Using Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+) in PREPARE

As part of Trilateral’s work for PREPARE – which focuses on identifying any vulnerabilities children may face when their parents are part of violent extremist networks – consortium partners are guided by an analytical tool used by the Government of Canada, called Gender-based Analysis Plus (GBA+). The History of Data Bias In her book “Invisible Women: […]

Do We Really Need Another Recommendation for Ethical AI?

On Why the UNESCO Recommendation Adds Value to a Crowded Field of Guidance Documents. Most of us don’t spend a single day without using an artificially intelligent (AI) technology or AI-enhanced device. AI appears in our phones, music and TV streaming platforms, smart homes, classrooms, and offices. It powers financial services, creates personalized advertisements, predicts […]

A survey of AI risk assessment methodologies

In recognition of both the increasing importance of AI in our digital society and the wide diversity of use cases, policymakers across the globe are seeking to better understand the risks that these new AI systems might pose to society. A growing consensus is emerging in favor of risk-based approaches to regulating the use of […]

THE MOBILITY DIVIDE INDEX – A brand-new measuring system of public transportation accessibility for people with disabilities

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Trilateral Research is delighted to announce the release of the TRIPS White Paper “The Mobility Divide Index – A brand-new measuring system of public transportation accessibility for people with disabilities”, where we describe our Mobility Divide Index (MDI); a user- centric methodology and metric aiming to measure the level of accessibility of public transport services […]

A framework for regulating AI in the public sector

Technological and regulatory developments in the public sector across the globe signal a radical transition; the traditionally technologically conservative paper-based public sector is transitioning to a digitalised, tech-savvy, advanced and inter-connected system of public services, assimilating market features. Public services and infrastructure are being digitalised; artificial intelligence (AI) and other innovative technologies are being deployed […]

Call for papers: Reimagining ethical, legal, and social issues in a COVID era

Trilateral Research invites you to submit your paper for the “Reimagining ethical, legal, and social issues in a COVID era” track of the ISCRAM 2022 conference which will take place in Tarbes, France on 22-25 May 2022. The COVID-19 crisis has exposed the limits of current discourses around the benefits and harms of data and […]

Pandemics and the Environment: Modelling the Broader Picture 

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Pandemic preparedness and response measures are not always designed with the environment in mind, focusing instead on lives saved. As such, short-term mitigation measures during pandemics can worsen long-term environmental and ecological problems.    We, therefore, need to approach pandemics in a way that thinks about the world and not just the people in it, underlining and […]

A Surfeit of Data and the Importance of Explainability for Defence

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The defence sector is well aware of the strategic and operational benefits of harnessing big data. Both in kinetic and non-kinetic contexts, big data can provide mission critical information that can save lives and keep people safe.   Over the past few years, the high volume of data generated by military actors, NGOS, and human security stakeholders has reached almost overwhelming levels. As […]

The Responsible AI Forum 2021


We are delighted to participate in the Responsible AI Forum held in Munich from 6-8 December 2021, discussing a sustainable, inclusive and comprehensive framework for the use of AI that delivers global benefit. This event brings together members of industry, civil society, government and academia to discuss the most relevant and pressing issues related to […]