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

May 8, 2014  Comments are off
MEDIA ADVISORY: First round of government talks on killer robots set to start at UN

First round of government talks on killer robots set to start at UN May 2014 WHAT: At a weapons treaty meeting of the UN Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW), states will hold a first round of discussions on ‘lethal autonomous... Read more

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States take first step towards curbing the threat of killer robots

November 15, 2013  Comments are off
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.