March 4, 2024

2024 Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Emerging Technologies in the Area of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) – General Exchange of Views

The development of ever more sophisticated weaponry, even with the purpose of reducing collateral damage, is not a long-lasting solution. Just like any form of evil, war originates in the human heart (cf. Mt 15: 19; Mk 7: 20-23). Therefore, the real solution lies in the conversion to a culture of peace that places technological advancements at the service of humanity, of integral human development, and of the common good.

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