Frank Sauer

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ICRAC Statement at the 2017 CCW GGE Meeting

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Posted on 15 November 2017

ICRAC Statement to the 2017 UN CCW GGE Meeting Delivered by Noel Sharkey, Chair, on 15 November 2017 I speak on behalf of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, a founding member of the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots. We would like to thank Ambassador Gill for his preparations of this important meeting. And […] Continue Reading

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Frequently Asked Questions on LAWS

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Posted on 11 November 2017

Memorandum for delegates at the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) Meeting on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) Geneva, 13-17 November 2017 ICRAC is an international not-for-profit association of scientists, technologists, lawyers and policy experts committed to the peaceful use of robotics and the regulation of robot weapons. Please visit our […] Continue Reading

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Autonomous Weapon Systems and Strategic Stability

Analysis, ICRAC News, Slider

Posted on 20 September 2017

Building on arguments previously developed for a blog post, ICRAC’s Juergen Altmann and Frank Sauer discuss the strategic implications of autonomy in weapon systems in more depth in a recently published article in Survival. Here’s an excerpt from the introduction: In July 2015, an open letter from artificial-intelligence experts and roboticists called for a ban on autonomous weapon […] Continue Reading

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Reflections on the 2016 CCW Review Conference

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Posted on 08 February 2017

This is a guest post by Anna Khalfaoui. Anna is currently pursuing a LLM at Harvard Law School, having previously studied at Cambridge University and King’s College London. She specialises in public international law and international human rights law. Click here to read this post in braille Reflections on the Review Conference as a newcomer […] Continue Reading

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Arms Control for AWS: 2016 and beyond

Arms Control for AWS: 2016 and beyond

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Posted on 07 December 2016

After three informal meetings of experts, the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, during its Fifth Review Conference taking place from 12 to 16 December 2016 in Geneva, will decide on how to continue work on arms control for autonomous weapon systems. Below is a preview to an article published in the October 2016 issue of Arms Control […] Continue Reading

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ICRAC leaflet on LAWS and global security

ICRAC leaflet on LAWS and global security

ICRAC News

Posted on 18 November 2016

Back in 2015, one week before the second informal meeting of experts at the CCW in Geneva, ICRAC released a leaflet with a succinct list of the ten most pressing  issues for global security raised by autonomous weapon systems: LAWS – 10 Problems for Global Security. The original announcement is below, and with the CCW’s 5th Review Conference right […] Continue Reading

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