Achieving impact through intergovernmental co-operation on artificial intelligence

Past events on Globalpolicy.AI

Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2021, 9 December 2021

Session title: Globalpolicy.AI: achieving impact through intergovernmental co-operation on AI

Date/time: Thursday, 9 December 2021 at 16:50 – 17:50 CET.


Building upon the launch of the Globalpolicy.AI initiative and the Globalpolicy.AI webinar at the 2021 Fundamental Rights Forum, this session aims at a practice-oriented discussion exploring the tools and pathways to enable and ensure trustworthy AI.

The session is split into three sections:

  • First, the session briefly introduces the Globalpolicy.AI initiative, launched in September 2021.
  • Second, IGO representatives who worked hands-on to develop Globalpolicy.AI discuss trustworthy AI and the tools to achieve it.
  • Third, an open dialogue between panelists and audience takes place.

Moderator: Zoltan Turbek


  • Karine Perset – OECD
  • Aleksandr Tiulkanov – Council of Europe
  • David Reichel – European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
  • Irina Orssich – European Commission
  • Prateek Sibal – UNESCO

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Fundamental Rights Forum 2021, 11 - 12 October 2021


Session title: Globalpolicy.AI: achieving impact through intergovernmental co-operation on AI

Date/time: Tuesday, 12 October 2021 at 14:30 – 15:30 CET. 

Description: Leaders from the participating organisations will highlight the launch of the Globalpolicy.AI initiative in mid-September 2021, discuss the added value of each organisation in the development of policies on AI and underline how the new portal fits in with their organisation’s mandate on AI. Globalpolicy.AI’s participating organisations develop and launch AI initiatives that take many different forms – all the way from publications, observatories, and educational material to regulation and international treaties.

Moderator: Melissa Heikkilä


  • Patrick Pennincx, Head of Department, Information Society, Council of Europe
  • Audrey Plonk, Head of Division, Digital Economy Policy, OECD
  • Jo Goodey, Head of Research & Data Unit, Fundamental Rights Agency
  • Cedric Wachholz, Chief of Section, Digital Innovation and Transformation, UNESCO

European Commission High-Level Conference on AI: From Ambition to Action, 14 - 15 September 2021

Session title: Launch of International Outreach and Cooperation Initiatives: & Globalpolicy.AI

Date/time: Tuesday, 14 September at 16h00 – 17h00 CET. 

Description:  This session formally launched international outreach and cooperation initiatives promoted by the European Commission and partners, and in particular the project and GlobalPolicy.AI, an online platform developed through ongoing co-operation between intergovernmental organisations with complementary mandates on artificial intelligence (AI).

Moderator: Gianluca Misuraca, Team leader,


  • Andrew Wyckoff, Director for Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD 
  • Lucilla Sioli, Director for AI and Digital Industry, DG CONNECT, European Commission 
  • Stefan Schleuning, Head of Unit – Industrialised Countries & Foreign Policy Support, Service for Foreign Policy Instruments, European Commission
  • Eva Kaili, Member of the European Parliament | Samia Melhem Global Lead, Digital Capabilities, World Bank Group 
  • Marko Grobelnik, Co-leader, OECD AI ONE, IRCAI


Watch the video replay of the session below.