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Draft Presentation on LAWS at the PIR Center International Conference “Emerging Technologies and Global Security: an Agenda for the 21st Century”

September 29, 2016

Mary Wareham

The many serious ethical, legal, proliferation, security, and other concerns raised by fully autonomous weapons pose such a threat to our humanity that a preemptive ban is warranted. Retaining human control over use of force is a moral imperative and essential to promote compliance with international law, and provide for accountability. 

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International Conference “Emerging Technologies And Global Security – An Agenda For 21st Century”, Moscow, September 29, 2016