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Conference Paper
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Autonomous Weapons-

Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora (2013) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Autonomous Weapons-, presented at PhD Course: Emerging Military Technologies - New Normative Challenges, Oslo, 13/11/13 – 15/11/13.

Popular Article
Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Issues for the International Community

Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Nicholas Marsh (2014) Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Issues for the International Community, Security & Defence Agenda, 9 May.

Popular Article
Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Killing the ‘Robots-don’t-Rape’ Argument

Sandvik, Kristin Bergtora & Kjersti Lohne (2015) Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Killing the ‘Robots-don’t-Rape’ Argument, IntLawGrrls, 5 August.

PRIO Policy Brief
Norway’s Policy on Emerging Military Technologies: Widening the Debate on AI and Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems

Stai, Nora Kristine & Bruno Oliveira Martins (2021) Norway’s Policy on Emerging Military Technologies: Widening the Debate on AI and Lethal Autonomous Weapon Systems, PRIO Policy Brief, 11. Oslo: PRIO.

Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 08:30-10:00
Lethal Autonomous Weapons: The Challenge of Accountability

​​​​​​Background:Technological advances in weaponry mean that decisions about the use of force on the battlefield could increasingly be taken by machines operating without human intervention. Such technology has in recent years been labeled “l...

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 13:00-14:30
Lethal Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War

​Welcome to a discussion on the relationship between artificial intelligence, its likely uses in warfare, and how the technology could be controlled.

Friday, 16 May 2014
PRIO Researchers Contribute to Debate on Lethal Autonomous Weapons

​​This week, UN experts have gathered in Geneva to discuss emerging technologies, namely the promises and perils of lethal autonomous weapons. Contributing to this debate, PRIO's Kristin Bergtora Sandvik, Nicholas Marsh and...

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015
Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Killing the ‘Robots-don’t-Rape’ Argument

Earlier this spring, we debated a law professor who insisted that lethal autonomous weapons (LAWS) could clean up war. The professor posited that a war fought with autonomous weapons would be a war without rape. Taking humans out of the loop would...

Monday, 12 May 2014
Lethal Autonomous Weapons: Issues for the International Community

On May 13-16 a United Nations (UN) expert meeting will discuss ‘questions relating to emerging technologies’ in lethal autonomous weapon systems. Such systems are distinguished by being mobile and selecting targets autonomously without direct huma...

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 08:30-10:00
Killer Robots at the UN

​Following up on the seminar Killer Robots: the future of war?, we continue our discussion on lethal autonomous weapons and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots.

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2014
New PRIO Policy Brief on killer robots

​Following up on the NCHS seminar Killer Robots at the UN, Nicholas Marsh continues the discussion on lethal autonomous weapons and the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots in his latest policy brief, 'Defining the Scope of Auto...

Friday, 4 Apr 2014
Issues for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots was launched in April 2013 with the objective of achieving a ban on the development, production and deployment of lethal autonomous weapons. In May 2014, the issue will be discussed by a UN expert meeting under t...

Wednesday, 04 Sep 2013 08:30-10:00
Killer Robots: the Future of War?

Should we prohibit or regulate autonomous weapons? Taking the campaign to stop killer robots as the starting point, this breakfast seminar identifies a set of key ethical and legal issues relating to robotic weapon platforms.  

Wednesday, 17 Aug 2016 10:30-14:30
The Policy Implications of Nonviolent Direct Action

​​We have the pleasure of inviting you to a public policy event on The Policy Implications of Nonviolent Direct Action. Nonviolent political movements have played a major role in many prominent events in modern history, including the US civil...

Friday, 24 May 2019
Technology, Security and Warfare

​The second TRANSAD workshop debates critical issues in the interplay between technology, security and warfare. It addresses topics such as the international politics of security technologies, technological innovations, and the legal and ethi...

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2022
The Ethics of Military Artificial Intelligence – Conference at the U.S. Naval Academy

​PRIO researchers Greg Reichberg and Henrik Syse spoke last week at the United States Naval Academy's annual McCain Conference on military ethics.  

Monday, 24 Oct 2022
Workshop on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

A select group of philosophers recently gathered to discuss the ethics of artificial intelligence.

Project Jan 2017 – Dec 2019
INTERSECT: Technology-Security-Society interplays in Europe

The collaborative research Network INTERSECT creates a cross-European structure for advancing the knowledge on the many facets of the interplays between technological developments, security practices, and societal changes in Europe. It provides an...

Project Dec 2020 – Apr 2021
Algor-ethics in the Emerging Battlespace

​​Algor-ethics aims to provide a mapping of current AI-based technologies that are designed to enhance the effectiveness of military personnel in combat settings. The project will outline criteria that enable discernment of the ethical challenges ...

PRIO Policy Brief
Defining the Scope of Autonomy

Marsh, Nicholas (2014) Defining the Scope of Autonomy, PRIO Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.

Book Chapter
Applying AI on the Battlefield: The Ethical Debates

Reichberg, Gregory M. & Henrik Syse (2021) Applying AI on the Battlefield: The Ethical Debates, in von Braun, Joachim; Margaret S. Archer; Gregory M. Reichberg; & Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo, eds, Robotics, AI, and Humanity: Science, Ethics, and Poli...

Thursday, 18 Aug 2016
India’s Membership of the Missile Technology Control Regime

India became the 35th member of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) on 27 June 2016. The MTCR is an informal and voluntary association of suppliers of ballistic and cruise missiles capable of delivering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), ...

Wednesday, 30 Mar 2016
India’s Nuclear Behavior

India’s Nuclear Policy has been the subject of debate for many decades now. A non-signatory to the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty, the country has pursued an atomic bomb amid regional tensions and precarious relations with its neighbors. India h...

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016
The Iranian Nuclear Issue

I have been tracking the Iranian nuclear issue for about ten years. Important in its own right, this issue also has significant implications for the international agenda on nuclear weapons disarmament. Let it be noted at the outset that the expres...

Friday, 4 Dec 2015
Why Not Nuke ISIS?

Last week I received a call from a journalist doing background research for an article.  The journalist wanted to know whether I thought a nuclear weapon could be used against ISIS. I was admittedly surprised at this question.  But apparently the ...

Wednesday, 25 Nov 2015
The Threat from ISIS is not Military

For more than a decade, alarmists have essentially argued that, because the 9/11 attackers proved to be good with box-cutters, they would soon be able to fabricate nuclear weapons. And now, after the dramatic and horrible Paris terror attacks, a s...

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015
How did the 13 November Paris Killers get their Guns?

Full details of the arms used in the 13 November massacres will emerge in time. This post provides some information on illicit automatic weapons, such as the Kalashnikov, in France, and how they reach illicit markets. Overall, it appears that ther...

Monday, 26 Oct 2015
When Internet Access Becomes a Weapon

Social Media has rightly been celebrated as an empowering tool for ordinary citizens to mobilize against repressive rulers, and make marginalized voices heard. But a crucial question remains unanswered: why should power-hungry states, with de fact...

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
A Daring Peace Prize

In selecting the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has made a daring move. This year’s laureate was the driving force behind the recently concluded Treaty on the ...

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
Nuclear Disarmament and The Nobel Peace Prize

Since the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Linus Pauling in 1962, contributions to nuclear disarmament have recurrently been an explicit motivation for granting the Prize.1 According to the Nobel Peace Prize committee, the International Campaign t...

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