Casualty recording

Understanding the impact of violence

8 Items

Explosive weapons

Mortars, artillery, car bombs etc.

37 Items

Nuclear weapons

It's time we changed the rules

41 Items

Weapons review

New technologies of killing

36 Items

Autonomous weapons

Introduction
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Prohibiting autonomous weapons systems: Latest talks in Geneva

April 23, 2015  Comments are off
Prohibiting autonomous weapons systems: Latest talks in Geneva

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 relevant 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

Killing by machine: key issues for understanding meaningful human control

April 9, 2015  Comments are off
Killing by machine: key issues for understanding meaningful human control

Understanding human control over weapons In current practice, there is an expectation that human control is exercised over the use of weapons. This means when, where and how weapons are used; what or whom they are used against; and the... Read more

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
UK “mindful of and working to define” me...
November 17, 2014
Presentation to UN Secretary-General’s Advisor...
September 11, 2014
States take first step towards curbing the threat of...
November 15, 2013
Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
August 30, 2013
Letter from UK Government reiterates position on kil...
June 28, 2013
Article 36 briefing to UN Secretary General’s Advi...
June 28, 2013
UK says killer robots will not meet requirements of ...
June 18, 2013
Campaigners say UK rejection of killer robots is not...
April 23, 2013
Media Advisory: Campaign to Ban Killer Robots Launch...
April 11, 2013
The emergence of armed drones and how we assess the ...
March 21, 2013
Killer robots debate gets serious
January 9, 2013
Autonomous weapons – the risks of a management by ...
October 10, 2012
Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanit...
June 20, 2012
Anti-vehicle mines, victim-activation and automated ...
April 2, 2012
Ban autonomous armed robots
March 5, 2012