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Explosive weapons

Explosive weapons: Protecting civilians from the use of explosive weapons in populated areas

Report
September 2018

 

Select committee inquiry submission
July 2018

 

Explosive Weapons – Factors that produce wide area effects

Fact sheet
June 2018

 

Policy Paper
November 2017

 

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Areas of harm: Understanding explosive weapons with wide area effects

October 2016
Report

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.12.57Damage to the built environment from the use of explosive weapons

September 2013
Briefing Paper

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.21.35The impact of explosive violence on mental health and psycho-social well-being

September 2013
Briefing Paper

 

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Heavy weapons and civilian protection

August 2012
Briefing Paper

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.26.10State use of explosive weapons an indicator of crisis

January 2012
Briefing Paper

 

 

Nuclear weapons

June 2017
Working paper submitted to the negotiating conference

 

Key points: Victim assistance in the nuclear weapon ban treaty

June 2017
Summary paper, submitted as a working paper to negotiation conference

 

Victim assistance in the nuclear weapon ban treaty: a comprehensive and detailed approach

June 2017
Briefing paper

 

Key points: Environmental remediation in the nuclear weapon ban treaty

June 2017
Summary paper, submitted as a working paper to negotiation conference

 

Environmental remediation in the nuclear weapon ban treaty: A comprehensive and detailed approach

June 2017
Briefing paper

 

Positive Obligations in a Treaty Prohibiting Nuclear Weapons: Stockpile Destruction, Environmental Remediation, and Victim Assistance

March 2017
Working paper submitted to negotiation conference

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The underrepresentation of low-income countries in nuclear disarmament forums

May 2015
Discussion paper

 

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Filling the legal gap: The prohibition of nuclear weapons

May 2015
Briefing paper

 

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Economic impacts of a nuclear weapons detonation

March 2015
Briefing paper

 

Victims assistance nuclear weapons

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.37.35The effects of nuclear weapons under international law

December 2014
Briefing paper

 

Nuclear disarmament and the humanitarian initiative: making sense of the NPT in 2014

Nuclear disarmament and the humanitarian initiative: making sense of the NPT in 2014

May 2014
Briefing Paper

 

Nuclear Weapon Free Zones and banning nuclear weapons

Nuclear weapon free zones and banning nuclear weapons

May 2014
Briefing paper

 

A Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons

A Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapons: Developing a legal framework for the prohibition and elimination of nuclear weapons

April 2014
Report

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.39.36Nuclear risk: The British case

February 2014
Briefing Paper

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.42.03Banning nuclear weapons: responses to ten criticisms

December 2013
Briefing Paper

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.43.19Banning nuclear weapons without the nuclear armed States

October 2013
Briefing Paper

 

Banning Nuclear Weapons

Banning Nuclear Weapons

February 2013
Report

 

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Humanitarian Consequences: short case study of the direct humanitarian impacts from a single nuclear weapon detonation on Manchester, UK

February 2013
Report

 

 

Autonomous weapons

Shifting definitions – the UK and Autonomous Weapons Systems

Briefing note
July 2018

 

Autonomous weapon systems: Evaluating the capacity for ‘meaningful human control’ in weapon review processes

Discussion paper
November 2017

 

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Written submission by Article 36 to the Science and Technology Committee inquiry into robotics and artificial intelligence

Select committee inquiry submission
April 2016

 

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Briefing paper
April 2016

 

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Briefing paper
April 2016

 

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Briefing paper
April 2016

 

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Briefing paper
April 2016

 

Killing by MachineKilling by machine: Key issues for understanding meaningful human control

April 2015
Wall chart

 

MP LAWs briefing thumbBriefing note for UK parliamentary roundtable ahead of the CCW meeting on ‘lethal autonomous weapons systems’

March 2015

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.47.00Key areas for debate on autonomous weapons systems

May 2014
Briefing Paper

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.48.10Structuring debate on autonomous weapons systems

October 2013
Briefing Paper

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.50.03Killer robots: UK Government Policy on Fully Autonomous Weapons

April 2013
Briefing Paper

 

 

New technologies

Science, technology and weaponization: preliminary observations

November 2017
Briefing Paper

 

Nanoweapons

November 2017
Briefing Paper

 

Directed Energy Weapons

November 2017
Briefing Paper

 

 

Drones in the use of force

Drones in the use of force: A way forward

Briefing paper
October 2018

 

Approaches to technology and policy: International standards and addressing drones in the use of force

Briefing paper
October 2018

 

Submission of Written Evidence to the APPG Inquiry into the Use of Armed Drones: Drone Strikes, Legal Reasoning and the Need for Transparency

With Dr Michael Mair and Alex Holder, University of Liverpool
December 2017

 

The Humanitarian Impact of Armed Drones

October 2017
Report

 

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Sex and drone strikes

October 2014
Briefing Paper

 

 

Underrepresentation in multilateral forums

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Patterns in participation: the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention, 2010-14

November 2016
Briefing paper

 

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Disarmament, development and patterns of marginalisation in international forums

April 2016
Report

 

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Select committee inquiry submission
September 2015

 

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The underrepresentation of low-income countries in nuclear disarmament forums

May 2015
Discussion paper

 

 

Other publications

Screen Shot 2015-09-08 at 12.48.20Refusal to condemn cluster munition use undermines UK claims to leadership on the protection of civilians

Briefing Paper
September 2015

 

AR03-CHART_technologies_of_violence_11.10.13Some key issues in humanitarian disarmament

October 2013
Wall Chart

 

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 17.16.09Casualty recording, critical argument and campaigning against weapons

October 2013
Briefing Paper

 

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