What can the G20 do to implement AI principles and to shape global data governance?

Under Japan’s presidency, the G20 endorsed Principles for responsible stewardship of Trustworthy AI. Under these principles, it is required that “stakeholders […] proactively engage in responsible stewardship of trustworthy AI in pursuit of beneficial outcomes for people and planet.” The principles are centered on human values, fairness, transparency, explainability, robustness, security, safety and accountability. Being (necessarily) broad in tone, these principles now require specific steps towards implementation through regulatory actions, especially because current practices by many AI systems do not fully reflect them. This panel will discuss how the G20 can shape and coordinate AI policies and makes recommendations to G20 leaders in how their national governments can act to adequately protect citizens, consumers, workers and markets.

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Voices of the 2020 Young Global Changers
Ninety young people from around the world were selected to participate in the 2020 Global Solutions Summit as Young Global Changers. These young changemakers from academica, business and civil society contribute and debate in their various working groups on the Summit topics. Watch the video with statements and questions by the YGC Working Group on AI principles and global data governance! The Young Global Changers regularly contribute to the Young Global Changers blog. Browse through the YGC blog and read more articles on the digital age and related topics, written by the Young Global Changers’ community.
Policy Briefs
Digital inclusion strategies for the G20 – Lessons in public-private cooperation from India and Africa
Manjeet Kripalani - Gateway House, Indian Council on Global Relations, Sanjay Anandaram - iSpirt (India)
Enhancing food supply chain resilience through the utilisation of digital and sequence information technologies
Carlos Andrea Bollino - King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Eji Yamaji - University of Tokyo (Japan), Felix Moronta-Barrios - International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, GYA, Ponmalai Kulandivelu - Periyar University, Tamil Nadu (India), Suresh Babu - International Food Policy Research Institute, Venkatachalam Anbumozhi - Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, Wendy Craig - International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Watertown, Massachusetts (USA)
Promoting global financial resilience against cyber threats through an operational collaboration model
Erica D. Borghard - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington DC (USA)
Opportunities for international cooperation on digital health – Lessons from the European Union
Nadina Iacob - Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels (Belgium)
Homebased platform work and women’s labour force participation in a post-covid world
Hue-Tam Jamme - Arizona State University, Tempe (USA), Sabina Dewan - JustJobs Network
Exploring the development-technology nexus via a digital transformation paradigm shift in development strategy in the digital age
Boutheina Guermazi - Director, Digital Development, World Bank (WB), Catherine Brown - Chief Executive Officer, Lord Mayor Charitable Foundation, Syed Munir Khasru - Institute for Policy, Advocacy, and Governance (IPAG), Tania Begazo-Gomez - World Bank, Thomas Abell - Chief of Digital Technology, Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Digital learning for every child: closing the gaps for an inclusive and prosperous future
Céline Little - UNICEF, Daniel Kardefelt-Winther - UNICEF, Jean Luc Yameogo - UNICEF Programme Division, Marta Carnelli - UNICEF, Matt Brossard - UNICEF, Rosanna Di-Gioia - European Commission Joint Research Centre, Brussels (Belgium), Stephane Chaudron - European Commission Joint Research Centre, Brussels (Belgium), Thomas Dreesen - UNICEF
A global governance framework for digital technologies
Robert Fay - Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Waterloo (Canada), Rohinton Medhora - Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Waterloo (Canada)
Human-centric AI: from principles to actionable and shared policies
Carlo Casalone - Pontifical Academy for Life, Rome (Italy), Francesca Rossi - IBM Research (Italy), Laura Palazzani - Pontifical Academy for Life, Rome (Italy), Renzo Pegoraro - Pontifical Academy for Life, Rome (Italy), Roberto Villa - Fondazione IBM Italia
Implementing humanistic digital governance
Dennis J. Snower - Global Solutions Initiative Foundation, Paul Twomey - STASH Secure Data, Global Solutions Fellow
Legal regulation of the platform economy
Darcy du Toit - University of the Western Cape (South Africa), Jean-Paul Van Belle - University of Cape Town (South Africa), Mark Graham - University of Oxford (UK),
Sifting truth from fiction: enhanced protection from fake news
Muhammad Khurram Khan - Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA) King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Paul Grainger - Centre for Education and Work, UCL
SusTech solutions: enabling new technologies to drive sustainable development
