2020 CCW Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapon systems
The meeting of the Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on lethal autonomous weapon systems was scheduled to meet in Geneva from 22 to 26 June 2020 and from 10-14 August 2020. The GGE is convened through the Conference on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and is chaired by Ambassador Janis Karklins of Latvia.
Due to COVID-19, the June meeting was cancelled but states parties and civil society were invited to provide commentaries on the eleven guiding principles by 1 August. The first session took place from 21-25 September. The second session, rescheduled to 2-6 November 2020 in Geneva, had to be postponed again due to COVID-19 developments.
Reaching Critical Will resources
- CCW Report- subscribe to the "conventional weapons / emerging technologies of violence" mailing list to receive the report during the conference.
- A WILPF Guide to Killer Robots
- Letter on the new Chair of the GGE on LAWS (27 August 2020)