S&T in the context of disarmament


Science, technology and weaponisation

Innovations and developments in diverse areas of science and technology, from neurotechnology to new materials, and from information technologies to nanotechnologies, have the potential for significant and diverse impacts on human society, which bring both benefits and risks.
11 months ago

Envisioning sustainable security – The evolving story of Science and Technology in ...

October 21, 2019  
Original photo: Michael Christopher Brown. Design: bb-studio.co.uk

In his Agenda for Disarmament: Securing our Common Future, presented in 2018, the UN Secretary-General underlined the ‘need to establish a clear and credible vision for sustainable security’. He stressed that our concept of security must ensure the protection of... Read more

Swarms: networked, mobile, and autonomous

June 17, 2019  
Swarms: networked, mobile, and autonomous

Article 36’s recent bulletin on swarms, the latest in our Science, Technology and Weaponization series, summarises the reported military advances in swarming technologies as well as recent policy commentary on the topic and areas of concern. Inspired by swarms of... Read more

Hypersonic weapons: a threat to our common security

March 12, 2019  
Hypersonic weapons: a threat to our common security

The development of hypersonic weapons raises urgent concerns about international security, stability and peace, due to their considerable potential to further complicate strategic relations and encourage arms competition. Article 36’s new bulletin on hypersonic weapons – the latest in our... Read more

Science, technology and weaponisation: addressing de...

November 23, 2018

Acoustic weapons and “remaining vigilant”...

November 20, 2018

New publications: Science, technology and weaponisat...

November 26, 2017

Article 36 science and technology statement at the U...

November 25, 2017
Science, technology and weaponisation: preliminary o...
November 20, 2017