Iza Lejarraga - Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Paris (France), James Zhan - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), Geneva (Switzerland), Kira Matus - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (China), Masaru Yarime - The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (China), Matthew Stephenson - World Economic Forum, Yacob Mulugetta - University College London (UCL) (UK)
Actions to make “data free flow with trust” operational in practice
Fukunari Kimura - Keio University, ERIA, Hosuk Lee-Makiyama - European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), Brussels (Belgium), Sherry M. Stephenson - Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC), Singapore (China), Susan Arial Aaronson - George Washington University, Washington DC (USA)
Minding the gaps in digital financial education strategies
Bihong Huang - Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Long Q. Trinh - Asian Development Bank Institute, Peter J. Morgan - Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Delivering economic value and societal cohesion through “Good Jobs”
Bhushan Sethi - PwC US, Justine Brown - PwC UK, Stefanie Goldberg - PwC US
Fostering a safer cyberspace for children
Abdullah Ayed Algarni - Institute of Public Administration, Mohammad Alqarni - University of Jeddah, Muhammad Khurram Khan - Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA) King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Omaimah Bamasag - University of Jeddah
Strengthening the convention on the rights of the child (CRC): Governing children’s digital world
Aljazi M. Alshebaiki - ASBAR, Hind K. Khalifa - ASBAR, Wafa M. Taibah - ASBAR
A human development approach to measuring and improving the digital livelihoods of vulnerable populations
Josephine Kass-Hanna - Saint Joseph University of Beirut , Angela Lyons - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rebuilding the livelihoods of forcibly displaced populations using digital financial inclusion
Angela Lyons - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Josephine Kass-Hanna - Saint Joseph University of Beirut
A step to implementing the G20 principles on artificial intelligence: Ensuring data aggregators and AI firms operate in the interests of data subjects
Kirsten Martin - George Washington University, Paul Twomey - STASH Secure Data, Global Solutions Fellow
Educating girls and the marginalized in the digital and transformative innovation age: To make “Leaving no one behind” a reality
Kazuhiro Yoshida - Hiroshima University, Paula Razquin - Hiroshima University / University of San Andrés, Shinichiro Tanaka - Japan International Cooperation Agency, Yuto Kitamura - The University of Tokyo
Delivering Economic Value and Societal Cohesion through “Good Jobs”
Bhushan Sethi - PwC US, Justine Brown - PwC UK, Stefanie Goldberg - PwC US
A Step to Implementing the G20 Principles on Artificial Intelligence: Ensuring Data Aggregators and AI Firms Operate in the Interests of Data Subjects
Kirsten Martin - George Washington University, Paul Twomey - STASH Secure Data, Global Solutions Fellow
Minding the Gaps in Digital Financial Education Strategies
Peter J. Morgan - Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Bihong Huang - Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Trinh Q. Long - Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)
Rebuilding the Livelihoods of Forcibly Displaced Populations Using Digital Financial Inclusion
Angela Lyons - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Josephine Kass-Hanna - Saint Joseph University of Beirut
Overcoming Gender Disparity in Cybersecurity Profession
Muhammad Khurram Khan - Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (CoEIA) King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Implementing a National Data Strategy: The Need for Innovative Public Consultations
Blayne Haggart - Brock University, Natasha Tusikov - Department of Social Science, York University, Toronto
Data Standards Task Force for Digital Cooperation
Michel Girard - Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Standards for the Digital Economy: Creating an Architecture for Data Collection, Access and Analytics
Michel Girard - Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Standards for Cybersecure IoT Devices: A Way Forward
Michel Girard - Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Rethinking Policy in a Digital World
Rohinton P. Medhora - CIGI
Resilience Under Crisis: Proposals and Considerations for Regional and Other Trade Agreements
Anton Malkin - CIGI, Craig Wilson - OS MicroTrends, Dan Ciuriak - CIGI, Derek Ireland - Arthur Kroeger College, Carleton University Ottawa, Guy Stanley - Foresight Synergy Network, University of Ottawa
Commentaries and Articles
L20 Statement to the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting
L20 Statement to the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting, 9-10 September 2020
T20 Statement on Reskilling Employees for the Future of Work
T20 Statement on Reskilling Employees for the Future of Work: How G20 Countries Can Utilize AI-Based Learning Technologies to Scale-Up Workplace Training
