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2020 Humanitarian Disarmament Forum

October 17, 2020

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and Soka Gakkai International will co-host the next Humanitarian Disarmament Forum on 17-18 October 2020, focusing on diversity—particularly race—and how to be more intersectional in working to advance humanitarian disarmament. 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...

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...

Ignominious Anniversary: Remembering Hiroshima

August 6, 2020

Join Ethics In Tech for an evening of activism, education, and humor to inspire social change. The event features a series of speakers with Erin Hunt of Mines Action Canada to speak on behalf of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. This event is free but Ethics in Tech welcomes donations. 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...

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...

#StopKillerRobots y Pura vida: Establecimiento de una red de apoyo a la Campaña en Costa Rica

July 8, 2020

This is a Spanish-language event. This event will take place over Zoom between Campaign members to discuss how to further the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in Costa Rica. Read more...

Lethal Autonomous Weapons Meeting: International Humanitarian Law

July 7, 2020

This is a Spanish-language event, held virtually over Zoom. This event aims to promote participatory dialogues between government representatives, parliamentarians, academics, and civil society on technological development and the scope of fully autonomous weapons. 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...

Killer robots? The politics and ethics of lethal autonomous weapons

June 30, 2020

Join a featured panel of experts to discuss the ethical, political and technical issues relating to lethal autonomous weapons on 30 June from 5:00pm-6:30pm BST. This event is hosted by Student Young Pugwash and will take place over Zoom. 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...

Instagram Live Q&A with Peter Asaro

June 16, 2020

Join the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots Instagram live Q&A with Peter Asaro. Read more...

Virtual Keynote on Killer Robots with Toby Walsh

June 6, 2020

Toby Walsh will be giving a virtual keynote on joining the fight to stop killer robots at the 2020 Data Science Congress. Read more...