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Stop Killer Robots calls for new international law on autonomy in weapons systems.

Momentum towards a new legal framework

A total of 55 countries were represented with intense and focussed discussions on key elements of a potential new framework. Our Campaign was present throughout – in person and virtually, and fuelled progress towards a consensus on the policy ingredients…

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RightsCon: Preventing digital dehumanisation

On 10 June, the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots held its panel session “Preventing Digital Dehumanisation” as part of Access Now’s annual RightsCon event. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, RightsCon ran from 7 June to 11 June 2021 and took place virtually…

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Response to report of killer robots in Libya

A United Nations Security Council report has revealed that autonomous weapons systems have been used in Libya where fighters were “hunted down and remotely engaged…by autonomous weapons systems such as the STM Kargu-2 and other loitering munitions.” This is…

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Join our team: Monitoring and Research Manager

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots is hiring a Monitoring & Research Manager. This new position can be flexibly located, which would require people to be able to work from home. It will work in close cooperation with a team…

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Join our team: Communications Officer

Our new Communications Officer will join us at a pivotal time for the Campaign as we have developed a new Vision and Values and we are currently undergoing a website and branding redevelopment with an expected launch of our new…

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ICRC calls for new legal rules to address autonomy in weapons systems

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President, Peter Maurer, briefed states today on the ICRC’s conclusion that new international law is needed to tackle the ethical, humanitarian and legal challenges posed by autonomy in weapons systems. The ICRC…

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