About us

Formed in October 2012, the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that is working to ban fully autonomous weapons and thereby retain meaningful human control over the use of force.

Actions and achievements

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is awarded the Peace Prize of the City of Ypres. 90% of those who voted for the Prize were younger than 18 years old.
Germany's Foreign Ministry hosts the online Berlin Forum on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems on 1-2 April. In opening the Berlin Forum, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said that lethal autonomous weapons systems are “a red line we should never cross” because “letting machines decide over life and death of human beings goes against ethical standards and undermines human dignity.”
Parliamentarians for Global Action launches a Global Parliamentary Campaign in support of the negotiation of a treaty prohibiting fully autonomous weapons, and calls on all Parliamentarians worldwide to sign the PGA Global Parliamentary Declaration in Support of the Negotiation of a Treaty Prohibiting Fully Autonomous Weapons.
The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots held its second global meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is a growing global coalition of 171 international, regional, and national non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in 65 countries that is working to preemptively ban fully autonomous weapons.

Who we are

Our global coalition

How to join

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Take Action

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Steering Committee

The Steering committee is the campaign’s principal leadership and decision-making body. It is comprised of six international NGOs, a regional NGO network, and four national NGOs that work internationally.

For more information, see this Overview. A Terms of Reference is also available on request, detailing the committee’s selection process, mandate, decision-making, meetings and communication, and expected commitments.


The global Coordinator of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is Mary Wareham at Human Rights Watch in Washington, DC.

She is advocacy director of the arms division and has played a central role in creating and monitoring the 1997 Mine Ban Treaty and 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions.

Mary Wareham

Coordinator, Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

Email mary@stopkillerrobots.org

Twitter @marywareham

Instagram @marymwareham

The Campaign Outreach Manager for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is Isabelle Jones, based out of Mines Action Canada in Ottawa, Canada. In her role, she manages efforts to expand and strengthen the Campaign’s network, and provides ongoing support through funding, resources, and coordination to build momentum and energize the coalition.

Isabelle holds a Master of Science in Human Rights from the London School of Economics, where her research focused on how applications of new weapons technology within the social structure of the military could result in increased civilian casualties in conflict, and a Bachelor of Arts in Global Development from Queen’s University.

Isabelle first joined the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in June 2018, as its Project Officer. Previously she worked in various roles at Aga Khan Foundation Canada; the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security; the LSE Centre for Human Rights; and Human Rights Watch.

Isabelle Jones

Campaign Outreach Manager

Email isabelle@stopkillerrobots.org

Twitter @issjones

The Media & Communications Manager for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is Clare Conboy, based in Geneva, Switzerland. In her role, she builds the Campaign’s media profile and presence, oversees production of visual content, and engages the public through digital communications. She previously worked as Communications & Web Manager for the Acronym Institute for Disarmament Diplomacy and ICAN in the UK.

Clare also served on the International Steering Group of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, and co-led the photo, video and social media teams during the negotiations on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Clare Conboy

Media & Communications Manager

Email clare@stopkillerrobots.org

Twitter @ClareConboy

The Project Officer for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is Farah Bogani, based in Ottawa, Canada. In her role, she provides support through logistics and coordination. Previously, she spent a year and a half working at Amnesty International’s Secretariat office in London, UK supporting the Secretary General and the Senior Director for Research. While at Amnesty, Farah conducted human rights research in business and tech. She has also worked conducting research in artificial intelligence, nuclear warfare, and cybersecurity for the International Security Department at Chatham House. Farah holds a Master of Science in Human Rights from the London School of Economics in England and a Master of Arts in International Relations and Comparative Literature from the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

Farah Bogani

Project Officer

Email farah@stopkillerrobots.org

Twitter @_farahbogani

The Government Relations Manager for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is Ousman Noor, based in Geneva, Switzerland. In his role, he liaises with diplomats, UN officials, representatives from international institutions and civil society activists to build greater policy coherence for an international ban treaty. Ousman is a trained lawyer who previously worked for the Centre Suisse pour la Défense des Droits des Migrants in Geneva defending the rights of migrants. Before moving to Switzerland, Ousman served as a Barrister in the United Kingdom, where he spent a decade representing individuals in over 1,000 cases concerning human rights, refugees, trafficking, modern slavery, torture, deportation and humanitarian protection. He was the Director of the Habeas Corpus Project, a law center challenging unlawful detention. Ousman has a law degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, where he served as a senior teaching fellow. He also has a master’s degree in social anthropology from Linacre College at the University of Oxford.

Ousman Noor

Government Relations Manager

Email ousman@stopkillerrobots.org