Newsletter No 458 (03.06.2024)

You could be interested by new pages which have been published on the OFCOM website between 01.05.2024 and 31.05.2024.


Discussions on artificial intelligence and its regulation at the Swiss IGF

This year, the Swiss Internet Governance Forum (Swiss IGF) will be holding debates and discussions on a wide range of topics, from artificial intelligence to data protection and disinformation. The 9th Swiss IGF will be held in Bern on 5 June 2024, and registration is still open.


Council of Europe adopts Convention on Artificial Intelligence developed with the contribution of Switzerland

On 17 May 2024, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted the Convention on Artificial Intelligence (AI) at its 133rd Ministerial Session, which was attended by the head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) Ignazio Cassis. The aim of the convention is to ensure compliance with the legal standards applicable to AI in terms of human rights, democracy and the rule of law. Switzerland was actively involved throughout the negotiations, which lasted a year and a half.


Geneva at the centre of high-level discussions on digitalisation and AI

At the WSIS+20 Forum High-Level Event, Federal Councillor Albert Rösti emphasised the challenges posed by developments in the global information society. He emphasised the importance of International Geneva in developing consensus-based solutions in the field of digitalisation. The AI4Good Global Summit, one of the world's most important events on artificial intelligence, is being held in Geneva at the same time.

Specialist staff
Last modification 03.06.2024

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