Media Advisory: States hold second round of talks on killer robots
Campaigners call on states to start work developing new international law The United Nations is hosting a week-long meeting on ‘lethal autonomous weapons systems’, also known as killer robots. Although fully autonomous weapons systems are not yet in operation, a... Read more
Killing by machine: Key issues for understanding meaningful human control
Understanding human control over weapons In current practice, there is an expectation that human control is exercised over the use of weapons. This means when, where and how weapons are used; what or whom they are used against; and the... Read more
UK should be at the forefront of international discussions to stop killer robot devel...
UK-based members of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots today called on the government to publicly support the principle of meaningful human control over individual attacks and articulate a comprehensive national policy, to position itself at the forefront of international... Read more
Losing control over the use of force: Fully autonomous weapons systems and the intern...
by Elizabeth Minor, 1 April 2015 Later this month, governments will meet in Geneva to discuss lethal autonomous weapons systems. Previous talks – and growing pressure from civil society – have not yet galvanised governments into action. Meanwhile the development of... Read more