Autonomous weapons

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Killing by machine: Key issues for understanding meaningful human control

April 9, 2015  Comments are off
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...

April 8, 2015  Comments are off
UK should be at the forefront of international discussions to stop killer robot development

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...

April 1, 2015  Comments are off
Losing control over the use of force: Fully autonomous weapons systems and the international movement to ban them

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

Roundtable on UK position on autonomous weapons systems, ahead of multilateral expert...

March 31, 2015  Comments are off
Roundtable on UK position on autonomous weapons systems, ahead of multilateral expert discussions

Multilateral expert discussions in Geneva on ‘Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems’ are taking place within the framework of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) in Geneva from 13-17 April. On 25 March 2015, the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Weapons and Protection... Read more

Need for meaningful human control over weapons highl...

January 15, 2015

CCW renews mandate on autonomous weapons

November 30, 2014

UK “mindful of and working to define” me...

November 17, 2014

Open letter to Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond

November 14, 2014
UK and other states must set out clear policy to pre...
November 14, 2014
Statement to CCW, 13 Nov 2014
November 13, 2014
Remarks on autonomous weapons systems at CCW, 13 Nov...
November 13, 2014
Presentation to UN Secretary-General’s Advisor...
September 11, 2014
Presentation to UN Secretary-General’s Advisor...
September 11, 2014
Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the...
May 21, 2014
Remarks to the CCW on autonomous weapons systems, 15...
May 15, 2014
Remarks to the CCW on autonomous weapons systems, 13...
May 13, 2014
First round of government talks on killer robots set...
May 13, 2014
Key issues for debate on autonomous weapons systems
May 12, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY: First round of government talks on k...
May 8, 2014
Introduction – Autonomous weapons
January 14, 2014
States take first step towards curbing the threat of...
November 15, 2013
Statement by Article 36 to the Meeting of States Par...
November 14, 2013
Structuring debate on autonomous weapons systems
November 10, 2013
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