National AI Strategies

Comparative Reports



AustriaAustria's Government is currently working together with the consulting firm Accenture on an Austrian Artificial Intelligence (AI) strategy

Canada: the first country in the world to announce a national strategy for artificial intelligence (AI) - Pan-Canadian Artificial Intelligence Strategy

China: aka “New Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Plan.”


Czech Republic



Finland: the first country in EU to announce a national strategy





Ireland: launch of a public consultation on the development of an national strategy on artificial intelligence

Israel: launch of a task force

Italy: draft national policy


Kenya: launch of a Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence task force



Malaysia: launch of a cloud-first task force


Mexico: the first country in Latin America to announce a national strategy


New Zealand






Saudi Arabia



South Korea




United Arab Emirates

United States: R&D

United States: National Security on AI

United Kingdom

Center for AI & Digital Policy, Artificial Intelligence & Democratic Values - AISCI 2020" - Comparative country report

CIFAR, Building an AI World: Report on National and Regional AI Strategies, 2019

Council of Europe: Graphical visualization of the distribution of strategic and ethical frameworks relating to artificial intelligence

Deloitte, Future in the balance? How countries are pursuing an AI advantage?, 2019

European Digital Rights (EDRi), Recommendations for a fundamental rights-based artificial intelligence responseAddressing collective harms, democratic oversight and impermissable use, 2020

European Commission, The European AI Landscape, Workshop Report, 2018

European Commission, AI Watch

Future of Life, National and International AI Strategies, 2020

Global Partners Digital and Stanford Global Digital Policy Incubator, National Artificial Intelligence Strategies and Human Rights: A Review, 2020

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Comparison of National Strategies to Promote Artificial Intelligence, 2019

Library of Congress, Regulation of Artificial Intelligence in Selected Jurisdictions, 2019

OECD, AI Policy Observatory, 2020

OECD, Examples of AI National Policies, 2020

OECD, AI Strategies & Public Sector Components, 2019

Oxford Insights:  Government AI Readiness Index 2017

Oxford Insights:  Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index 2019

​Raymond Perrault, Yoav Shoham, Erik Brynjolfsson, Jack Clark, John Etchemendy, Barbara Grosz, Terah Lyons, James Manyika, Saurabh Mishra, and Juan Carlos Niebles, “The AI Index 2019 Annual Report”, AI Index Steering Committee, Human-Centered AI Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, December 2019

Stanford HAI, Global AI Vibrancy Tool, compares countries’ global activities (with details on Research & Development, Economy & Inclusion), including both a cross-country perspective as well as an intra-country drill down​

Stiftung Neue Verantwortung, Benchmarking National AI Strategies, 2018

Tortoise Media, The Global AI Index analyses how 54 countries are driving and adapting to AI’s accelerating development through three pillars; investment, innovation and implementation.

Multinational AI Strategies