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Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence
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Artificial intelligence (AI) impacts on international peace and security—much in the same way as it impacts on people’s day-to-day lives—by providing both wide-ranging and potentially significant opportunities and challenges.

This initiative aims to contribute to a better understanding of what these opportunities and risks are and how the AI community, states and international organizations may act on them.

SIPRI’s research on AI explores themes such as (a) how AI may find uses in conventional, cyber and nuclear force related systems; (b) how the military use of AI might create humanitarian but also strategic risks, and opportunities, for arms control and export verification; and (c) how the risks posed by AI may be governed through international law, arms control process and responsible research and innovation.

Research staff

Dr Vincent Boulanin is Director of the Governance of Artificial Intelligence Programme at SIPRI.
Dr Lora Saalman is a Senior Researcher within SIPRI’s Armament and Disarmament and Conflict, Peace and Security research areas.
Dr Alexander Blanchard is a Senior Researcher in the Governance of Artificial Intelligence Programme at SIPRI.
Laura Bruun is a Researcher in the SIPRI Governance of Artificial Intelligence Programme.
Jules Palayer is a Research Assistant in the SIPRI Governance of Artificial Intelligence Programme.