Episode 7 - How could an international treaty regulate autonomous weapons?

Lethal Autonomous Weapons: 10 things we want to know

27-10-2021 • 29 minuti

Paola Gaeta and Alessandra Spadaro interview Richard Moyes, Managing Director of Article 36, a non-profit organization focused on reducing harm from weapons and actively working, among other things, for the adoption of new legal standards on emerging technologies. In this episode, he talks about the prospects for the adoption of a new treaty regulating autonomous weapons.

Richard Moyes authored several short papers for Article 36, including Regulating autonomy in weapons systems (with Elizabeth Minor, 2020), Autonomy in weapons systems – considering approaches to regulation(2020), and Autonomy in weapons systems: mapping a structure for regulation through specific policy questions (2019). He is also the co-host of the Article 36 podcast: Regulating Autonomous Weapons.

For more information on the Lethal Autonomous Weapons and War Crimes research project, visit our website https://lawsandwarcrimes.com