T20 Recommendations Report: Policy Needs for Shaping the Digital Economy Era
Compiled by Dennis Görlich (IfW Kiel), Katharina Lima de Miranda (IfW Kiel) and Juliane Stein-Zalai (IfW Kiel)
Bridges to the Future of Education: Policy Recommendations for the Digital Age
By T20 Argentina 2018
Cybersecurity and Privacy in the COVID-19 era
By Ambika Khanna and Sagnik Chakraborty (Gateway House)
Competing in Artificial Intelligence Chips: China’s Challenge amid Technology War
By Dieter Ernst (Center for International Governance Innovation(CIGI))
Automation and the Future of Work: Scenarios and Policy Options
Joël Blit, Samantha St. Amand, Joanna Wajda (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Toward a G20 Framework for Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace
Paul Twomey (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Data Is Dangerous: Comparing the Risks That the United States, Canada and Germany See in Data Troves.
Susan Aaronson (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Toward a Robust Architecture for the Regulation of Data and Digital Trade
Dan Ciuriak, Maria Ptashinka (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Trust and Data
Paul Vallee (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Standards for the Digital Economy: Creating an Architecture for Data Collection, Access and Analytics
Michel Girard (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Big Data Analytics Need Standards to Thrive: What Standards Are and Why They Matter
Michel Girard (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Digital Trade at the WTO: The CPTPP and CUSMA Pose Challenges to Canadian Data Regulation
Patrick Leblond (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
A Plurilateral “Single Data Area” Is the Solution to Canada’s Data Trilemma
Susan Ariel Aaronson, Patrick Leblond (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Data Is a Development Issue
Susan Ariel Aaronson (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
The Data-driven Economy: Implications for Canada’s Economic Strategy
Dan Ciuriak (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Data Is Different: Why the World Needs a New Approach to Governing Cross-border Data Flows
Susan Ariel Aaronson (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Rethinking Industrial Policy for the Data-driven Economy
Dan Ciuriak (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Implementing a National Data Strategy: The Need for Innovative Public Consultations
Natasha Tusikov, Blayne Haggart (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Data Ownership
Teresa Scassa (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Open Data Endgame: Countering the Digital Consensus
Bianca Wylie (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Who is Responsible When Autonomous Systems Fail?
Madeleine Clare Elish (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Artificial Intelligence Policies Must Focus on Impact and Accountability
Amba Kak, Rashida Richardson (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Owning Intelligence
Sean McDonald (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
On Regulating the Software behind Artificial Intelligence
Joanna Bryson (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Canada’s Workforce Needs Hybrid Skill Sets, Not Just Automation
Ronald Orol (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Artificial Intelligence Needs an Ethics Framework
Daniel Munro (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
The World Faces a Turning Point on Data and AI. Will We Learn from the Financial Crisis?
Robert Fay (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
In the Global Race for AI, How Do We Ensure We’re Creating a Better World?
Aaron Shull (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Three Paths Towards Global Governance of Artificial Intelligence
Rohinton Medhora (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Ungoverned Space: How Surveillance Capitalism and AI Undermine Democracy
Taylor Owen (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
How Facial Recognition Technology Permeated Everyday Life
Nikki Gladstone (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
How Big Data and the Tech Sector Can Help Prepare Us for the Next Pandemic
Michael Cheroff (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Protecting the Core of Canadian Values in the Digital Realm
Aaron Shull (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
The Canadian Mandate: Data Governance for Economic Prosperity
Robert Fay (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Let’s Face the Facts: To Ensure Our Digital Rights, We Must Hit Pause on Facial Recognition Technology
Nasma Ahmed, Taylor Owen (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Coronavirus: A Digital Governance Emergency of International Concern
Sean McDonald (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Data Governance or Your Money Back: A Case for Digital Warranties
Sean McDonald (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
What Is Stalling Better Data Governance?
