Other resources (AI)

5 Mar 2021

Resources to help unpack key issues relating to AI and human rights. Visit our dedicated hub here.


  • AI Law Consultancy Hub (tracks and analyses legal and policy developments in the field, with a particular focus on equality issues and AI; regularly updated)
  • UNESCO Multistakeholder AI Development: 10 building blocks for inclusive policy design (2022)
  • How to combat algorithmic discrimination? A guidebook by AutoCheck (June 2022)
  • Responsible AI Impact Assessment Guide (Microsoft, June 2022)
  • UNESCO Recommendation on the Ethics of AI (November 2021)
  • Evaluating the risk of AI systems to human rights from a Tier-Based Approach (European Center for Not-for-Profit Law, March 2021)
  • Unboxing Artificial Intelligence: 10 steps to protect Human Rights (Council of Europe, May 2019)

Regulatory Frameworks & Principles

  • Principles on Equality by Design in Algorithmic Decision Making Systems (Equal Rights Trust, to be published in 2023)
  • Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights (United State Government, October 2022)
  • Establishing a pro-innovation approach to regulating AI (Government of the United Kingdom, July 2022)
  • Securing our human rights in our digital world (Alliance for Universal Digital Rights, 2022)


  • Model Rules on Impact Assessment of Algorithmic Decision-Making Systems Used by Public Administration (The European Law Institute, 2022)
  • A/HRC/49/52: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on Artificial Intelligence and the rights of persons with disabilities (United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, December 2021)
  • A/HRC/48/31: The right to privacy in the digital age (Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, September 2021)
  • Artificial Intelligence, Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law: A Primer (Council of Europe & The Alan Turing Institute, June 2021)
  • Harmonising Artificial Intelligence (Oxford Internet Institute, 2021)
  • Human Rights in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (Access Now, November 2018)
  • Privacy and Freedom of Expression In the Age of Artificial Intelligence (Article19, April 2018)

Expert Commentary

  • Data altruism: how the EU is screwing up a good idea (Algorithm Watch, January 2022)
  • Artificial intelligence 2021: important developments in the international legal framework (Derechos Digitales, January 2022)
  • The AI factor: Policymaking lessons from the United States’ approach to Artificial Intelligence (Access Partnership, April 2022)
  • The EU AI Act proposal: a timeline (Access Now, July 2022)
  • An EU Artificial Intelligence Act for Fundamental Rights: A Civil Society Statement (November 2021)
  • Recommendations for Council of Europe’s Ad Hoc Committee on AI (CAHAI) – Algorithmic accountability (ECNL and Data & Society, November 2021)
  • Mandating Human Rights Impacts Assessments in the AI Act (ECNL and Data & Society, November 2021
  • Technology and Artificial Intelligence (European Center for Not-for-Profit Law)