support small businesses and safeguard fundamental rights in AI legislation

09 Nov: Protect workers, support small businesses and safeguard fundamental rights in AI legislation

(Source: European Economic and Social Committee)

Speakers at the EESC’s second Stakeholder Summit on Artificial Intelligence have called for more inclusive consultation on fundamental rights and a ban on biometric recognition. They also advocated human supervision of AI in the workplace, support for SMEs to adopt it and universal training to prepare society for AI.

Organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the European Parliament on 8 November, the summit focused on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AIA), the European Commission’s proposed legal framework on AI. This act – a world first – aims to ensure that AI …