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Autonomous weapons, meaningful human control and the CCW
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
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
States take first step towards curbing the threat of killer robots
The world moved a step closer to outlawing killer robots today after states agreed to start international talks on the use of lethal autonomous weapons. In a landmark move, the United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), meeting in Geneva, agreed to hold discussions on killer robots in 2014.