International Committee of the Red Cross

Ethics and autonomous weapon systems: An ethical basis for human control?

Article 03 April 2018

As part of continuing reflections on the legal and ethical issues raised by autonomous weapons systems, the ICRC convened a round-table meeting in Geneva from 28 to 29 August 2017 to explore the ethical aspects.


This report - "Ethics and autonomous weapon systems: An ethical basis for human control?" - summarizes discussions and highlights the ICRC's main conclusions: