Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons -Group of Governmental Experts

Documents

Documents

Report of the 2018 session of the Group of Governmental Experts on emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems

Emerging Commonalities, Conclusions and Recommendations (including Possible Guiding Principles) - Unformatted advance version

Chair's summary of the discussion on agenda items 6 a, b, c and d, 9-13 April 2018

List of Participants + List of Participants Addendum (April)
Final List of Participants

Provisional Agenda

Provisional Programme of Work

Letter from the Chairperson of the Group of Governmental Experts related to emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS), dated 10 January 2018

The Chair of the CCW GGE on LAWS would like to invite ALL non-governmental actors to contribute reflections, ideas, insights and experiences to enrich the April and August deliberations of governmental experts. Please refer to the newly released programme and agenda to frame your contribution(s).

Working Papers

Working Papers for the second meeting of the GGE on LAWS (27 - 31 August 2018)

Working Papers for the second meeting of the GGE on LAWS (27 - 31 August 2018) need to be submitted to the CCW mailbox (ccw@un.org) in Word format (PDF files can't be processed) for processing, formatting and uploading to the website by 6 August 2018. It is recommended that courtesy translations in English are submitted at the same time.

CCW/GGE.2/2018/WP.1 - Human Machine Touchpoints: The United Kingdom's perspective on human control over weapon development and targeting cycles

CCW/GGE.2/2018/WP.2 - Categorizing lethal autonomous weapons systems - A technical and legal perspective to understanding LAWS. Working paper by Estonia and Finland

CCW/GGE.2/2018/WP.3 - Human-machine interaction in the development, deployment and use of emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems - France

CCW/GGE.2/2018/WP.4 - Human-Machine Interaction in the Development, Deployment, and Use of Emerging Technologies in the Area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems - United States

CCW/GGE.2/2018/WP.5 - Areas of Convergence on LAWS - Brazil

CCW/GGE.2/2018/WP.6 - The Australian Article 36 Review Process - Australia

CCW/GGE.2/2018/WP.7 - Proposal for a Mandate to Negotiate a Legally-binding Instrument that addresses the Legal, Humanitarian and Ethical concerns posed by Emerging Technologies in the Area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) - Austria, Brazil and Chile

Working Papers submitted for the first meeting of the GGE on LAWS (9 - 13 April 2018)

CCW/GGE.1/2018/WP.1 - General Principles on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems - Non-Aligned Movement and Other States Parties to the CCW

CCW/GGE.1/2018/WP.2 - Strengthening of the review mechanisms of a new weapon, means or methods of warfare - Argentina (courtesy translation in English)

CCW/GGE.1/2018/WP.3 - Working Paper on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems - Poland

CCW/GGE.1/2018/WP.4 - Humanitarian benefits of emerging technologies in the area of lethal autonomous weapons systems - United States of America

CCW/GGE.1/2018/WP.5 - Ethics and autonomous weapon system: An ethical basis for human control? - International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

CCW/GGE.1/2018/WP.6 - Russia's Approaches to the Elaboration of a Working Definition and Basic Functions of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems in the Context of the purposes and Objectives of the Convention - Russian Federation (courtesy translation in English)

CCW/GGE.1/2018/WP.7 - Position Paper - China