The 2016 Fifth Review Conference decided to establish a Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS). The first session will take place from 21 to 25 August and its second session 13 to 17 November 2017.
The GGE will be chaired by Ambassador Amandeep Singh Gill of India.
Who can participate in a CCW GGE? A CCW GGE is not the same as a GGE established under the General Assembly. It is open to all High Contracting Parties and non-States parties, international organisations and non-governmental organisations.
Important announcement: The Group of Governmental Experts scheduled to take place from 21 to 25 August 2017 has been cancelled. There will be an announcement at the end of August on the convening of the Group of Governmental Experts from 13 to 17 November 2017.