Autonomous weapons

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Weapons technologies that threaten us today: Remarks at WILPF’s 100th anniversary

April 28, 2015  Comments are off
Weapons technologies that threaten us today: Remarks at WILPF's 100th anniversary

On 28 April 2015 at the Women’s Power to Stop War Conference for the 100th anniversary of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Laura Boillot of Article 36 spoke on the key technologies of violence that we are... Read more

Prohibiting autonomous weapons systems: Latest talks in Geneva

April 23, 2015  Comments are off
Sharron Ward/Campaign to Stop Killer Robots https://www.flickr.com/photos/stopkillerrobots/17179675316/

by Elizabeth Minor, 23 April 2015 They have been dubbed ‘killer robots’. Concerted international action is needed to prevent the emergence of weapons which could operate without meaningful human control. With states continuing to research and develop increasingly autonomous weapons systems,... Read more

CCW experts meeting on autonomous weapons: Interventions by Article 36

April 17, 2015  Comments are off
CCW experts meeting on autonomous weapons: Interventions by Article 36

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. Article 36 has given three interventions to the meeting, which are reproduced below. Our statement on 13... Read more

Media Advisory: States hold second round of talks on killer robots

April 12, 2015  Comments are off
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 mea...

April 9, 2015

UK should be at the forefront of international discu...

April 8, 2015

Losing control over the use of force: Fully autonomo...

April 1, 2015

Roundtable on UK position on autonomous weapons syst...

March 31, 2015
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
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