AI, NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

AI is now at the heart of national security issues. Aware of the revolutionary implications of AI for their security and defence, some countries are actively seeking to develop and improve the use of AI for a very wide range of applications from intelligence to autonomous lethal weapons ("killer robots"). These activities raise the spectre of an AI arms race as well as formidable legal questions.

Articles

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12.10.2020
On December 3, 2020, the Greens/EFA Group of the European Parliament hosted an online discussion on the risks of discrimination posed by biometric mass surveillance.

NEWS

12.17.2020
On December 10, 2020, the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (EP) adopted new guidelines on the use of AI for military purposes and its use in the health and justice sectors.
12.10.2020
On November 27, 2020, Brigadier-General Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the head of the Iranian military’s nuclear program, was shot and killed in a convoy outside Tehran.
12.01.2020
On November 19, 2020, the United-Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI) Centre for AI and Robotics released its latest collaborative report on Malicious Uses and Abuses of Artificial Intelligence
09.24.2020
UNIDIR published a new report on the predictability and understandability in Military AI: the Black Box Unlocked.
09.11.2020
On September 1st, 2020, (UNIDIR) published a new report on Modernizing arms control, Exploring Responses to the Use of AI in Military-Decision-Making.
03.05.2020
on February 2020, US Department of Defense (DOD) adopts five Principles of Artificial Intelligence Ethics.
01.01.2020
In April 2019, the French Armed Forces Minister set out France’s main priorities and ambitions in the field of AI: the AI Task Force Report.