The Council of Europe recognizes the importance of AI and its future impact on the society. The CoE has initiated broad discussion on how AI will affect human rights in different areas. In that regard a number of documents has been published:

Ad Hoc Committee on Artificial Intelligence – CAHAI

On 11 September 2019, the Council of Europe established a specialized committee (CAHAI) whose task is to “examine the feasibility and potential elements on the basis of broad multi-stakeholder consultations, of a legal framework for the development, design and application of artificial intelligence, based on Council of Europe’s standards on human rights, democracy and the rule of law”.