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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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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

Statement to CCW, 13 Nov 2014

November 13, 2014  Comments are off
Statement to CCW, 13 Nov 2014

Statement by Article 36 to the Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, United Nations, Geneva, 13 November 2014 Thank you Mr President. Against the very challenging background of ongoing grave civilian harm during armed conflict,... Read more

Remarks on autonomous weapons systems at CCW, 13 Nov 2014

November 13, 2014  Comments are off
Remarks on autonomous weapons systems at CCW, 13 Nov 2014

Presentation at the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots side event at the CCW, Laura Boillot 13 November 2014, Geneva Next steps on addressing autonomous weapons systems In my presentation today I am going to look at three issues: the principle of meaningful... Read more

Presentation to UN Secretary-General’s Advisor...

September 11, 2014

Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the...

May 21, 2014

Remarks to the CCW on autonomous weapons systems, 15...

May 15, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: First round of government talks on k...

May 8, 2014
Statement by Article 36 to the Meeting of States Par...
November 14, 2013
Structuring debate on autonomous weapons systems
November 10, 2013
Interview on the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots
August 30, 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
APPG on weapons and protection of civilians held ann...
February 6, 2013
Killer robots debate gets serious
January 9, 2013
Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitar...
October 30, 2012
Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanit...
June 20, 2012
Restart disarmament
May 5, 2012
Ban autonomous armed robots
March 5, 2012