Autonomous weapons

Introduction

Introduction - Autonomous weapons

3 months ago

From “pink eyed terminators” to a clear-eyed response? UK policy on autonomous we...

March 23, 2020  
From “pink eyed terminators” to a clear-eyed response? UK policy on autonomous weapons

In this new paper, Article 36 analyses UK contributions to the discussion on ‘autonomy’ in weapons systems at the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons. The UK’s political position that existing law is sufficient and no new regulation in this area... Read more

Autonomy in weapons systems – considering approaches to regulation

March 18, 2020  
Autonomy in weapons systems – considering approaches to regulation

This new short paper aims to assist thinking about the relationship between regulatory options and our conceptualisation of the subject matter in discussions on autonomy in weapons systems. The international discussion on autonomy in weapons systems is rendered challenging by... Read more

A structure for regulating ‘autonomy’ in weapons systems

November 25, 2019  
A structure for regulating 'autonomy' in weapons systems

In a short paper, Article 36 outlines a structure for the regulation of weapons that use sensors and target profiles as a basis for determining when and where force should be applied.  This structure frames the issues of concern within... Read more

Critical commentary on the ‘guiding principles’

November 23, 2019

Struggling for meaning at the CCW

November 20, 2019

Autonomous weapons: targeting people should be prohi...

November 13, 2019

‘Target profiles’ as a basis for rules r...

August 2, 2019
Swarms: networked, mobile, and autonomous
June 17, 2019
Article 36 statement on human control to the UN disc...
March 28, 2019
Preventing civilian suffering and developing norms o...
November 21, 2018
Shifting definitions? The UK and ‘autonomous ...
July 23, 2018
Lords AI committee: UK definitions of autonomous wea...
April 17, 2018
Tech companies and civil society urge UK to take act...
April 11, 2018
Drawing a line: Article 36 statement to UN talks on ...
April 11, 2018
Video: Autonomous weapon systems – where to dr...
January 22, 2018
Discussion paper: Evaluating ‘meaningful human con...
November 13, 2017
UK urged to show leadership on defining global stand...
November 13, 2017
The new UK joint doctrine note, definitions of auton...
September 15, 2017
“We do not have long to act”: Top AI/Robotics le...
August 22, 2017
UK government: Defining ‘human control’ ...
January 12, 2017
States to start formal talks on killer robots in 201...
December 16, 2016
Artificial intelligence in weapons systems and meani...
December 12, 2016
Will the UK work at the UN to prevent killer robots?
December 7, 2016