Human agency and oversight
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“AI systems should support human autonomy and decision-making, as prescribed by the principle of respect for human autonomy. This requires that AI systems should both act as enablers to a democratic, flourishing and equitable society by supporting the user’s agency and foster fundamental rights and allow for human oversight.”

– High-Level Expert Group on AI[1]



1High-Level Expert Group on AI (2019) Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI, p.15 and ff. Brussels, European Commission, Brussels. Available at: 15 May 2020).

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