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2019 by the numbers

December 10, 2019

2019 may be bringing the decade to a close, but for movement building within the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots it was only the beginning. This year saw exponential growth within our coalition – in terms of supporters, members, events, and advocacy activities. Our community of campaigners, activists, peacebuilders, and influencers spans borders, and our Read more...

New European poll shows public favour banning killer robots

November 13, 2019

Public support for a ban on killer robots continues to grow, confirming a need for urgent action by European states to negotiate a new treaty to retain meaningful human control. A poll of ten European countries conducted by YouGov in October 2019, commissioned by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, found that seven in ten Read more...

#Youth4Disarmament are taking on killer robots

October 28, 2019

What happens when you bring 75 youth passionate about disarmament affairs to New York, introduce them to experts in the field, and put them together on a…ship? Just a regular day for Peace Boat, who held “Youth Champions for Securing our Common Future” on 11 October and invited the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots along. Read more...

Scouts, welcome to #TeamHuman

August 6, 2019

“What is a killer robot?” The refrain was heard over and over again at the edge of a small tent in the middle of West Virginia. As thousands of feet trampled down a path at the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve, eager for the next adventure, heads turned to peer closer at bright red flags flapping Read more...

10 Ways for Tech Workers to Get Involved

June 12, 2019

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is a coalition of over a hundred civil society organizations working across 54 countries to stop the development and use of fully autonomous weapons through an international treaty. These weapons would be able to select and engage targets without human intervention, effectively ceding the decision to take a human Read more...

Global poll shows 61% oppose Killer Robots

January 22, 2019

Public opinion is in line with the Campaign’s call for action to prevent the development of killer robots. It’s time to negotiate a treaty to prohibit fully autonomous weapons. The survey of 26 countries was conducted in December 2018 by the market research company Ipsos and commissioned by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. It Read more...