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President Meloni receives Bill Gates at Palazzo Chigi

18 January 2024

The President of the Council of Ministers, Giorgia Meloni, received Bill Gates at Palazzo Chigi today. The meeting, part of a series on the topic of artificial intelligence, was also attended by Father Paolo Benanti, President of the Commission on Artificial Intelligence for Information. During the meeting, the opportunities and risks of AI were discussed, as was the need to govern future changes in order to avoid being subjected to them. The meeting also provided an opportunity to reaffirm the centrality of Africa for the Italian G7 Presidency, ahead of the Italy-Africa Summit to be held in Rome on 28-29 January.