Consultancy, Human Rights Advocacy in the EU Artificial Intelligence Act

CDT - Center for Democracy & Technology

Consultancy, Human Rights Advocacy in the EU Artificial Intelligence Act

CDT - Center for Democracy & Technology

Brussels, Belgium

Background

The Centre for Democracy and Technology (CDT), based in Washington, D.C. and Brussels, is a leading technology policy organisation that fights to advance human rights and democracy in the digital age. As a 27-year old nonpartisan nonprofit organisation, CDT works to promote democratic values by shaping technology policy and architecture, with a focus on equity and justice.

The Centre for Democracy & Technology, Europe works to ensure standards and laws relating to AI and machine learning respect human rights, and promote incentives for responsible use of automated technology. Building on principles established by the human rights community, CDT Europe’s guidance for a rights-based approach to the use of automated decision-making technology helps translate principles into action for lawmakers and for the private industry.

This consultancy would support CDT Europe’s work on advocating for human rights standards at the heart of the EU’s AI Act. It would require an average of 10 to 15 hours a week; this may increase during the final stages of the negotiation process. The expected timeframe on this project will be from September 2022 until December 2022, with the possibility of an extension.

Qualifications

The consultant should have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Proven knowledge of and experience in EU law making processes;
  • A background in AI research and/or policy with a focus on equity and human rights;
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

Deliverables

  • Providing analysis of amendments to the EU AI Act during its final stages of negotiations and working with CDT staff to propose policy positions based on CDT’s mandate of upholding democracy and human rights;
  • Drafting policy position papers and blogs;
  • Monitoring developments on the EU AI Act and reporting on those developments to CDT staff.

To Apply

Please submit a CV, a writing sample and details of your consultancy rate to hr@cdt.org.

All selected applicants will be interviewed by telephone/video call, during which time we may ask interviewees to submit references or a writing sample.

Due to the large number of applications we receive, only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

The Centre for Democracy & Technology Europe is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, sexual or gender orientation, religion, or disability.

Don't forget to mention EuroBrussels when applying.

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