Emerging technologies in the area of LAWS: Exploring the legal and ethical implications of algorithmic bias

26 Jul 2022 13:00h - 14:00h

Online

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The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Geneva Branch will organise a webinar entitled 'Emerging technologies in the area of LAWS: Exploring the legal and ethical implications of algorithmic bias.'

The webinar aims to deepen participants’ understanding of the technical, legal, ethical, and governance implications of algorithmic bias in emerging technologies in the area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS). The event has been organized as part of the implementation of the EU Council decision (CFSP) 2021/1694 in support of the universalization, implementation and strengthening of the the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW), adopted in 2021, which supports inter alia discussions on underexplored issues related to the Convention.

The webinar will host panelists who will speak on a) machine learning and bias; b) legal and ethical implications of algorithmic bias in the area of LAWS; and c) implications of algorithmic bias for military AI governance.