Fundamentally, it is our belief that technology with global impact deserves global action. And so, to provide order and stability in the midst of global technological change, I firmly believe that we must be guided by a common set of understandings among nations. […] The United States will continue to work with our allies and partners to apply existing international rules and norms to AI and work to create new rules and norms.

Vice President Kamala Harris, November 1, 2023

The Political Declaration on Responsible Military Use of Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy provides a normative framework addressing the use of these capabilities in the military domain.  Launched in February 2023 at the Responsible AI in the Military Domain Summit (REAIM 2023) in the Hague, the Declaration aims to build international consensus around responsible behavior and guide states’ development, deployment, and use of military AI.  The Declaration provides a basis for exchanging best practices and building states’ capacities, which will allow endorsing states to share experience and ideas. 

The United States will convene a regular dialogue among endorsing states to further promote international support for and implementation of these responsible practices.  Endorsing states will meet in the first quarter of 2024 to begin this next phase.

The United States encourages all states to support the Declaration and join with other endorsing states to promote responsible military use of AI and autonomy.

Endorsing States

Endorsing States as of February 12, 2024 include:

Albania
Armenia
Australia
Austria
Bahrain
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic
Estonia
Ethiopia
Finland
France
Georgia

Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Kosovo
Latvia
Liberia
Libya
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Malawi
Malta
Montenegro
Morocco

Netherlands
New Zealand
North Macedonia
Poland
Portugal
Republic of Korea
Romania
San Marino
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Türkiye
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United States

Links to the Political Declaration

Media Notes, Remarks, Fact Sheets, and Materials

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