fAIrLAC

For an ethical and responsible use of technology

fAIr LAC is a partnership between the public and private sectors, civil society and academic institutions, designed to influence public policy and the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the promotion of the responsible and ethical use of AI.

We seek to improve the delivery of social services thereby mitigating growing inequality

Goals

Objetivo Región preparada
A better-prepared and inclusive Region

Have a Region that actively participates in AI development and is not just a passive consumer

Objetivo Equidad y justicia algorítmica
Algorithmic fairness and justice

Avoid biases in the construction (training) of algorithms that could replicate and extend inequality across the Region

Objetivo Seguridad y protección
Information security and protection

Robust and secure systems that maintain data privacy and protection

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Human-Centered AI

Built to respect human rights. This includes freedom, dignity, autonomy, non-discrimination and equality, diversity, fairness, social justice as well as internationally recognized labor rights

Transparencia
Transparency, explainability and accountability

To enable those individuals affected by an AI system to understand the outcome and allow them to demand their rights whenever they have been adversely affected by an AI system

Challenges and Strategy

AI is an innovative tool for promoting economic growth and favoring income distribution.

Learn about the main challenges our consulting group has identified and the strategies we have formulated to mitigate them.

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Observatory

The observatory is an effort to map initiatives that seek to change the way we make social policy.

Get to know the live platform of AI Use Cases for social services delivery that are being implemented in the Region by governments, companies, academic institutions and civil society.

Pilots and hubs

Pilots are projects with AI components that have been developed by the IDB and its partners and implemented with the help of our hubs.

They have a dual purpose:

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To systematize the lessons learned from applications where AI helps create greater social impact.

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To create a cooperative environment so that projects may be scaled and emulated in the region.

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