Definitions

Introduction
4 months ago

‘Target profiles’ as a basis for rules relating to autonomy in weapons systems

August 2, 2019  
'Target profiles' as a basis for rules relating to autonomy in weapons systems

A new discussion paper argues that ‘target profiles’ can provide a basis for developing rules to preserve ethical standards and enable meaningful human control over systems that apply force on the basis of sensors. All systems that, during their use,... Read more

Article 36 statement on human control to the UN discussions on autonomous weapons

March 28, 2019  
Article 36 statement on human control to the UN discussions on autonomous weapons

Statement delivered by Richard Moyes, Article 36 to the CCW Group of Governmental Experts on Emerging Technologies in the area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems. 26 March 2019 Agenda item 5c “Further consideration of the human element” Thank you Chair,... Read more

Cluster munitions and the CCW

November 7, 2011  No comments
Cluster munitions and the CCW

From 2000 until 2007, the United States and others rejected the idea of negotiations on cluster munitions within the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW). In November 2006, at the Third Review Conference of the CCW, the US, with support... Read more

Introduction – Pain weapons

April 27, 2011

Has the UK looked at the legal status of Starstreak?

April 4, 2011