Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide
Gaia-X, Mother Cloud
Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI
Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board
TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Europe’s Bid to Regulate AI Worldwide

On 21 April, the European Commission presented its proposal for a European regulatory approach to artificial intelligence, adopting a risk-based attitude with strict rules for high-risk systems. This proposed regulation is a move against aggressive surveillance and bias in AI organisms and demonstrates Europe’s commitment to safeguarding individual rights in a time of disruptive technological…

22 Apr 2021 - Opinion

Gaia-X, Mother Cloud

Germany’s Gaia-X proposal for a European cloud network aims to foster a European cloud market based on interoperability, security and storage guarantees. The objective is to end Europe’s current reliance on US cloud service providers and create companies that can scale and effectively compete out of Europe. Is this easier said than done?

17 Dec 2019 - Opinion

Introducing Saudi Arabia’s National Strategy for Data and AI

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a growing digital and technological powerhouse. According to the European Centre of Digital Competitiveness (ECDG), the Kingdom was the top digital riser (country with the single most increase in its digital competitiveness) within the Group of 20 (G20) over the last three years. The Saudi Data and AI Authority…

22 Oct 2020 - Opinion

Access Partnership Announces the Launch of a New Advisory Board

Ed Vaizey, Mike Senkowski, Nancy Victory, Simon Bax and Stephen Pattison appointed to provide expert consultancy as part of new Access Partnership initiative

6 Jul 2020 - Press

TRPC Joins Access Partnership to Bolster Advisory Service in Asia Pacific

Step consolidates group’s ability to shape national rules around tech so all stakeholders get a fair deal in the process. London (UK), June 1st 2021 — Access Partnership, the tech sector’s global public policy firm, announced today that it has integrated TRPC, a Singapore-based research and advisory firm that develops policy solutions for international development funds,…

1 Jun 2021 - Press

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Prosperous APAC: digital economy enablers 

Prosperous APAC: digital economy enablers 

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ITU Plenipotentiary Conference 2022

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The International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) 2022 Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) began today in Bucharest, Romania. ITU’s Plenipotentiary Conference is an international...

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This article was originally published in Global Data Review on 9 September 2022. The change in government in the UK...

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Access Partnership announces exceptional levels of investment in employees’ remuneration packages

Access Partnership announces exceptional levels of investment in employees’ remuneration packages

10% salary increase to help employees with rise of inflation and living costs Applicable to all employees and interns Access...

18 Aug 2022 Press
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