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‘Target profiles’ as a basis for rules relating to autonomy in weapons systems

August 2, 2019  Comments are off
'Target profiles' as a basis for rules relating to autonomy in weapons systems

A new discussion paper argues that ‘target profiles’ can provide a basis for developing rules to preserve ethical standards and enable meaningful human control over systems that apply force on the basis of sensors. All systems that, during their use,... Read more

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Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the CCW

May 21, 2014  Comments are off
(c) UN in Geneva

Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the CCW Discussions at the Convention on Conventional Weapons, May 2015 The CCW held its first informal meeting on autonomous weapons from 13-16 May in Geneva. Delegations from 87 countries took part, as well... Read more

Banning Nuclear Weapons

February 24, 2013  No comments
Banning Nuclear Weapons

FULL REPORT MEDIA ADVISORY Introduction and Executive Summary The humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapon use are more destructive than those of any other weapon developed throughout history.  The main immediate effects are intense light and heat, a massive blast wave,... Read more