Hiroshima AI Process (HAP)
Context: During the annual Group of Seven (G-7) Summit hosted in Hiroshima, Japan, the G-7 Hiroshima Leaders’ Communiqué introduced the Hiroshima AI Process (HAP).
News Source: The Hindu
- This initiative aims to establish a framework for the regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI).
- Discussions on generative AI: G7 tasked relevant ministers to establish the Hiroshima AI process, through a G7 working group, in an inclusive manner and in cooperation with the OECD and GPAI, for discussions on generative AI by the end of this year.
- Topics of discussion: Governance, safeguard of intellectual property rights including copyrights, promotion of transparency, response to foreign information manipulation, including disinformation, and responsible utilisation of these technologies.
- To work with others to advance international discussions on inclusive AI governance and interoperability to achieve our common vision and goal of trustworthy AI, in line with our shared democratic value.
- To indicate what values and norms will guide it and from where it will derive its guiding principles, based on which it will govern AI.
- To develop procedures that advance transparency, openness, and fair processes for developing responsible AI.
- To develop a common understanding on some key regulatory issues.
- The HAP is likely to conclude by December 2023.