Need for meaningful human control over weapons highlighted by AI experts
For the governance of the use of force and the protection of people, every individual use of weapons should be subject to meaningful human control. This means a process of legal decision-making and deliberative moral reasoning by human beings for each individual... Read more
Presentation to UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters
On behalf of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, Maya Brehm of Article 36 gave a presentation to the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters on 4 July in Geneva. The campaign urged the UN Secretary-General to support the... Read more
States take first step towards curbing the threat of killer robots
The world moved a step closer to outlawing killer robots today after states agreed to start international talks on the use of lethal autonomous weapons. In a landmark move, the United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), meeting in Geneva, agreed to hold discussions on killer robots in 2014.