The Hague, internationally recognised that the city of peace
and justice, will host a summit on the responsible application of artificial
intelligence (AI) in the military domain.
Taking place in 2023, the international summit on
Responsible AI in the Military Domain – REAIM 2023 , aims to establish an
agenda that will ultimately lead to international agreements on how to develop
and apply AI technology responsibly for military use.
Bas Schot, head of Hague Convention Bureau said: “Once again
The Hague is hosting a summit that will lead to the long-term benefit of all. As
the international city of peace and justice, it is only fitting we host a
summit on the responsible use of arms and I look forward to seeing the legacy
this event will bring.”
The conference will be hosted in collaboration with the
Netherland’s Ministry of Defence at the World Forum in The Hague on 15 and 16
February. The announcement was made at the United Nations General Assembly in
New York by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wopke Hoekstra.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is said to be essential for
high-tech, future-proof armed forces. At the same time, there are risks and
dilemmas associated with it, for instance if the deployment of AI leads to lack
of human control, the potential escalation of violence or lack of clarity as
The event will bring together representatives of
governments, knowledge institutions, industry, thinktanks and civil society
organisations from all over the world. In order to allow as many people as possible from these target groups to
take part in the summit, some of the sessions will be streamed online.
Marije Bouwman, director of operations, safety and security
at the World Forum The Hague, said: “World Forum The Hague is honoured to host
this conference. We are thankful we can continue to build on our expertise of
high-level secured events.”
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