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Mahmoud Javadi

AI Governance Researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR)

Mahmoud Javadi holds the position of AI Governance Researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR), The Netherlands, where he contributes to an EU-funded research project focused on reigniting multilateralism via emerging technologies (REMIT). He also represents EUR at the EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Consortium. Prior to his current role, Mahmoud was affiliated with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where he conducted research on EU external relations. His commentaries on European governance have appeared in outlets such as Foreign Policy and The National Interest. His academic background includes a Master of Arts in transnational governance from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.

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What does global military AI governance need?

In the absence of globally acknowledged governance frameworks for AI in the military domain, two new initiatives came into existence in 2023 – the Responsible Artificial Intelligence in the Military Domain (REAIM) and the US-initiated Political Declaration. Mahmoud Javadi and Michal Onderco analyse both, writing that REAIM provides a much-needed space for a democratic, depoliticised, and decentralised approach to global military AI governance.

2 February 2024 | Mahmoud Javadi and Michal Onderco