Autonomous weapons

Introduction

Introduction - Autonomous weapons

2 months ago

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

Struggling for meaning at the CCW

November 20, 2019  
Struggling for meaning at the CCW

Maya Brehm The High Contracting Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and other stakeholders met last week in Geneva for their annual exchange of views.  States parties’ exalted aims are to prevent civilian harm and unnecessary suffering... Read more

Autonomous weapons: targeting people should be prohibited

November 13, 2019  
Infrared thermography image of a hand

Autonomous weapons systems (AWS) raise fundamental ethical concerns. Especially the direct targeting of human beings has been widely criticized as inhumane and an affront to human dignity. On the occasion of the Meeting of High Contracting Parties to the Convention... Read more

‘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
Ensuring meaningful human control, in the face of th...
May 24, 2016
Opening statement on autonomous weapons to CCW exper...
April 12, 2016
Human control and autonomous weapons – new papers ...
April 8, 2016