Singapore IMDA wins top prize for AI initiatives at UN-level awards 

Singapore IMDA

Singapore IMDA gets the top spot in Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society

Singapore won a top award at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum on Tuesday (Apr 9) for its efforts in artificial intelligence (AI) ethics and governance.

The Info-communications Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) won the top spot in the Ethical Dimensions of the Information Society category, beating four other finalists including two from the United States, according to a press release by the agency.

The initiatives that contributed to the win include: Asia’s first model AI governance framework that was released in January; an international and industry-led advisory council on the ethical use of AI and data formed last June; and a research programme on the governance of AI and data use established in partnership with the Singapore Management University last September.

Source: Channel News Asia