Tag: United Nations

Drone Bases Updates

This dynamic post will provide regular updates regarding the deployment of drones in military operations as new developments occur and as new information becomes available. The entries will place the latest developments in context. Zarqa, Jordan December 1, 2016 By…

More of the Same: The UN Debate on Lethal Robots

By Kelley Sayler From April 11 to 15, representatives from 95 states and numerous non-governmental organizations gathered in Geneva for the third UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons’ Meeting of Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS). As outlined by…

Weekly Roundup 10/12/15

10/5/15 – 10/11/15 If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The MQ-9 Reaper is perhaps the most famous military…

Debating “Killer Robots” at the United Nations

By Dan Gettinger Today, April 13, experts and delegates from around the world are gathering in Geneva, Switzerland for a discussion on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, or, LAWS. The Meeting of Experts is organized by the United Nations Convention on…

CNAS Primer on LAWS for UN Delegates

This paper is published with permission from the Center for a New American Security. By Paul Scharre, Michael C. Horowitz, and Kelly Sayler On April 13-17, delegates to the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) will discuss lethal autonomous weapon…

What You Need to Know About “Killer Robots”

By Dan Gettinger, @GettDan In 2014, Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) became a hot topic of debate. Military strategists are planning for a future in which autonomous unmanned systems such as aerial drones are capable of making targeting decisions without any…

Weekly Roundup 10/27

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone South Korea wants its citizens to keep an eye on the sky…

Weekly Roundup 8/25

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The ongoing protests in Ferguson have turned the nation’s attention on police…

Weekly Roundup 7/29

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News President Obama will intervene in the development of national drone regulations, issuing an executive order granting the National Telecommunications…

Weekly Roundup 3/31

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Last year, protesters flew a small drone outside the house of…

Weekly Roundup 3/24

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The United States will not join negotiations at the United Nations Human Rights Council over a proposed resolution that…

Weekly Roundup 12/9

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Alice Ross leads the Covert Drone War project at the Bureau of…