Prof. Sarah Knuckey attends UN CCW Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems
May 14, 2014

“At the 2013 CCW Meeting of High Contracting Parties, a new mandate on lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) was agreed on. The mandate states:

‘…Chairperson will convene in 2014 a four-day informal Meeting of Experts, from 13 to 16 May 2014, to discuss the questions related to emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems, in the context of the objectives and purposes of the Convention. He will, under his own responsibility, submit a report to the 2014 Meeting of the High Contracting Parties to the Convention, objectively reflecting the discussions held.’”

Read the rest and see more information here.

Read Prof. Knuckey’s Just Security blog post summarizing the first day.

Read Prof. Knuckey’s Just Security post on women and autonomous weapons.

Read Prof. Knuckey’s Just Security post at the conclusion of the meeting.



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