This section acts as a personal living document highlighting policy documents and relevant developments to AI policy across the globe. It is by no means comprehensive and will be updated regularly. If you use this resource please cite it.

Send me a message if you spot any pressing updates and errors, or if you'd like to contribute otherwise. Quoted text is generally directly from the linked resources.


Government Reports and Initiatives


Smart Dubai:

http://www.smartdubai.ae

https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/smart-dubai-publishes-1st-report-data-policy-compliance-among-government-entities-113863

  • Smart Dubai Government Establishment (also known as Smart Dubai Gov or SDG) is the technology arm of Smart Dubai, a city-wide initiative to transform Dubai into the world's smartest and happiest city.  Coming under the umbrella of the Smart Dubai Office (SDO), our vision is aligned with SDO which is to 'make Dubai the happiest city on Earth.' SDG officially directs and supervises the implementation of electronic and smart transformation in Dubai Government



AI Strategy:

http://www.uaeai.ae/en/


Minister of State for AI:

https://uaecabinet.ae/en/details/cabinet-members/his-excellency-omar-bin-sultan-al-olama


UAE and India sign memorandum of collaboration on AI:

https://gulfnews.com/news/uae/government/uae-and-india-sign-agreement-on-artificial-intelligence-1.2258074​


Interesting Reading
Accessible mainstream literature

Investment: 

http://www.computerweekly.com/news/252435433/UAE-makes-artificial-intelligence-leap

The UAE has reportedly poured billions of dollars into AI investment and tech startup incubation funds, including its $270m Dubai Future Endowment Fund

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