rights and the role of governments and the private sector in addressing these impacts.