Machines with the right to kill - a conversation about killer robots

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Lethal autonomous weapons, also known as killer robots, are weapon systems that operate completely without human control. The development of killer robots is being discussed within the UN and Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a ban. Still This type of weapon is not used in war but several countries are investing in developing artificial intelligence (AI) for military purposes. The development of killer robots leads to several ethical, legal as well as security-related issues.  

Because what happens when life and death decisions are left to machines programmed to kill? How is the use of killer robots regulated? Can the use of killer robots ever be justified or should they be banned?  

With these questions as a starting point, FUF invites you to a lecture with Deborah Solomon in The Swedish Peace and Arbitration Association. After the lecture, we open up for discussion and questions. 

Deborah Solomon is campaigning for a ban on killer robots on organizations The Swedish Peace and Arbitration Association. The organization works for disarmament and security with the goal of sustainable peace.   

We offer drinks and snacks. 

 Welcome to us! 

The event takes place at FUF's office. To get here, take the subway to Fridhemsplan or Rådhuset. From there it is about a 10-minute walk. You can also take bus 3 from Slussen and get off at the stop Polhemsgatan. The room is half a flight of stairs down and unfortunately missing ear loop in the room.  

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