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2021 Third Session CCW meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems

September 27, 2021

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The Risks of Autonomous Weapons and the Role of the Scientific Community

August 27, 2021

Join Seguridad Humana para América Latina y el Caribe (SEHLAC) for its Spanish-language panel discussion on the risks of autonomous weapons and the role that scientists in Latin America can play in tackling this urgent threat. The event will take place virtually on 27 August 2021 at 2pm (Mexico City, UTC-5). Read more...

One-Day Stakeholders Sensitization/Campaign on Fully Autonomous Weapons

August 11, 2021

Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy & Development (FENRAD) will be hosting a one-day event in partnership with the National Orientation Agency & National Youth Council of Nigeria, Abia State. The event is geared towards sensitizing key stakeholders on the issues of fully autonomous weapons and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. Read more...

2021 Second Session CCW meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems

August 3, 2021

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2021 First Session CCW meeting on lethal autonomous weapons systems

June 28, 2021

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Robots tueurs : la Belgique plaidera-t-elle pour une interdiction ?

June 25, 2021

GRIP and Pax Christi Vlaanderen will hold a webinar on Friday 25 June from 12pm-1pm to discuss whether Belgium will ban fully autonomous weapons. This webinar will be held in French and Dutch. Read more...

800 teknologer og forskere ber regjeringen om handling

June 24, 2021

Hosted by the Norwegian Peace Association, on Thursday 24 June, Norwegian scientists will be handing a letter over to Audun Halvorsen, State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs calling for new international law on autonomy in weapons systems. During this event, leaders of Norwegian labs and networks in artificial intelligence will be talking about AI and autonomous weapons, why they signed the letter, and why they want Norway to lead the way in this process. The event will be held primarily in Norwegian, with some English speakers. Read more...

Nuevas tecnologías, inteligencia artificial y armas autónomas

June 24, 2021

Join ECPAT Guatemala and Sistema de la Integración CentroAmericana (SICA) for a panel event to discuss new technologies, AI, and autonomous weapons. Please note this is a Spanish-language event. Read more...

A Virtual Church Leaders Meeting to discuss the Banning of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

June 18, 2021

The Methodist Church of Southern Africa, in partnership with the World Council of Churches, will be hosting a virtual briefing meeting for church leaders (by invite only) to discuss a legally-binding treaty on fully autonomous weapons. Read more...

Armas Autónomas Letales: Seguridad nacional el internacional, perspectiva militar y sesgos e interseccionalidad

June 16, 2021

Join ECPAT Guatemala and Sistema de la Integración CentroAmericana (SICA) for a panel event to discuss military, bias, and intersectional perspectives on lethal autonomous weapons. Please note this is a Spanish-language event. Read more...

Formas Contemporáneas de las Guerras y conflictos actuales y tecnologías

June 10, 2021

Join ECPAT Guatemala and Sistema de la Integración CentroAmericana (SICA) for a panel event to discuss current conflicts and technologies in contemporary warfare. Please note this is a Spanish-language event. Read more...

The Big Question: What is the Future of Warfare?

June 9, 2021

On 9 June from 1pm-2.30pm EDT, Branka Marijan and James Rogers will explore the future of AI backed warfare – including autonomous weapon advancements, their ethical implications, and how countries are preparing/implementing these technologies. Read more...

What can AI researchers do to help prevent Lethal Autonomous Weapons?

May 5, 2021

Learn from some of the world’s leading experts on fighting autonomous weapons by joining the 9th International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR 2021) speaker event, “What can AI researchers do to help prevent Lethal Autonomous Weapons?” Read more...

From UCAVs to LAWS: The Perception and Reality of Unmanned Weapons

April 7, 2021

Hosted by Drone Wars UK on Wednesday 7 April at 7pm BST, this webinar will discuss the risks posed by combat drone usage in war and recent developments in lethal autonomous weapons. Read more...

Death by Algorithm? The Future of Weaponized Artificial Intelligence

March 26, 2021

On 26 March, 11am-12pm EDT, join Project Ploughshares for a virtual discussion focused on the weaponization of artificial intelligence and technical, ethical, military and security concerns. Read more...

Global Meeting 2021: Virtual

March 24, 2021

The third global meeting of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots will take place virtually on 24 March 2021, 13:00-17:00 (GMT). This event is only open to members of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.  Read more...

Los Riesgos de las Armas Autónomas: Una Mirada desde el Sur. Perspectiva Científica y Militar.

March 18, 2021

On Thursday 18 March from 15.00-16.00 (UTC-3), join SEHLAC and Centro de Estudios de Política Internacional (CEPI) for a presentation from the Latin American perspective on the risks of fully autonomous weapons: scientific and military. This is a Spanish-language event, held over Zoom. Read more...

South African Perspectives on Fully Autonomous Weapons

March 10, 2021

Join the Institute of Security Studies and ENACT Africa for a discussion on the South African perspective on fully autonomous weapons. Read more...

Killer Robots: The Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) – A Threat to Human Kind

February 24, 2021

Join Women Peace and Democracy Nepal for a roundtable seminar on “Killer Robots: The Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) – A Threat to Human Kind” on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM- 1:00 PM. Read more...

Militarization, Killer Robots, and the Korean Peninsula: The Case for Peace

December 14, 2020

Join Korea Peace Now! on 15 December 2020 at 8pm (UTC -5) via Zoom for a discussion on killer robots in South Korea: what they are, why you should care, and how ending the Korean War can help stop them. This is an English-language event. Read more...

Virtual Global Youth Conference on Fully Autonomous Weapons

December 12, 2020

On 12 December 2020, ISC and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots will host a Virtual Global Youth Conference on Fully Autonomous Weapons. All participants, especially youth, are welcome. Registration is required. This event will be mixed-language, with a focus on English and Japanese. Read more...

VIII Jardunaldiak Antimilitarismoa eta Memoria Historikoa

November 18, 2020

The 8th edition of the Antimilitarist and Historical Memory Conference will present the theme “Towards the prohibition of autonomous weapons: is a world without wars possible?” with the Spanish Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. The event will take place virtually on 18-19 November 2020. Please note this is a Spanish-language event and registration is required to attend. Read more...

Webinar series on the technological, military and legal aspects of lethal autonomous weapon systems

October 26, 2020

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) are pleased to invite you to a series of three webinars exploring technological, military and legal aspects of Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems (LAWS). The purpose of each webinar would be to provide analysis on issues pertaining to technological, military and legal Read more...