Documents from the 2023 CCW Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapon systems

MAY 2023

Conference documents

Indicative timetable

Draft conclusions for inclusion into the 2023 report of the GGE (25 April 2023)

Draft Report of the 2023 session of the GGE (6 May 2023)

Draft Conclusions (18 May 2023)

Additional text proposals (18 May 2023)

Final Report, Advance Version (24 May 2023)

Written submissions/proposals

Draft Protocol on Autonomous Weapon Systems (Protocol VI)
Submitted by Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Sierra Leone and Uruguay


MARCH 2023

Conference documents


Provisional agenda

Indicative timetable

Non-exhaustive compilation of definitions and characterisations  

Written submissions/proposals

Proposal for the Normative and Operational Framework on Autonomous Weapon Systems
Submitted by the State of Palestine

Revised working paper
Submitted by Austria

Proposal for an international legal instrument on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS)
Submitted by Pakistan