With the untold risks inherent in military drone swarms, Canada must ratchet up efforts to ban killer robots and better regulate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) for military purposes.
From pandemic prevention to the final demise of the Open Skies Treaty, to the role that Canada should be playing in securing a ban on killer robots and on weapons in space, find out more in today’s blog.
Prepare to be inspired by some new thinking from ten leading peace researchers critiquing NATO’s vapid “reflections” on the next ten years; read details of new Federal gun control legislation and consider a trenchant critique of how President Biden is handling his China review.
In the wake of our failed Security Council bid, now is the time for Canada to review our foreign policy, rebuild diplomatic capacity and strengthen civil society engagement, while also taking immediate steps to fulfill our declared commitments to foreign aid, peacekeeping, disarmament and international law.
The mandate talks for NATO’s new strategic review give Canada a huge opportunity to work with other like-minded NATO members to ensure that there is a strong nuclear disarmament component.