Sean McDonald (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Reclaiming Data Trusts
Sean McDonald (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Considerations for Canada’s National Data Strategy
Teresa Scassa (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Canadian Network Sovereignty: A Strategy for Twenty-First-Century National Infrastructure Building
Andrew Clement (Center for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Networks and Technologies to Assist the Vulnerable During the Pandemic
By Matthias Helble and Paul Vandenberg (ADBI)
Education and social progress – Global Solutions Journal
Rethinking higher education for the emerging needs of society – Global Solutions Journal
Strengthening labor protections for 21st century workers – Global Solutions Journal
The Digital Response to the Outbreak of COVID-19
By Sean McDonald (CIGI)
2030 Agenda for sustainable development: policy recommendations for the G20
By T20 Japan 2019
Realizing education for all in the digital age
By T20 Japan 2019
It takes more than a village. Effective Early Childhood Development, Education and Care services require competent systems
Mathias Urban (Dublin City University), Alejandra Cardini (CIPPEC), Rita Flórez Romero (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Bridging the Education-Workforce Divide: Strategies to Meet Ever Changing Needs and Mitigate Future Inequalities
Claudia Costin (Fundación Getulio Vargas), Allan Michel Jales Coutinho (Fundación Getulio Vargas)
Transforming education financing for inclusive, equitable and quality learning outcomes for the 2030/SDG4 Agenda
Kazuhiro Yoshida (Hiroshima University), Yasushi Hirosato (Sophia University), Shinichiro Tanaka (Japan Internacional Cooperation Agency)
Bridging the Gap Between Digital Skills and Employability for Vulnerable Populations
Angela C. Lyons (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Alessia Zucchetti (Ceibal Foundation), Josephine Kass-Hanna (Saint Joseph University of Beirut), and Cristóbal Cobo (Ceibal Foundation)
Redesigning education landscapes for the future of work: third-space literacies and alternative learning models
Cristóbal Cobo (Fundación Ceibal), Alessia Zucchetti (Fundación Ceibal), Axel Rivas (CIPPEC)
Financing Quality and Equitable Education in LATAM
Javier González (SUMMA), Santiago Cueto (GRADE), Alejandra Cardini (CIPPEC), Bárbara Flores (SUMMA)
Transforming Education towards Equitable Quality Education to Achieve the SDGs
Shinichiro Tanaka (JICA Research Institute), Shimpei Taguchi (JICA Research Institute), Kazuhiro Yoshida (Hiroshima University), Alejandra Cardini (CIPPEC), Nobuko Kayashima (JICA Research Institute), and Hiromichi Morishita (JICA Research Institute)
Measuring Transformational Pedagogies across G20 Countries to Achieve Breakthrough Learning: The Case for Collaboration
David Istance (Brookings Institute), Anthony Mackay (National Centeron Education and the Economy) and Rebecca Winthrop (Brookings Institute)
Teacher Professional Skills: Key Strategies to Advance in Better Learning Opportunities in Latin America
Javier D. González (SUMMA), Dante C. Castillo (SUMMA), Claudia Costin (Getulio Vargas Foundation), and Alejandra Cardini (CIPPEC)
Early Childhood Development Education and Care: The Future Is What We Build Today
Mathias Urban (Dublin City University), Alejandra Cardini (CIPPEC), Jennifer Guevara (CIPPEC), Lynette Okengo (African Early Childhood Network) and Rita Flórez Romero (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)
Developing National Agendas in Order to Achieve Gender Equality in Education (SDG 4)
Natasha Ridge (Al Qasimi Foundation), Susan Kippels (Al Qasimi Foundation), Alejandra Cardini (CIPPEC), and Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu (Women’s Economic Empowerment)
Productivity gains from teleworking in the post COVID-19 era: How can public policies make it happen?
OECD Policy Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Skill measures to mobilise the workforce during the COVID-19 crisis
OECD Policy Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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