Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons – Sixth Review Conference

13 Dec 2021 00:00h - 17 Dec 2021 00:00h

Geneva, Switzerland

The Sixth Review Conference represents an opportunity for the High Contracting Parties to strengthen the implementation of the Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May Be Deemed to Be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects. The Convention, which is considered a key instrument in international humanitarian law, is reviewed every five years. Lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) will be discussed at the conference, and in particular the report of the Group of Governmental Experts on LAWS.