Article 36 briefing to UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament for the...
On behalf of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, Maya Brehm of Article 36 provided this morning (28 June 2013) a briefing to the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters. A pdf text of the briefing is... Read more
UK says killer robots will not meet requirements of international law
At a parliamentary debate called by Nia Griffith MP on 17 June the UK Minister for Counter Proliferation, Alistair Burt MP provided further information on British policy regarding fully autonomous weapons. In response to Nia Griffith, who is Vice-Chair of... Read more
States discuss UN expert report on ‘lethal autonomous robotics’
On 30 May 2013 states discussed the issue of fully autonomous weapons for the first time in an international forum. These discussions took place at the Human Rights Council in response to a UN expert report presented by Prof. Christof Heyns,... Read more
Campaigners say UK rejection of killer robots is not yet watertight
Campaign to Stop Killer Robots launched in London (London, 23 April 2013), The UK government must make its rejection of fully autonomous weapons watertight says Article 36, a British organisation that is hosting the launch of the new international “Campaign... Read more