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ECI / National Committee on Artificial Intelligence

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With the participation of distinguished Greek scientists, including the Director of PSSN of the European Institute of Communication / head of the Specialization “Psychology and Social Networks”, Dr. Charalambos Tsekeris, the High-Level Advisory Committee on Artificial Intelligence was establishedby Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.


Dr. Charalambos Tsekeris is, among others, Vice-President of the Greek National Commission for Bioethics & Technoethics, Full Member of the Greek National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR), Visiting Professor at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) and Principal Researcher at the Institute of Social Research of the National Centre for Social Research, specializing in “Sociology of the Internet” and specializing in digital social research and ethics of Artificial Intelligence. He coordinates the World Internet Project – Greece research program, which focuses on the use of new technologies in Greece and has taught in many University Schools and study programs in Greece and abroad.



The Advisory Committee is headed by Professor of Computer Science at MIT, Dr. Konstantinos Daskalakis, and Dr. Timos Sellis is a member. Both Drs are also members of the scientific team of the project ARCHIMEDES“, a unit of the Research Center “Athena”, which is one of the statutory partners of ECI – European Communication Institute.



The exponential pace of development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes it necessary to establish an Advisory Committee, whose main objective is to prepare the country for the developments that all kinds of applications of AI technology will bring, in the direction of participatory resilience, competitiveness, sustainable development and prosperity.


The Commission will provide evidence-based advice and suggestions on how Greece can utilize the multiple possibilities and opportunities arising from the use of AI, but also on how to implement a coherent protection framework against potential challenges and adjustments, inequalities and risks.


It will develop guidelines for the long-term formulation of a national strategy for Artificial Intelligence, focusing on the areas of importance for Greece: economy and society, improving productivity, increasing innovation, strengthening infrastructure, managing the effects of the climate crisis, supporting human resources and social cohesion, creating quality jobs, defending national digital sovereignty and improving the operation of the State.


Finally, the Commission will aim to identify areas where Greece has a competitive advantage and can place itself at the forefront of the international debate on the use of AI and suggest ways to creatively combine the application of ethical and regulatory rules with the promotion of innovation, by the public and private sectors, and contribute national positions to the European debate on its regulatory framework AI.

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