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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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Remarks to the CCW on autonomous weapons systems, 13 May 2014

May 13, 2014  Comments are off
Remarks to the CCW on autonomous weapons systems, 13 May 2014

Article 36 statement, Laura Boillot CCW informal meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems 13 May 2014, Geneva Thank you Mr. Chair. On behalf of Article 36, I would like to make a few remarks on the areas that we consider... Read more

First round of government talks on killer robots set to start at UN

May 13, 2014  Comments are off
First round of government talks on killer robots set to start at UN

States will hold a first round of discussions on ‘lethal autonomous weapons systems’ in an informal meeting of experts at the UN Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) in Geneva from 13-16 May 2014. Whilst there has been steady concern raised... Read more