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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...

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...

Young People’s Role in Advancing the Stop Killer Robots Campaign

December 15, 2020

Please join the Cultural Youth Initiative Movement of Nigeria on 15 December 2020 for a webinar series via Zoom on young people’s role in advancing the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. 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...

Stopping Killer Robots: Human Rights Day Forum

December 10, 2020

Join Aotearoa New Zealand Campaign to Stop Killer Robots on 10 December 2020 for the “Stopping Killer Robots: Human Rights Day Forum” and announcement on the launch of their new initiative. This event will be held in English. Read more...

What’s Next in Part 2 (HDF)?

December 9, 2020

On 9 December, join the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and Soka Gakkai International for a webinar via Zoom on Part Two of the Humanitarian Disarmament Forum. This event will be held in English and registration is required. 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...

Codes for Coders: Killer robots, ethics and the law, with Taniel Yusef (WILPF UK)

November 17, 2020

Tune into a presentation by Taniel Yusuf from WILPF UK who will present on the topic “Codes for Coders: Killer robots, ethics and the law” on 17 November 2020. Registration is mandatory to attend. Read more...

Virtual Briefing: A Comprehensive Response to Concerns over Killer Robots

October 29, 2020

Join the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and a panel of experts on Thursday 29 October for a virtual briefing on “A Comprehensive Response to Concerns over Killer Robots”. 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...

Killer Robots: The Ethics of Scientific Innovation

October 23, 2020

Register now to attend the online event “Killer Robots: The Ethics of Scientific Innovation” on Friday 23 October at 5pm (UTC+1). Hosted by the University of Cambridge Lawyers Without Borders. Read more...

2020 Humanitarian Disarmament Forum

October 19, 2020

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and Soka Gakkai International will co-host the next Humanitarian Disarmament Forum on 19-21 October 2020, focusing on diversity—particularly race—and how to be more intersectional in working to advance humanitarian disarmament. Read more...

PAX Webinar on Killer Robots

September 28, 2020

Join PAX for an English-language webinar to find out more about the issue of fully autonomous weapons and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. Read more...

Killer Robots – Virtual Policy Lab for Youth

September 28, 2020

Want to learn more about killer robots? Project Ploughshares invites Canadian high school and university students to join for an interactive discussion! Sign up is required via Eventbrite. Read more...

Africa’s role in regulating autonomous weapons systems

September 23, 2020

Join panelists for a Zoom webinar as they discuss the real threat lethal autonomous weapons pose to African peace and security and the need for a clear way forward. Read more...

4th Workshop: 2020. Capturing Technologies. Rethinking Arms Control

September 18, 2020

Campaign Coordinator, Mary Wareham, will be speaking on options and prospects for multi-stakeholder approaches to arms control negotiations as part of the German Federal Foreign Office’s two-day virtual event. Read more...

Instagram Live Q&A with Hayley Ramsay-Jones

September 15, 2020

Join the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Instagram live Q&A on racism, intersectionality, and killer robots with Hayley Ramsay-Jones. Read more...

Autonomía en sistemas de armas: por qué deben prohibirse las armas autónomas

September 2, 2020

This is a Spanish-language event. Join Wanda Munoz, a campaigner based in Mexico, on 2 September for a virtual talk on why we should prohibit fully autonomous weapons at the virtual . Read more...

Paremos Los Robots Asesinos

August 12, 2020

Spanish-language event. Tune in to see Pia Devoto (Asociación para Políticas Públicas & SEHLAC) and Paloma Lara Castro (TEDIC) in conversation about the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. Moderated by Belén Giménez (TEDIC). Read more...

Instagram Live Q&A with Liz O’Sullivan

August 11, 2020

Join the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Instagram live Q&A on data, privacy, and killer robots with Liz O’Sullivan. Read more...

RightsCon: The impending age of killer robots? How our data fuels autonomous weapons, and why it’s not too late to stop them

July 30, 2020

How will big data and surveillance feed into the development of autonomous weapons? How will algorithmic bias and machine learning impact the building or training of killer robots? What does this mean for how we choose to give our data away? Who will be held accountable when these systems fail or make mistakes? And, what can we really do about it? Find out in our session at RightsCon, to be held 30 July, 9.00am to 10.00am EST. Read more...

La Guerra del Futuro: Intelligencia Artificial en tiempos de pandemia

July 23, 2020

This is a Spanish language event. Tune in to part two of a virtual webinar series ‘La Guerra del Futuro’ hosted by the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots partner organisations, Associacion Para Politicas Publicas, Centro de Estudios de Política Internacional, Project Ploughshares, and SEHLAC. Read more...

Online Symposium on Killer Robots

July 11, 2020

This is a Japanese-language event. Join the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in Japan online and hear from a variety of perspectives on the need for a ban. Read more...

Conferencia: Armas Autónomas No Tripuladas

July 10, 2020

This is a Spanish-language event with Dra. Roser Martinez Quirante from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Read more...

Society, Robots and Us: Conversations We Need To Have

June 30, 2020

Join campaigners Peter Asaro and Liz O’Sullivan for the 30 June Silicon Valley Robotics online discussion session, “Robots, Society and Us”. Registration required. Read more...

Instagram Live Q&A with Dr Thompson Chengeta

June 30, 2020

Join the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Instagram live Q&A with Dr Thompson Chengeta. Read more...

La Guerra del Futuro: Orden Internacional y Nuevas Tecnologías

June 25, 2020

Este evento es en español. El jueves 25 a las 18 horas a participar del Primer Encuentro de La Guerra del Futuro van a disertar Cesar Jaramillo de Project Ploughshares, Camilo Serna Villegas de Asociación Campaña Colombiana Contra Minas, y Juan Battaleme de Consejo Argentino para las Relaciones Internacionales. Conduce: Pia Devoto de Asociación para Read more...