Who we are
Mila – Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence
Located in the heart of Quebec’s Artificial Intelligence ecosystem, Mila is a community of 450 researchers specializing in machine learning and dedicated to scientific excellence and innovation. Our mission is to be a global pole for scientific advances that inspires innovation and the development of AI for the benefit of all.
Université de Montréal
The Université de Montréal is one of the largest universities in Canada and the leading university in Quebec. It is considered a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence, notably with the existence of Mila-Quebec Institute of Artificial Intelligence, one of the most recognized research centres in the world in the field of deep learning. It is also recognized for thinking about AI and its ethical issues by being at the origin of the Montreal Declaration for the Responsible Development of AI, a process of co-creation with the population that aims to propose an inclusive and responsible direction for the development of artificial intelligence.
Canadian Commission for UNESCO
The Canadian Commission for UNESCO helps Canadians share knowledge locally and globally in order to create better societies and build peace in the minds of men and women. To do so, the Commission facilitates cooperation in the fields of education, science, culture, communication and information to address some of the most complex challenges facing the world today. With the support of its many partners and networks, CCUNESCO contributes to building inclusive communities, encourages innovation and supports the protection of heritage and the biosphere.
This citizen multistakeholder deliberation process is a contribution by the governments of Canada and Quebec to the UNESCO. We gratefully acknowledge for their financial support the Ministère des Relations Internationales et de la Francophonie (Government of Québec), the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, the Fonds de la Recherche du Québec, the National Research Council Canada, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, IVADO – Institute for data valorization, and the Andorre Commission for UNESCO.