Seven states are leading the development of weapons with increasing autonomy with massive investments. A fully-fledged AI arms race will have severe negative security, political and societal impacts.
PAX believes that artificial intelligence (AI) can have a positive contribution to our societies, but only when bound by clear international guidelines.
PAX calls on all states to define clear boundaries in new international law to prevent the development of killer robots and the start of an AI arms race that has no winners
PAX believes states should lead the way towards a pre-emptive ban, but also scientists and tech companies have a responsibility to prevent these weapons from becoming reality.