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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

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The emergence of armed drones and how we assess the acceptability of new weapons

March 21, 2013  No comments
The emergence of armed drones and how we assess the acceptability of new weapons

  “We are establishing standards other nations may follow.” This was Caitlin Hayden, a spokeswoman for the White House National Security Council, acknowledging that US policy and practice on drone strikes will influence the policy and practice of other states. Concerns... Read more

Killer robots debate gets serious

January 9, 2013  No comments
Killer robots debate gets serious

The evolution of military technology and doctrine towards greater autonomy for machines and weapons on the battlefield has long been a concern for roboticists, ethicists and other thinkers and campaigners observing this trend. Opponents to autonomous weapons hold that the... Read more

Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

October 30, 2012  No comments
Campaigners meet to discuss disarmament as humanitarian action

Article 36 participated in a Humanitarian Disarmament Campaigns Summit, organized by Human Rights Watch on 20-21 October 2012 along with 28 other non-governmental organizations. The Summit took place in New York on the margins of the UN First Committee on... Read more

Drone strikes raise fundamental concerns for humanit...

June 20, 2012

Restart disarmament

May 5, 2012

Ban autonomous armed robots

March 5, 2012