Política Nacional de Inteligencia Artificial

Start date :2019
End date :
Name of responsible governmental body :
  • Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation (Minscience;Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología, Conocimiento e Innovación)
Description :
  • The Chilean AI Policy 2021-2030 covers three pillars: (1) enabling factors, (2) development and adoption of AI (3) ethics, regulatory aspects and socio-economic impacts.
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  • To empower citizens in the development and application of AI tools, and encourage their participation in the debate on their legal, ethical, social and economic consequences.
  • To develop AI-enabling factors which encompass development of human capital, technological infrastructure, and data availability.
  • To foster the use and development of AI which encompasses research, development, innovation, and entrepeneurship based on AI systems. It also foster adoption both in the private and the public sector.
  • To discuss and reach consensus about ethics, standards, cybersecurity and regulation between the private and public sectors for a human-centered development and use of AI. This includes topics such as privacy, transparency, responsibility, environmental issues, gender-gap, automation impacts, among others.
OECD AI principle adressed:
  • Fostering a digital ecosystem for AI
  • Providing an enabling policy environment for AI
  • Building human capacity and preparing for labour market transition
Relevant policy area covered:
  • Economy
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Public governance
  • Social and welfare issues
Related to a theme:
Estimated budget expenditure (range per year):
  • Less than 1M
Background including shifts in the policy initiative:
  • The Policy was originally due to launch in April 2020, but due to the social riots in Chile and COVID-19, it has been postponed to early 2021. However, this extension made a broad participation process possible.

    The Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation is leading a working plan to launch a national AI policy and action plan in early 2021.

    The Chilean AI Policy will contain the strategic alignments that the country has to follow to achieve the following objective: empower the Chilean population in the usage and development of AI tools and participate actively in the legal, ethical, social and economic consequences of AI.
Policy initiative is a structural reform:
  • No
  • No
Link to evaluation or reports:
  • N.A
Funding from the private sector:
  • No
Type of evaluation:
  • N.A
Evaluation provides input to:
  • N.A
Evaluation performed by:
  • N.A
Policy instruments :

National strategies, agendas and plans

  • Type : National strategies, agendas and plans
  • Name in English :
  • Country : Chile
  • Public access URL :
  • Strategy mainly prioritises : AI policy governance (e.g. vertical and horizontal coordination, evaluation) | Business innovation and innovative entrepreneurship | Access to finance for innovation (e.g. venture capital, business angels, financial markets) | Education and skills | Specific areas/sectors (e.g. new industrial policy, R&D targets for clean tech) | Clusters and regional support (including regional/local R&D investments) | Societal challenges (e.g. social inclusiveness); environmental challenges (e.g. sustainability)
  • - Quantifiable target, Deadline : Societal challenges (e.g. social inclusiveness); environmental challenges (e.g. sustainability): "Adoption in Key Challenges: Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change with AI", "AI for Sustainable Development"
  • Societal challenge(s) emphasised : Inclusiveness (e.g. inequality, job insecurity) | Environmental sustainability | Other
  • - Other : Technological revolution and its impacts
  • Implementation mechanism : None

Public consultations of stakeholders or experts

  • Type : Public consultations of stakeholders or experts
  • Name in English :
  • Country : Chile
Last updated : Sep 9, 2022
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