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Proposal for a Regulation laying down harmonised rules on artificial intelligence (Artificial Intelligence Act)

The Commission is proposing the first ever legal framework on AI, which addresses the risks of AI and positions Europe to play a leading role globally.

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Communication on Fostering a European approach to Artificial Intelligence

Policy and legislation | 21 April 2021

Faced with the rapid technological development of AI and a global policy context where more and more countries are investing heavily in AI, the EU must act as one to harness the many opportunities and address challenges of AI in a future-proof manner. To promote the development of AI and address the potential high risks it poses to safety and fundamental rights equally, the Commission is presenting both a proposal for a regulatory framework on AI and a revised coordinated plan on AI.