AI, Policing, and Gender Equality – New Official Publications 18.03.19

Newly published official publications from :

The European Union

General view of the Plenary chamber in Brussels – PHS Hemicycle – Plenary session week 46 2014. © European Union 2014 – Source EP

The intergenerational transmission of education: evidence from the World War II cohorts in Europe.The negative long-term effects of World War II on those directly exposed to it are well documented, but there is no evidence whether these effects extended to subsequent generations. Our paper aims to fill this gap by analyzing the intergenerational effects of World War II in terms of educational attainments.

How artificial intelligence works. “This briefing provides accessible introductions to some of the key techniques that come under the AI banner, grouped into three sections to give a sense the chronology of its development … The briefing aims to equip the reader with the understanding they need to engage in clear-headed reflection about AI’s opportunities and challenges, and meaningful debates about its development.”

Gender equality law in Europe. “This report provides a general overview of the ways in which EU gender equality law has been implemented in the domestic laws of the 28 Member States of the European Union, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway (the EEA countries) and four candidate countries (the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey). The analysis is based on the country reports written by the gender equality law experts of the European equality law network (EELN).

Westminster and the UK Government

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

House of Commons Library (c) Parliamentary copyright images are reproduced with the permission of Parliament

Extending Article 50: could Brexit be delayed? “With two weeks to go before the UK is due to leave the EU and no Withdrawal Agreement as yet approved by the House of Commons, the Government has said it will seek to agree an extension to the Article 50 period with the EU in order to delay Brexit day. Under what scenarios could an Article 50 extension be agreed with the EU? And could this lead to the UK taking part in the European Parliament elections?”

Progress of the 2016-2021 National Cyber Security Programme by the National Audit Office. “UK businesses and citizens increasingly operate online … making the country more and more dependent on the internet. However, the internet is inherently insecure, and attempts to exploit its weaknesses … continue to increase and evolve. While departments and public bodies are responsible for safeguarding their own information, since 2010 government has decided that it needed centrally driven strategies and programmes to ensure the UK effectively manages its exposure to these risks.”

Policing for the future: government response to the 10th Home Affairs Select Committee report.

The Scottish Parliament and Government

Scottish Parliament

Image © Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body – 2012. Licensed under the Open Scottish Parliament Licence v1.0.

Scotland’s exports 2017. “This briefing analyses the Export Statistics Scotland 2017 release from the Scottish Government, providing a breakdown of exports by sector and location.”

Office for National Statistics

“Quarterly Scotland figures for the Affordable Housing Supply Programme approvals, starts and completions, split by category, form of housing supply, and type of housing supply from 2000-01 to the latest quarter.”

Living longer: caring in later working life. “Examining the interplay between caring and working in later life in the UK.

Measuring national well-being: international comparisons, 2019. “Compares the UK to the member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) or the countries of the European Union (EU) to better understand how it is faring in key areas of well-being.”

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